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When Arlo Guthrie was a boy, he sat in the backyard with the guitar he'd gotten for his fifth birthday and listened to his father, Woody, teach him "This Land Is Your Land." The verses decrying hunger and espousing equality didn't strike Arlo as political...
The best way to hire productive employees is to look for people with qualifications, talent, honesty and commitment. Now, however, a small but growing number of employers are looking for something else as well: job applicants who don't smoke. As much as...
The long-used (and abused) sedative ketamine appears to lift depression's dark veil almost instantaneously by boosting the production of a protein that helps protect and maintain brain cells and regenerate them after injury, a new study says. Ketamine...
Seattle TimesOne October night in 2007, a group of friends from Seattle traveled to New York City's Webster Hall to make a film about a benefit concert. The concert commemorated the 40th anniversary of the Huntington's Disease Society of America, which was founded...
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TULSA, Okla. - The woman in the wheelchair and headphones is watching pictures go by and hearing a narrator speak about a place and a moment long ago. On the screen a typewritten love letter appears and the words scroll down and you can imagine the woman...
Seattle TimesIn addition to "Her Aim Is True," "Barzan" and "Evergreen: The Road to Legalization in Washington," the following films make up the Northwest Connections section of SIFF. Many of these screenings will feature special guests; see http://www.siff.net for...
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Upcoming Healthy Choices With Diabetes: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., May 11, June 8. Group diabetes management class for people who have diabetes and their caregivers. 503 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs. To register call 321-207-0851. Hearing Screening: 10:...
Hickory Daily Record, N.C.In a letter to potential sponsors, Angie Sigmon said that HOPE 4 a Cure club members at Bunker Hill High School are preparing for their second annual 5K running event to raise money to fight cancer, heart disease, cerebral palsy, autism, Alzheimer's and...
He still performs the original words. When Arlo Guthrie was a boy, he sat in the backyard with the guitar he'd gotten for his fifth birthday and listened as his father taught him the end of "This Land Is Your Land" — the lyrics, cut in many...
Margaret Hawkins Abbott, a retired Johns Hopkins Medical School genetics researcher who investigated families with inherited conditions for nearly five decades, died of dementia complications Feb. 1 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 89 and lived in...
Premium Health News ServiceHot! hot! hot! That's the word on spice. Not just in the culinary world but in the scientific community, as well. Flavor is the least of it, although that's certainly reason enough. Take cayenne pepper, that red chili loaded with capsaicin, which makes...
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