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  • FOOD

    FOOD
    Las Olas Wine and Food Festival: The only rule here is to eat and drink heartily, as the 19th annual ritzy bash clogs up the Las Olas drag with 45 tables of wine, spirits and microbrews, along with dozens of food samples from local restaurants. New this...
  • Questions surround Bernie Mac charity

     Questions surround Bernie Mac charity
    Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back. He founded a small charity...
  • Colleges Should Ban Smoking Or Be Taxed

    No college or university administrator would consider condoning illiteracy, dishonesty, fallacious logic or bigotry. Let's help them add tobacco to this list by taxing colleges that condone its use. College is supposed to be challenging. But at the...
  • Broward commissioners say 'no smoking' in county parks, but apparently can't enforce it

    Broward commissioners say 'no smoking' in county parks, but apparently can't enforce it
    Broward County commissioners decided Tuesday to ban smoking in all county parks. But it may not be worth the paint on the “no smoking” signs, since the county may not have the legal authority to enforce such a ban. It’ll be no more...
  • Skipping meds linked to more hospital visits for kids

    Skipping meds linked to more hospital visits for kids
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids and teens with asthma and type 1 diabetes often don't take their medication as prescribed, and those that skip doses are more likely to end up in the emergency room, according to a new review. More than half of children...
  • The top 5 tests you probably don't need

    Some health screenings may do more harm than good. Certain health screenings, such as colonoscopies and cholesterol checks, are wise preventive measures. But other common tests may be unnecessary. "I think we're doing too much over­screening," says...
  • Some health screenings may do more harm than good

    Certain health screenings, such as colonoscopies and cholesterol checks, are wise preventive measures, but other common tests may be unnecessary. "I think we're doing too much over-screening," says geriatrician Dr. Suzanne Salamon, an instructor at...
  • Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service

    Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service
    I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field. Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
  • Students take asthma awareness into their hands

     Students take asthma awareness into their hands
    On a hot summer day last year, Italia Falcon, now 13, started to panic because she couldn't breathe right. "I was sitting down on the couch and my chest tightened," Italia said. "I tried to call my mom, but she didn't hear anything." Thankfully, she...
  • Alaska PrideFestival Goes Smoke Free

    Alaska PrideFestival Goes Smoke Free
    An event celebrating the local Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) culture and community is going smoke free this year. For the first time in the community-wide event's history, the Alaska PrideFestival will be smoke free. The Alaska...
  • Jenny Anchondo

    Jenny Anchondo
    Jenny Anchondo co-anchors Fox 59 Morning News from 4-6 a.m. every weekday and is also a reporter for the station. She comes to Indianapolis from Tucson, Arizona, where she was the morning co-anchor for KOLD-TV. Before that, she was the evening Anchor/...
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2012

    New music from singer/songwriter Nelly Furtado Pop superstar Nelly Furtado discusses her new album "The Spirit Indestructible," which is being released today. It's her fifth album, with all of the songs on it co-written by Furtado. As with previous...