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  • EatingWell: 5 summer health myths busted

    This summer, don't let the smoke from the backyard grill cloud your good judgment when considering health advice from friends and family. When it comes to health and natural remedies, it's enticing to grab onto juicy half-truths and hearsay. Don't get me...
  • Steinberg: Sailors all about safety

    Steinberg: Sailors all about safety
    The most sacred duty that any of us have as parents is to try and safeguard the emotional and physical health of our children. I pondered that protective instinct during prom pictures for the Corona del Mar High seniors with my youngest child, Katie, last...
  • More Americans using retail health clinics

    Harvard Health Blog As wait times to see a doctor for simple problems like sinusitis and urinary tract infection lengthen, more and more Americans are turning to retail health clinics--walk-in medical facilities located in pharmacies, grocery stores, and...
  • Young people fascinated with history

    History is for old fogeys, right? Well, then, what are all these young people doing volunteering at the Washington County Historical Society? And, why are high and middle school students engaged with in-depth historical research projects? Interns and...
  • Nonprofit hospitals: Do they give back enough?

     Nonprofit hospitals: Do they give back enough?
    Although Orlando is a medium-sized metro, its two main hospital systems rank in the big leagues of top-grossing nonprofit hospitals in the nation, according to a recent report. With annual gross charges of $8 billion, Florida Hospital came in fourth out...
  • James R. Browning dies at 93; led 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    James R. Browning, the rural Montana native who rose to head the powerful U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and unified its diverse judges in campaigns to enlarge the bench and protect the sprawling circuit from division, has died. He was 93. Browning...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Senate to push for open-records fix for Penn State, other state schools?

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. State lawmakers return to town in just about a week for an abbreviated fall session. But during the time they have, expect a renewed push for reforms to Pennsylvania's open-records law. After a summer of......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: State college faculty put off strike.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. There's some good news and bad news for students at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities this morning. The good news is that faculty members at the schools won't consider striking until the spring semester --...
  • New Northampton High athletic director set to be approved on Monday night

     
    There has been a lot of speculation about who will succeed the retiring Mike Schneider as the next Northampton High athletic director. And we've heard a lot of prominent local names being attached to the position. But as it turns out, none of those...
  • $27.6 Billon Budget On Its Way To The Senate Floor.

     
    The Republican-controlled state Senate has thrown down its marker in this year’s budget debate, as a critical committee gave its unanimous approval to a $27.6 billion budget plan that restores the Corbett administration’s deep cuts to higher...
  • GOP Senate sends its budget to the state House.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett weighed in Wednesday on the $27.6 billion budget backed by fellow Republicans in the state Senate, warning that even though the state has some extra money in its pocket, it’s still going to finish the fiscal year......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Lawmakers Return To Official Start Of Budget Season.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. When they return to work this afternoon, state lawmakers will begin the final push to approve a new state budget for the fiscal year that starts on July 1. Some parameters of the debate are......