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KickingTiresA new study by the Emergency Medicine Journal finds that overweight drivers are between 20 and 80 times more likely to die in car crashes than individuals with a "normal" body mass index below 30. As if we needed more......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsWhen it comes to scoping out a Kentucky Derby winner, most years I spend hours studying my Daily Racing Form, scrutinizing Beyer speed figures, Tomlinson ratings, dosage indexes and all the other inscrutable handicapping tools that make horse racing as......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsState Rep. Bill Hager, R-Boca Raton, is being honored as freshman of the year in the Florida House of Representatives by the American Cancer Society. Hager was elected to the Legislature last year. He???s being recognized for his successful legislation......
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Reality CheckHappy Snomageddon, Project Runway peeps! As always, I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, sports writer by day, Project Runway recapper in sunshine and in snow. Apologies for missing last week's show, where our beloved Ping was auf-ed. I was knocked out by......
"Mom. Do you have that gene? Do I? Have you been tested? I thought Grandma had breast cancer. Why weren't you ever tested?" The questions from my 27-year-old daughter were coming fast. Angelina Jolie published an essay in The New York Times on Tuesday,...
The Hartford CourantWhen it comes to life expectancy, baby boomers sentiments might best be captured in the song lyric from Fame: "I want to live forever." Of course, we don't actually want to live forever (particularly after what we have done to these bodies), but now...
If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...
Keith Green knows that physicians read books and take classes on how to provide the best health care for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. But Green, chairman of the Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus, also knows that too many...
The Hartford CourantA letter to the Irish Times Wednesday was headlined "Name for the new Liffey bridge" The body of the letter consists of "Sir — The suspension is killing me. — Yours, etc. Tom Gilsenan." Bravo, Tom. You've done your duty as an Irishman. You'...
My Pet WorldQ: My 12-year-old spayed dog used to piddle like the female she is. Then, about a year ago, she began to piddle far more often on walks, sometime lifting her leg like a male dog. She used to urinate maybe three or four times on walks, but now she lifts...
For roughly half a century, cabaret singer Jimmy Damon was practically ubiquitous in Chicago. Clubs, concert halls, charity events, civic gatherings, awards presentations – somehow Damon always was there, dispatching the national anthem or...
It’s easy to assume that a low-fat diet is the healthy way to go, especially since a diet low in saturated and trans fat was recommended by government agencies back in the 1980s. But in Tuesday’s Chicago Tribune story, which looked at the...
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