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  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Withdrawal symptoms vary among anti-anxiety drugs

    Q: I've heard that Xanax can produce more severe withdrawal symptoms than the other benzodiazepine drugs. Is this true? A: Xanax (the generic name is alprazolam) is one of the commonly prescribed anti-anxiety medicines in the class called...
  • A growing divide over official-English laws

    WASHINGTON A growing language divide has opened up across the country, as a sharp increase in the number of Americans who speak English as a second language or don't speak it at all is driving cities and states to respond, often in radically different...
  • Silver Circle Gallery to host new exhibit

    The Silver Circle Gallery in Putnam has announced the upcoming exhibit, "Pathos: Works by Karen Reid," featuring abstract impressionistic landscape and figurative oil, watercolor, and encaustic paintings. The exhibit will be on display Sept. 4–28....
  • 'The Train Campaign' Heads To The Northwest Corner

    Restoring passenger train service from Grand Central Terminal to the Berkshires would offer northwestern Connecticut a potential economic bonanza, according to the railroad company that's trying to build support for the idea. Skeptics dismiss the...
  • Animal behavior experts share their study results

    Animal behavior experts share their study results
    A nutritional supplement with green tea as a primary ingredient can help dogs with thunderstorm anxiety; a new tool to inspire peace among dueling cats; and what does it mean to be called a pit bull when you're a shelter dog? Investigators revealed...
  • Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show

    Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show
    Is a revival of interest in the photographs of Minor White (1908-1976) worthwhile? Once, White's work was the epitome of all that art photography aspired to be. Since his death, however — and, actually, beginning several years before — his...
  • Farmington's Cynthia Godfrey: Longtime Coach At Miss Porter's And Volunteer

    Farmington's Cynthia Godfrey: Longtime Coach At Miss Porter's And Volunteer
    FARMINGTON — Cynthia Burbank Godfrey, a longtime coach at Miss Porter's School, who helped create the Alison Gill Lodge shelter for young women, died on June 25. She was 76. Cynthia Godfrey was born in 1937 and grew up in Boston. Her husband...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Start slowly when launching an exercise program at 66

    Q: I'm a 66-year-old man. My doctor told me I need to exercise more to maintain good health. What's the best exercise for a man my age? How often should I do it? What symptoms should I watch out for? A: Great to hear that you're taking your doctor's...
  • People Express adding destinations, may expand service

    People Express adding destinations, may expand service
    On Friday People Express began daily service to Atlanta from Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport. Those flights — coupled with service to West Palm Beach, Fla., that began in mid-July — bring the number of destinations the low-cost...
  • Convicted Boca Raton fraudster a fugitive, officials say

    Convicted Boca Raton fraudster a fugitive, officials say
    After getting nailed in an FBI sting, convicted fraudster Edward Laborio should've been in prison in February. But the Boca Raton man asked to delay his surrender in Miami so he could face separate fraud charges in Boston in May. A federal judge said...
  • PASSINGS: Helen Johns Carroll

    Helen Johns Carroll, 99, a swimmer who helped the U.S. women's Olympic team win gold in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the 1932 Summer Games in Los Angeles, died Wednesday at a nursing home in Sumter, S.C., her family said. Then known as Helen...
  • Your dog is sure to make some noise if a bear approaches!

    Your dog is sure to make some noise if a bear approaches!
    Q: We live in the woods, and the bear population has been increasing here. A neighbor actually had a bear nearly walk into her home. Her dog began to growl and bark, and the bear ran off. Her dog is a large mixed-breed, and so is mine, but Charlie Horse...