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  • Bechtel and Nenow: Study confirms importance of daily Meals on Wheels deliveries

    During the month of March, we celebrate Meals on Wheels programs across the country for their role in keeping our seniors healthy, independent and happy. Meals on Wheels of Lehigh County and Meals on Wheels of Northampton County serve more than 1,060...
  • Drinking milk: the pros and cons

    There are a few things we can say for sure about milk: It is a concentrated source of calcium. It also contains protein and other nutrients. And it elicits strong opinions, even among scientists who study it, about how much we need. With recent studies...
  • Navy wants Virginia class submarines to pack more punch

    Navy wants Virginia class submarines to pack more punch
    The Navy wants to add more firepower to its Virginia class submarines, which represent an important chunk of business for Newport News Shipbuilding. Some lawmakers like the idea a lot, and the Navy is now studying whether to accelerate the timetable....
  • To many, fat stigma makes obesity smell foul

    To many, fat stigma makes obesity smell foul
    Experimental subjects who were tricked into thinking they should smell something reported they smelled less pleasant odors when they viewed pictures of overweight and obese people than when they gazed at trim individuals, new research has found. The...
  • Around Town

    Boys chorus to welcome visitors Boys age 8 to 10 are invited to learn what it's like to sing in the All-American Boys Chorus during a free "shadow day" on Saturday. The event runs from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Orange County fairgrounds, 1055 Arlington...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: It's a no-brainer; eat nuts and berries

    My dear friend's son, a self-confessed math geek, got married on what some say is "the Pi day of the century," March 14, 2015. It had to be explained to me that this date represents the revered math symbol for the number that begins 3.1415 and continues...
  • On winter roads, a de-icing stew of more than just rock salt

    On winter roads, a de-icing stew of more than just rock salt
    Friday marks the first day of spring, but tell that to cities still smothered in snow. Consider Boston, which Sunday set a new record for snow in a single season there — 108.6 inches. The city famous for tossing tea into the harbor has lately...
  • ResearchKit: Five things to know about Apple's medical apps

    The tools in Apple's ResearchKit could give researchers more data to work with by making it easier for people to offer themselves up to science, but even supporters say the data won't be appropriate for every study. Here are key things to know:...
  • A city and its history unearthed in Honduran jungle

    A city and its history unearthed in Honduran jungle
    The crowd at the 26th Studs Terkel Community Media Awards and Scholarship Benefit that took place 10 days ago was composed of journalists, activists, filmmakers, teachers, students, political consultants, radio folk, a former alderman and a woman named...
  • Cry it out? Why not, and let's debunk some more parenting myths

    Cry it out? Why not, and let's debunk some more parenting myths
    Our grandmas and Jenny McCarthy are guilty of the same crime. They've pushed some bit of parenting advice, unfounded in science but still a deeply held belief, rooted in intuition and circulated by word-of-mouth. This is not to malign Granny, nor her...
  • Apple's health research kit makes test subjects of iPhone users

    Apple's new ResearchKit software platform turns the iPhone into a diagnostic tool drawing medical data from millions of potential customers, creating a boon for researchers and a headache for privacy advocates. With iPhone users' permission, Apple...