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  • Learn how to save money on your prescription medications

    Are you getting the cheapest deal when you buy your medications? A better price is often available without your knowing it. "A little digging is all it takes to find out. But people hear that a co-pay is high, and they walk away without getting the drug,...
  • South Tech senior to attend symposium in Sweden

    At 17, Kellsie Kershaw, an award-winning student and senior at South Tech Academy, is on her way to meeting her life's goal of going to medical school. At this young age, Kershaw has already received a number of scholastic honors and gold medals in...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Stopping Pap smears depends on age and risk

    Q: I'm 71 years old. Do I need Pap tests at my age? A: The early detection and treatment of cervical cancer is a remarkable medical success story. After the introduction of regular screening by Pap smears, cervical cancer rates began to go down...
  • You can preserve youthful skin without cosmetic surgery

    Age isn't kind to skin. Years of accumulated sun exposure leave their mark in the form of fine lines, wrinkles, and discoloration. By the time you reach your 60s or 70s, much of the damage has already been done, but that damage isn't indelible. "There...
  • Is Williamsburg's tourism heyday over?

    Is Williamsburg's tourism heyday over?
    A once hardy economy in the Historic Triangle that was built on tourism is becoming more fragile by the year. Fewer people are buying fewer tickets to area attractions, spending fewer nights in Williamsburg, James City County and York County,...
  • Anita Hill reflects on telling her story in the documentary 'Anita'

    Anita Hill reflects on telling her story in the documentary 'Anita'
    WASHINGTON — The first time I talked to Anita Hill, she was teaching commercial law in Oklahoma, living in obscurity in the state where she grew up on an isolated farm with 12 siblings. For roughly a week in 1991, I pressed her to tell me what she...
  • Welder's sparks caused Boston fire that killed 2 firefighters

    BOSTON -- The fire that killed two firefighters as it burned through a brownstone in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood was caused by welders working at the back of a neighboring building, the Boston Fire Department said Friday. Welders were working...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Plainville High School Robotics Team 5129 Won First Place

    The Plainville High School Robotics Team 5129 won 1st place and two rookie awards at the Hartford Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, which took place March 29 and 30 at Hartford Public High School. It was only the second time the recently formed team...
  • Chicago biotech sector lags other big cities, Abbvie CEO says

    Chicago biotech sector lags other big cities, Abbvie CEO says
    The biotechnology and innovation environment in Chicago lags that of the Boston, Mass.-area and California’s Bay Area, AbbVie Inc. Chief Executive Rick Gonzalez said Thursday. Gonzalez, speaking in Schaumburg at an Executives’ Club of...
  • MGM Grand At Foxwoods Renamed The Fox Tower

    MGM Grand At Foxwoods Renamed The Fox Tower
    The MGM Grand at Foxwoods is being renamed The Fox Tower, part of a campaign to reinvigorate the casino's brand in the face of new and expanded gambling competition across the Northeast. The change was announced Thursday by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    CHRISTOPHER GAYLO has been appointed technology department director at Northampton Community College. Gaylo was the founder and principal of CMG Consulting, and has held positions in leadership at S.S. White Technologies, Norex Medical, Therics Inc. and...
  • Prolonged grief after loss of a loved one is common

    Q: I lost my brother several months ago. There are days when I still feel overpowered by sadness. Is it normal to grieve this long? A: Iím sorry to learn of your loss. Everyone grieves differently. Grief rarely has a clear beginning, middle and end....