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  • Liberace gets re-glitzed

    Liberace -- he of pink-feathered cape and "Beer Barrel Polka" fame -- hasn't attracted too many fans among a generation weaned on pop-music tarts and gangster-rap thugs. His legacy's caretakers can't stomach the idea of the pianist becoming a footnote....
  • Letters to the editor

    -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Hoover Dam: The caption on a photo of Hoover Dam that ran Feb. 27 said: "Under FDR, the U.S. built huge dams, such as Hoover Dam, to spur economic recovery." Construction of the dam began under President Hoover and was...
  • Professional Ballerina

    Professional Ballerina
    The elegance, grace and pirouettes of a ballerina -- who doesn't marvel at how well these artists perform? It certainly looks like a dream job to covet. Electric images of dancers leaping and twirling don't begin to expose the sweat and strain they...
  • The Boss, Sinatra among N.J. Hall of Fame's first inductees

    The Boss, Sinatra among N.J. Hall of Fame's first inductees
    Pop quiz: What comes to mind when you think about Yogi Berra, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein and Toni Morrison? Brilliant minds, inspiring souls, trailblazers -- all are likely responses. And ... New Jersey? Yep. They all have strong ties to the oft-...
  • New American Heart Association president driven by family history

    New American Heart Association president driven by family history
    It was 1985, and Gordon Tomaselli had graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of California at San Francisco. He was at a Boston hospital, interviewing for a possible fellowship, when he got the...
  • Can smartphone apps really help you lose weight?

    Can smartphone apps really help you lose weight?
    When it comes to mealtime, I usually don't pay much attention to calories. I eat until I'm full, and then I stop. Briefly. But I can report that a recent breakfast — a bowl of Honey Bunches of Oats, frozen blueberries and skim milk along with a...
  • Ambushed by recurring cold sores? Here's why

    Ambushed by recurring cold sores? Here's why
    For such a ubiquitous plague, cold sores can be mighty shaming. In addition to the indignity of wearing a bulging, weepy blister on your lip, sufferers also must contend with the stigma of its source: HSV-1, a type of herpes simplex virus. But unlike...
  • Exercise can offset obesity genes

    Exercise can offset obesity genes
    Even people with a strong genetic predisposition to obesity can offset their risk of being overweight by being physically active, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal PLoS Medicine. British researchers examined the effects of 12...
  • Prefab home gets ground-up restoration

    Renovation of a 1950s manufactured house sounds like code for a tear-down. But Ben Thorne and Eliza Howard think differently, perhaps because their home is Los Angeles' best-known example of the modernist prefab houses by the General Panel Corp. If that...
  • Talk less, listen more

    Talk less, listen more
    Rabbi David Spey Title: Spiritual leader, Temple Bat Yam, Fort Lauderdale, since July. Other job experience: Former construction assistant for a hospital; former medical research assistant at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx. Education:...
  • 'Bomb Power' by Garry Wills

    'Bomb Power' by Garry Wills
    Garry Wills is a formidable Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, one of America's leading public intellectuals and, over the last 50 years, our most important lay Catholic thinker and writer. In his 28th book, "Bomb Power: The Modern Presidency and the...