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  • FBI searching for drug case fugitive

    FBI searching for drug case fugitive
    The FBI is asking for the public's help in locating a West Side man named in a federal complaint for selling cocaine. Gerard M. Liles, 30, whose last known address was in the 2900 block of West Harrison Street, is also known as "Keppis," the FBI said....
  • Too little sleep linked to heart disease risk

    Too little sleep linked to heart disease risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a large U.S. study, people who tended to get less than six hours of sleep nightly were more likely to have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and to be obese. The research is the first to look at differences in...
  • Cancer breaks all the rules

    Cancer breaks all the rules
    I hate losing. I hate it when I lose my keys, lose my way, or lose my train of thought. I have spent my life trying to learn the rules of every game that I played in an effort to ensure that I was always prepared and that I had everything that I needed to...
  • More evidence e-cigs may help in quitting tobacco

    More evidence e-cigs may help in quitting tobacco
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Electronic cigarette users followed over a year reduced or quit using tobacco cigarettes in large numbers and were less prone to resume smoking, at least in the short term. Experts continue to debate whether or not "e-cigs"...
  • Distractions an effective ploy to help curb barking

    Q: What do you suggest I do to stop my 2-year-old Labrador mix from barking when there's someone at the door? I also have three other mixed-breed dogs, all of whom get along well. -- K.B., Granby, CT A: "Do you really want to completely eliminate the...
  • Toronto mayor says he was 'extremely inebriated' in video rant

    Two days after apologizing for having smoked crack cocaine, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was confronted Thursday with another video in which he admits  being "extremely, extremely inebriated" as he rants and threatens to   kill someone. The Toronto Star,...
  • In Venezuela, a presidential decree brings Christmas early

    The Christmas season has officially started in Venezuela, thanks to President Nicolas Maduro, who recently declared it so. Maduro made the announcement at a Socialist Christmas fair in the city of Caracas. According to National Public Radio, the...
  • Treatment for kidney stones depends on type and cause of stones

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I continue to get kidney stones despite drinking plenty of water. They are quite small and I haven't had to be treated yet. But my doctor said if my symptoms get worse, I will need treatment. What would that involve? ANSWER: Treatment...
  • Chris Erskine faces up to friends after a bout with Botox

    Chris Erskine faces up to friends after a bout with Botox
    So last week, we explained that I was getting Botoxed, or "Toxed," in a vernacular I created, and this week we will look at the results and reactions among my so-called friends. These are people, I remind you, whom you would pay to stay away, in a...
  • Tech advances to keep fit, from apps to straps

    Tech advances to keep fit, from apps to straps
    The era of scheduling an appointment and waiting for your doctor or physical therapist to explain your vital signs is coming to an end. "I call it wireless medicine," says cardiologist Eric J. Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute...
  • Patrick Stewart explains his lobster Halloween costume to Jon Stewart

    Patrick Stewart explains his lobster Halloween costume to Jon Stewart
    It turns out we can thank Patrick Stewart's wife for the seemingly unending stream of joy that comes from the "X-Men" star's Twitter feed. The actor appeared on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" on Thursday and Jon couldn't wait to show the photo...