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  • New Contraception Choices for Women

    New Contraception Choices for Women
    Puzzled by the onslaught of advertising that touts pregnancy prevention along with bonuses like clearer skin and a period-free lifestyle, Jennifer Meyer balked at a birth control pill that would reduce her monthly cycles to just four per year. "It's just...
  • Robert S. McNamara, Defense Chief during Vietnam War, Dies

    Robert S. McNamara, Defense Chief during Vietnam War, Dies
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Robert S. McNamara, the cerebral secretary of defense vilified for his role in escalating the Vietnam War, a disastrous conflict he later denounced as "terribly wrong,'' died Monday. He was 93. McNamara died at 5:30 a.m. at his home,...
  • Put a little past in your future with Midwestern living history

    When Bea Jacobson goes to work in the morning, she doesn't have to dress up or down -- just way back, to the clothes her forebears wore in the late 1800s. Her outfit includes a chemise, drawers, corset, long cotton stockings, petticoats, a bustle, all...
  • Sanibel Island

    Ever since tourists discovered Sanibel a century ago, the parade of shell lovers, bird watchers and naturalists hasn't stopped. Today this island, three miles off Florida's southwest coast, is world-known for the shells that cover its sugar-colored...
  • New book picks 10 best of everything for families

    The 10 best places for ice cream, roller coasters, music festivals and wildlife-watching are just a few of the lists you'll find in The 10 Best of Everything Families: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers. The new book ($21.95) from National Geographic, by...
  • Henry Ford Community College

    Henry Ford Community College shooting leads to two deaths; police say this murder appears to be a murder-suicide. . Deputy Police Chief Gregg Brighton says Henry Ford Community College was locked down in the early afternoon Friday shortly after a 911...
  • Sunscreen or smoke screen?

    Crystal Lake's Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children. "I've always heard the higher the SPF (sun protection factor) the better,...
  • Paint shop: Color me choosy

    Paint shop: Color me choosy
    Don Levy, of Birmingham, Ala., had one rule when he car shopped this year. Like the game-day shirts at his beloved University of Alabama, the car had to be crimson, white or gray. "I'm an avid fan," said Levy. "So every car I've had and every car I...
  • Foot rub, mammogram?

    Foot rub, mammogram?
    Nearly a year after federal health experts issued controversial new breast cancer screening guidelines, mammogram providers are trying to woo women back to the imaging room. At the Wichita Clinic in Kansas, mammogram parties come complete with...
  • Racing thrills with the Daytona 500 Experience

    Racing thrills with the Daytona 500 Experience
    Henry Ford gets the credit for one of the most famous — and oldest — quotes about competitiveness among automobile drivers: "Auto racing began 5 minutes after the second car was built." Ford, however, wasn't the inventor who would prove his...
  • Maryland foreclosure practices decried

    Revelations that attorneys at two Maryland firms had other people sign their names to foreclosure documents brought a rebuke Wednesday from the O'Malley administration, which called the practice a "potential example of further mishandling and mistreatment...