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  • Six healthful habits that can totally backfire

    You eat clean, work out, meditate and pretty much do all the "right" things. So of course that means you'll be slim, healthy and injury-free, correct? Not so fast. Some seemingly good things actually aren't so great, especially if you go overboard or...
  • Teen use of e-cigarettes continues to soar, alarming many experts

    Teen use of e-cigarettes continues to soar, alarming many experts
    The use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014 — a surprising boom that threatens to wipe out hard-won gains in the fight against teen smoking, a new government report says. The percentage of American high...
  • Enhance trust in Congress through improved tele-town halls

    I recently had an irresistible proposition for a member of Congress: "What if I could show you a technology which, in one hour, would make thousands of your constituents consider you accessible and fair, increase their trust in your judgment, and triple...
  • South Florida has lost 9,000 millionaires

    South Florida has lost 9,000 millionaires
    We've lost some millionaires in South Florida. The tri-county region had about 9,000 fewer millionaire households in 2014 compared with two years earlier — even as the population grew by 87,181 households, estimates Phoenix Affluent Market, a...
  • Scientists find radioactive aircraft carrier off San Francisco coast

    HALF MOON BAY, Calif. In a ghostly reminder of the San Francisco Bay Area's nuclear heritage, scientists announced Thursday they have captured the first clear images of a radioactivity-polluted World War II aircraft carrier that rests on the ocean floor...
  • At Parkland High School, a physics teacher's room of wonders

    At Parkland High School, a physics teacher's room of wonders
    One day a while back, Jeffrey Wetherhold found a discarded bust of Elvis Presley at the curb near his home in Allentown, so naturally he picked it up and brought it to the Parkland High School classroom where he teaches physics. It made a nice holder for...
  • Students tell story of Lincoln, Civil War on class quilt

    A fourth-grade class at Elmwood School recently shared their research on former President Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era with fellow students. Jamie Kanas' fourth-grade class met in the school's new cafeteria on April 15, the 150th anniversary...
  • Helping out is competition for men — when a woman asks

    Helping out is competition for men — when a woman asks
    People compete for resources, mates and survival -- so why did we evolve the willingness to help each other out unconditionally? Scientists aren't exactly sure. But a new study, conducted by studying donors on a fundraising website, suggests that...
  • Those puppy eyes can help a dog bond with owner

     Those puppy eyes can help a dog bond with owner
    Oh, those puppy eyes. Just by gazing at their owners, dogs can trigger a response in their masters' brains that helps them bond, a study says. And owners can do a similar trick in return, researchers found. This two-way street evidently began when...
  • Those puppy eyes can help a dog bond with owner

    Oh, those puppy eyes. Just by gazing at their owners, dogs can trigger a response in their masters' brains that helps them bond, a study says. And owners can do a similar trick in return, researchers found. This two-way street evidently began when dogs...
  • Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry Ticks

    Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry Ticks
    ALBANY — Think you're safe from ticks because the harsh winter froze them or because you haven't been trekking through the woods? Think again. Researchers focused on ticks and the debilitating diseases they spread say the heavy snow that blanketed...