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  • 75 years after Gehrig's speech, frustration, hope surround disease

    It has been 75 years since baseball icon Lou Gehrig declared himself the "luckiest man on the face of the earth," despite a diagnosis at age 35 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease with no cure. In the years since, polio has been virtually...
  • Adam Putnam, top Florida Republican, attempts to thread climate change needle

    Adam Putnam, top Florida Republican, attempts to thread climate change needle
    Adam Putnam, one of the four statewide elected officials in the Florida Cabinet, said Wednesday the world’s climate is clearly changing. He said it is “probably” been exacerbated by human activity – the conclusion of a vast...
  • I Grouchy: A Tired Dad's Story

    I Grouchy:  A Tired Dad's Story
    This morning, my 9-year-old daughter, Jessie, and I sat in her pediatrician’s office.  As we waited for the doctor, she sat beside me reading, “I Funny:  A Middle School Story.”  I don’t know anything about the book, but noticed...
  • Fitness Files: To run with shin splints or not to run?

    "You're not going to like it, but here's what you should do," said my husband. "Don't hike Monday, don't run the rest of the week, don't race." I'd just returned from my Saturday morning run to tell him, "Catherine kicked me off the trail when I said the...
  • Too much running may shorten lifespan

    Too much running may shorten lifespan
    A new study is suggesting that although moderate amounts of running can have several health benefits, it may actually be detrimental to a person's health to run more than a few hours a week, WebMD is reporting. The study compared data from nearly 4,...
  • Fitness Files: How do you mend a broken heart? Brush

    Master of deceit, my dentist entered the examining room holding a big Zorcaine hypodermic. "Ever hear of a 'china schooner?'" Dr. L. asked. Eyes averted from the needle, I searched my deficient historical database for something I should remember from...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: January CPI, January leading indicators, weekly jobless claims, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index, Philadelphia Fed Index Local earnings: Groupon Inc., Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc., Inland Real Estate Corp., Lawson Products Inc., Titan...
  • Q&A: The War on Drugs

    Q&A: The War on Drugs
    Much of “Lost in the Dream,” the War on Drugs' third full-length studio album, took shape in the late-night hours when Adam Granduciel put rubber to the road.   “I made a lot of decisions driving around at night in my van, which is the...
  • Slaying a biblically bad idea

     Slaying a biblically bad idea
    How did David defeat Goliath? According to the Bible, it was because God was on his side. But according to Malcolm Gladwell, it was largely because Goliath had a disorder known as acromegaly, a tumor on the pituitary gland. This disorder, identified...
  • Hanukkah, the Torah and 'Unscrolled'

    Hanukkah, the Torah and 'Unscrolled'
    I love Hanukkah. Along with Passover, it’s my favorite holiday -- because it comes steeped in narrative and because it is, essentially, do-it-yourself. Tonight at my house, we will have latkes; we will light the menorah and sing. No intercession...
  • News Of The Weird: Holy Helicopters and Old Bombs

    News Of The Weird: Holy Helicopters and Old Bombs
    Pro-nationalism English Defence League activists seemed to be itching for a street brawl to break up a scheduled anti-nationalist demonstration in downtown Birmingham, England, on July 18, causing the city to mobilize more than 1,000 police — when...
  • 27 home storage ideas

    27 home storage ideas
    We could all buy those plastic storage bins, stack them in the closet and call it a day. But that is neither fancy nor functional. Save the plastic for the crawl spaces and attics, and instead, follow these expert tips on getting your space organized...