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  • Darryl E. Owens

    Darryl E. Owens
    Darryl Owens is an editorial writer specializing in criminal justice, education, race relations, social services and Osceola County. He joined the Editorial Board in 2009 and also writes a weekly column.
  • Optimism can help, hinder patients

    Optimism can help, hinder patients
    In 2004, New York's Shelley Contin-Hubbs was diagnosed with the most advanced stage of breast cancer; two different doctors told her she could have as little as six months to live. Contin-Hubbs found a third physician, one who was as optimistic and...

    Deficit reduction plans would squeeze Medicare

    Deficit reduction plans would squeeze Medicare
    Spurred by growing concerns about the federal deficit, plans to curb Medicare spending are proliferating -- setting the stage for potentially bruising battles between seniors? advocates and budget cutters. The proposals, put forth by members of...

    There's more to like than speed in Daytona Beach

    There's more to like than speed in Daytona Beach
    Daytona Beach, of course, is all about speed. That's obviously the case Sunday, when the flag drops on the Daytona 500. Don't look around for me. As a longtime visitor to Daytona Beach, the last time I ventured anywhere near the Daytona International...

    The food-mood connection

    The food-mood connection
    You've heard the claims: Chocolate evokes that loving feeling. Eating fish makes you smarter. Pure carbs calm you down. If you are what you eat, as they say, then it certainly stands to reason that food can influence mood and brain power. The theory...