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  • Coffins and quarantine staggered Hampton Roads during its deadly bout with the Spanish flu

    Coffins and quarantine staggered Hampton Roads during its deadly bout with the Spanish flu
    Look through the newspaper headlines in Hampton Roads during the early fall of 1918 and its all about the American troops headed to Europe for World War I. Then the first reports of the Spanish flu begin to crop up on the inside pages in mid-September...
  • Nick Dragotta previews ‘East of West’ 7, talks Death’s horse, Howtoons

     
    Where, exactly, is “East of West”? It’s somewhere far from the glass factory where Nick Dragotta used to do technical […]...
  • Supplements can't prevent arthritis, but may offer pain relief

    Q: Is there any evidence that glucosamine and chondroitin can prevent arthritis? A: This is an excellent question, and it raises an issue of great interest to people who already have arthritis or are worried they may someday develop the disease....
  • Jill Miller Durkee

    Jill Miller Durkee
    Jill Miller Durkee Jill “Sis” Miller Durkee Passed away in her own house in Marion, MA on August 7th, 2013 after a feisty, fun-loving and life affirming five+ year battle with pancreatic cancer. Jill was surrounded by her loving and devoted...
  • Orgánico, francés y más novedades

    Max's Harvest (169 NE Second Ave., Delray Beach, 561-381-9970, MaxsHarvest.com) Se trata de un restaurante con la filosofía de: "De la granja a la mesa". Su menú incluye ensalada de sandía con queso feta y vinagreta de limón y albahaca ($14),...
  • Pain relief could lower blood pressure during gout attack

    Q: I recently had an attack of gout and my blood pressure went up. I take my blood pressure pills regularly. Are the two conditions related? Do drugs for hypertension cause gout? A: Gout is caused by a buildup of a normal waste product called uric acid....
  • Winter storm affecting flights at South Florida airports

    Winter storm affecting flights at South Florida airports
    Winter storms along the northeastern United States are causing ripple effects in South Florida. Shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport reported 69 arrival and departure delays and 22 cancelations as a result of...
  • Snowstorm moves on after causing havoc across Northeast

    NEW YORK — A storm that was blamed for at least 11 deaths in the eastern half of the country moved out to sea Friday, but the icy winds and record-low temperatures left in its wake were prolonging the misery of cities digging out from snowdrifts...
  • Even couch potatoes can stay fit with these simple exercises

    Can't muster the motivation to get up off the couch and exercise? Try "couchersizing" -- staying on or near your couch and exercising during commercial breaks. "A growing body of literature connects the amount of time you spend sitting to illness and...
  • Fatal car crash victim was potential Long Beach mayoral candidate

    Fatal car crash victim was potential Long Beach mayoral candidate
    A 65-year-old man killed in a Terminal Island car crash over the weekend was a potential Long Beach mayoral candidate and member of the local Occupy movement. Eugene B. Gendel was killed last Saturday when his vehicle rear-ended a big rig not far from...
  • 'Wahlburgers' premiere sells out in hour: People cray for Marky Mark's burgers?

    'Wahlburgers' premiere sells out in hour: People cray for Marky Mark's burgers?
    "Wahlburgers," the reality TV show starring Wahlberg brothers Mark (the actor), Donnie (the less-famous actor) and Paul (the chef) premieres on the A&E channel Jan. 22. If you're wondering whether or not people are interested in watching a show about...
  • Doctors have multiple treatment options for "twitchy" legs

    Q: I sometimes get "twitchy" legs at night. It disturbs my sleep. It's not painful; my muscles just sort of twitch. What could be causing this? Is there a way to prevent it? A: From your description, restless legs syndrome could be the cause of your...