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  • Feed Your Wild Side

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    (Family Features) If you love to cook, discover the wild advantage and fill your freezer with Wild Blueberries. Packed with more intense blueberry flavor and two times the antioxidants of regular blueberries, Wild Blueberries are wildly different from the cultivated blueberries you find in the...

  • AP-IL--Illinois Daybook, IL

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Assignment Desks, Editors: The following events are for planning purposes. Listing does not indicate AP coverage. Scheduled events are subject to change. Contact numbers are not for publication. Monday, April 21 GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO CHICAGO — Group of Illinois mayors hold a news...

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    Assignment Desks, Editors: The following events are for planning purposes. Listing does not indicate AP coverage. Scheduled events are subject to change. Contact numbers are not for publication. Sunday, April 20 GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO CHICAGO — Interdenominational Easter Sunday sunrise...

  • EDITORIAL: Toward racial unity, for the economic and social good of the entire region

    Updated: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    As St. Louis opens its next 250 years, the search for racial unity, elusive for the first 250 years, stumbles forward. However awkward and haphazard the search may be, it must continue. Unity is not simply about moral uplift or doing the right thing. Lives depend on it. There’s money in it,...

  • Tribes, city, NSU launch Tons Off Tahlequah campaign

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    TAHLEQUAHWhen studies are conducted about whether Americans are living healthy lifestyles, Oklahoma often ranks poorly among the states. Oklahomans have high rates of heart disease, diabetes and obesity. On Wednesday, a campaign was begun to encourage the people of Tahlequah to shed a few...

  • BRIEF: TTU names sole finalist for Founding President, Dean of HSC El Paso

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Dr. Richard Lange has been selected as the sole finalist for the founding president and new dean of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso. Chancellor Kent Hance made the announcement Friday. Lange, 58, is the vice chairman of medicine and director of educational programs...

  • BRIEF: Texas Tech names sole finalist for first president of El Paso medical campus

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Richard "Rick" Lange has been named the sole finalist to become the first president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso, university officials announced today. He is currently director of the Office of Educational Programs at the University of Texas-San Antonio Health...

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    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    (MCT) McClatchy-Tribune News Service Best of Newsfeatures Budget for Friday, April 18, 2014 EDITORS: Here's a look at the week's top newsfeatures and special reports from McClatchy-Tribune News Service. The newsfeatures remain suitable for weekend use. This advisory will move each Friday.

  • 'Year of No Sugar' reads like a how-to manual for an eating disorder

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    (c) 2014, Slate. NEW YORK — "Year of No Sugar" is one of those book titles that, with its telegram-like urgency, succinctly tells you exactly what to expect beneath the cover. Eve O. Schaub, a Vermont-based writer, became convinced in 2010 that fructose — the simple carbohydrate that makes...

  • Internist joins LCMC medical complex

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    John Michael Benavidez, MD, has joined Lincoln County Medical Center's medical group as an internist, according to a press release from the hospital. Benavidez started March 31 and works in the Internal Medicine Associates clinic on the second floor of the Lincoln County Medical Complex....

  • A leap for stem cells

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    LOS ANGELES—Scientists have replicated one of the most significant accomplishments in stem cell research by creating human embryos that were clones of two men. The lab-engineered embryos were harvested within days and used to create lines of infinitely reproducing embryonic stem cells, which...

  • New procedure clones stem cells from adults

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    (c) 2014, The Washington Post. Scientists have grown stem cells from adults using cloning techniques for the first time — bringing them closer to developing patient-specific lines of cells that can be used to treat a whole host of ailments, from heart disease to blindness. The research,...

  • Washington Post front page

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Copyright 2014 WP Bloomberg The Washington Post first-edition Page 1 for Friday, April 18: Top of the page: Cols 1-4: Washington Post photo of Michelle Obama visiting Howard University Cols 5-6: Top diplomats lay out steps to tamp down violence and political unrest in Ukraine, even as...

  • Study: Minority communities across US are much more heavily exposed to pollution linked to asthma, heart attack.

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    (c) 2014, The Washington Post. Studies dating from the 1970s have consistently shown that neighborhoods near environmental hazards — toxic waste sites, landfills, congested highways — are overwhelmingly poor communities of color. This pattern of "environmental injustice" suggests that many...

  • BC-politics-today 04/18 TMS Original

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    POLITICS TODAY For release: 04/18/14 (NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) (PHOTO: One headshot accompanies this column. FILE NAME: 20101014hdjwi-a.jpg;) Biden's experience clearly...

  • Book Notes

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    New books available from the Miami Public Library include: The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up by Dr. Steven Masley A physician and nutritionist, who is also an author and a chef, offers a 30-day plan to treat and reverse the growth of the arterial plaque that causes heart disease through heart-healthy...

  • Tax deduction for a gym membership?

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    April marks another tax season when millions of Americans will deduct expenses related to home ownership, children and education from their annual tax bill. These deductions exist because of their perceived value to society; they encourage behaviors that keep the wheels of the economy turning....

  • Rate of Complications for Diabetes Declines

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    c.2014 New York Times News Service Federal researchers Wednesday reported the first broad national picture of progress in combating some of the most devastating complications of diabetes, which affects millions of Americans, finding that rates of heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure and...

  • Wisconsin's Oneida tribe hosts food summit

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — The Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin hopes to combat serious health problems among Native Americans by teaching other tribal members to farm and preserve their own food. About 350 people are participating in the Second Annual Native Food Sovereignty Summit in...

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    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    (MCT) McClatchy-Tribune News Service MCT International Budget for Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated at 0400 UTC (12 a.m. U.S. EDT Tuesday). Additional news stories, including full U.S. coverage, appear on the MCT-NEWS-BJT and MCT-NEWSFEATURES-BJT.

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    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

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  • Vitamins: Once -- or none --a day. You decide

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    (For use by New York Times News Service clients) c.2014 San Antonio Express-News Vitamins: Once -- or none -- a day: you decide By Richard A. Marini San Antonio Express-News The promise of those early One-A-Day vitamin ads could be found right there in the name. Take one pill each day and...

  • Doctors Overlook Lucrative Procedures When Naming Unwise Treatments

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    When America’s joint surgeons were challenged to come up with a list of unnecessary procedures in their field, their selections shared one thing: none significantly impacted their incomes. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons discouraged patients with joint pain from taking two types...

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    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

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  • Worn down by health problems, woman discovers art of living

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    MILWAUKEE — For the second time in her life, Tessa Koller sat in a hospital examination room listening to a doctor deliver bad news. A defect in her coronary artery required surgery. She was 25. Tessa heard the doctor say something about “sudden death in young people,” and her mind went...