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Legislation that would have phased out the longstanding sales tax charged on commercial leases has died in committee during the current session of the state Legislature. The International Council of Shopping Centers and Florida Realtors were among the...
The Philadelphia InquirerRita Swan's 16-month-old son, Matthew, was dying of meningitis in the family's Michigan home in 1977. Swan never called a doctor. Instead, as Matthew screamed in pain, Swan and her husband, then Christian Scientists, who eschew medical help, summoned...
Studying the top five mayoral contenders before the March primary, The Times selected Eric Garcetti as the candidate most likely to rise to the occasion and lead Los Angeles into a successful future. Now the runoff between Garcetti and Wendy Greuel is...
The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley took the chill from the evening of April 12 with its tropical-themed Cabaret & Cuisine fundraiser. "Caribbean Nights" brought 390 guests to the Musikfest Cafe at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks,...
Winston-Salem Journal, N.C.Derwin L. Montgomery, the East Ward representative to the Winston-Salem City Council, and the Alpha & Omega Family Institute will have a free East Ward Community Day and Children's Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the field at 14th Street...
Should the state play a role in preventing obesity among its residents? State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) has introduced legislation that would levy a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages, including sodas, as part of an effort to fight obesity...
Tags: New York City, Weight, Consumers, Obesity
It was a chronic thing: Almost every time Erma Taylor's great-grandson caught a cold, he also ended up having a severe asthma attack. Taylor, a retired nurse, spent many hours at a hospital, helping to hold the toddler for tests and breathing treatments,...
A proposal to tax sweetened soda in California has renewed debate over the state's role in preventing obesity among its residents. State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) has introduced legislation that would levy a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has detailed the potential fallout in each state from budget cuts set to take effect at week's end, while congressional Republicans and Democrats keep up the sniping over who's to blame. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-...
South Bend TribuneThough not set to take effect until Friday, the automatic cuts to defense and domestic spending known as the sequester, negotiated back in 2011 as part of a deal to raise the debt ceiling, already are having an effect on the economy and national security,...
Mental health professionals are increasingly pointing to early intervention and increased services for children as one of the keys to successful treatment for mental illnesses. Colonial Behavioral Health, the community services board responsible for...
NEW YORK (AP) — A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder. Health officials say the new number doesn't mean autism is occurring more often. But it does...
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