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  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • Free Wi-Fi can cost you

    Free Wi-Fi can cost you
    After oxygen, your wallet and cell phone, nothing is more vital to the business traveler than wireless Internet. It is our connection to work, home, fantasy sports teams and shopping. On the hotel, cafe or convention center networks, we flip through our...
  • Ice cream tours add a scoop of summer fun

    (CNN) From well-known brands to bucolic family farms, tours of ice cream dairies and factories are just waiting to be explored. Hansen's Dairy in Hudson, Iowa: Owned and operated by the Hansen family since 1861, the Farm Fresh Dairy offers guests a...
  • Lupron therapy for autism at center of embattled doctor's case

    Lupron therapy for autism at center of embattled doctor's case
    Since Sam Wessels was diagnosed with autism at age 2, doctors have offered his mother a litany of drugs for the boy from Prozac and Ritalin to Metadate CD and Strattera, commonly used to treat ADHD. Other "alternative" medicine pitches have included...
  • Maryland population grows by 480,000

    Buoyed by a growing Hispanic population and the availability of steady federal jobs, Maryland grew by 9 percent in the last decade - faster than most Eastern states, according to new Census Bureau data. Maryland's population grew by 480,000 residents, to...
  • New law's health insurance regulations could mean rebates for consumers

    New law's health insurance regulations could mean rebates for consumers
    Millions of Americans might be eligible for rebates starting in 2012 under regulations released Monday detailing the health care law?s requirement that insurers spend at least 80 percent of their revenue on direct medical care. Insurance plans covering...
  • Funding uncertain for US food safety overhaul

    Funding uncertain for US food safety overhaul
    Republican opponents of food safety legislation are already promising a fight over its funding, even before it becomes law. President Barack Obama was scheduled to sign the bill on Tuesday. It allows the Food and Drug Administration to increase...
  • Salmonella found week before recall

    Salmonella found week before recall
    An Iowa egg producer involved in the biggest egg recall in U.S. history received a positive test result for Salmonella enteritidis on Aug. 4, more than a week before the Food and Drug Administration confirmed the bacteria's presence and pressed the...
  • Obesity and colon cancer linked

    Obesity and colon cancer linked
    Obesity doesn’t just increase postmenopausal women’s risk of developing colon cancer, it might even raise their risk of dying from it, scientists say That analysis comes from researchers at the University of Minnesota, who culled data from...
  • Health center mourns staffer killed in Indiana State Fair stage accident

    Health center mourns staffer killed in Indiana State Fair stage accident
    Alisha Brennon and her partner Christina Santiago thought they were about to have a perfect night as they sat in the front of the stage where the country music band Sugarland was set to perform Saturday evening at the Indiana State Fair. But moments...
  • Food fights: Locavores, conventional food fans battle over benefits

    Food fights: Locavores, conventional food fans battle over benefits
    Thomas Stern is an unabashed locavore, buying everything from beets and basil to lamb and legumes from nearby producers. "Things like salt and oils are a little harder to source," the 23-year-old Evanstonian said at a farmers market recently. "But I'd...