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  • When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to

    When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to
    I don't have anything against cosmetic surgery. No amount of running or iron pumping was going to do anything about the genetically programmed dark circles under my eyes, so I got those things zapped with a nuclear-powered laser that made me twitch and...


  • A deadly interrogation in Iraq

    A deadly interrogation in Iraq
    In the open desert outside Baiji, Iraq, a naked man with a thick black beard crouched in the dust of a railroad culvert at twilight. Hours before, he had been mumbling and praying in Arabic. Now he spoke few words. Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna stood...
  • 'Mr. America,' by Mark Adams

    'Mr. America,' by Mark Adams
    Mr. America How Muscular Millionaire Bernarr Macfadden Transformed the Nation Through Sex, Salad, and the Ultimate Starvation Diet Mark Adams Harper: 292 pp., $25.99 Before Jack LaLanne and Jane Fonda, an odd man with an odd name reigned as America's...
  • Are Isometric Exercises Safe For The Heart?

    Q. Long ago, I was told that isometric exercises, like weight lifting, shouldn't be done by anyone with a heart condition. Is that still the prevailing wisdom? A. Isometric exercises are those in which a muscle tenses but doesn't contract. Clasping...
  • Belly weight-loss wraps

    Belly weight-loss wraps
    Searching for a shortcut to weight loss? If so, you're part of a long tradition. For at least 100 years, people have been wearing full-body rubber suits in hopes of melting away pounds. The idea is simple: Heat up your body, and you'll supposedly burn...
  • Grafton volleyball team works harder, sets sights on elusive state title

    Grafton volleyball team works harder, sets sights on elusive state title
    One push-up and another sprint down, the Grafton girls volleyball players are sweating profusely. The Clippers, still fighting off fatigure from playing a match the night before, are struggling. And they are only halfway into the hard workout....
  • Little Lady, Big Biceps

    Little Lady, Big Biceps
    My fourth-grade teacher called me "the teeny weeny girl with the teeny weeny voice." My dad delighted in telling about the time he came upon a group of kids playing house in our backyard. He overheard one of my playmates find out I was the mom and comment...
  • Kevin Bryan: Palm Beach boys' Weightlifter of the Year

    Kevin Bryan: Palm Beach boys' Weightlifter of the Year
    KEVIN BRYAN WEIGHTLIFTER OF THE YEAR Kevin Bryan Jupiter, senior Bench/clean and jerk total: 660 pounds OF NOTE: Bryan lifted a personal best 285 pounds on his final attempt in the clean and jerk to wind up third overall with a 660-pound total in...
  • Palm Beach All-County boys' weightlifting team

    FIRST TEAM Based on coaches ballots, and performances at sectional and state competitions. Thomas Cervantes Jupiter, senior Weight class: 119 Bench/clean & Jerk: 360 total Comment: Won Section 8 title; placed 15th at state tournament. Austin...