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  • NYPD officers to get training in L.A. after alleged use of chokehold

    NYPD officers to get training in L.A. after alleged use of chokehold
    New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the death of a 43-year-old Staten Island man who may have been placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week would probably spark a federal review and could lead to a probe into possible...
  • Four new products designed to aid workout recovery

    Four new products designed to aid workout recovery
    Coaches and physical therapists call it the RICE protocol: rest, ice, compression, elevation. After a workout, runners and cyclists who want to reduce muscle injury and fatigue, speed recovery and safely get faster and stronger should take it easy the day...
  • Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage

     Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage
    A stiff, sore upper back makes it hard to take a deep breath and relax. The good news is that you can ease that tightness with the help of two rubber therapy balls (or tennis balls). Fitness instructor Jill Miller developed this upper-back soothing...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap, Week 2 means two stars gone

    At the end of last week’s show, Billy Dee Williams fell to the bottom, scoring 15 points, while Charlie White was at the top with 27. Reality sets in this week, we’re told. The opening number starts with pros and contestants out on the...
  • Open up and say 'spa'

    You’re not sure if you’re ready to commit to a pool but you’d like to soak your bones at the end of a long day at work – OK, or on the golf course. How do you decide which spa or hot tub is right for you – or if you do want...
  • Chris Arreola's second heavyweight title shot set for Galen Center

    In his repeat attempt to capture a world heavyweight title, Riverside’s Chris Arreola will have a Southland crowd to support his cause. Southern California promoter Dan Goossen negotiated to stage Arreola’s bid for the vacant World Boxing...
  • Star power sheds light on autism

    Star power sheds light on autism
    Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy. Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
  • Jenna Vollono, New Haven

    Jenna Vollono, New Haven
    Jenna Vollono, a resident of New Haven's Westville neighborhood and an East Haven native, was spotted on the corner of Whitney & Trumbull aves. on the opening day of her new business, Hive Hair Studio (93 Whitney Ave., New Haven). CTNow: Are there any...
  • Pro baseball players keep some bone strength for life, study says

    Young men who exercise keep some of the benefits to their bones into old age, even if they don’t keep at it, according to researchers who compared the throwing arms and the nonthrowing arms of professional baseball players over time. Bone mass,...
  • Autry's 'Route 66' exhibition looks for its funding kicks online

    Autry's 'Route 66' exhibition looks for its funding kicks online
    The Autry National Center of the American West is hoping lots of people will get their kicks by giving money online to help fund its coming exhibition “Route 66: The Road and the Romance.” The Autry, which will open the show June 8, joins...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: 'Pre-hypertension' is a new term to identify people at risk for high blood pressure

    Q: I'm 60 years old. My blood pressure is around 130/80. In the past, I've always been told I have normal blood pressure. Now my doctor says I have "pre-hypertension." What does this mean? Do I need treatment? A: I can understand your confusion. Here's...