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  • The gift that keeps on giving

    Epic, adj. – Extending beyond the usual or ordinary, especially in size or scope. Epoch, n. – An eve ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Sailboat crew wants to sink perceptions about abilities of people with MS

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A 67-foot sailboat is making a first-of-its-kind journey around the world: using crew members diagnosed with multiple sclerosi ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Next steps uncertain for women with dense breasts, study shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) – More women are learning their breasts are so dense that it’s more difficult for ma ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 8:33 pm
  • Study: Too many infants still sleep with blankets

    CHICAGO (AP) – Too many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that might ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Thanks for the calories

    I recently read about a man who celebrated Thanksgiving with his family at an all-you-can-eat buffet.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:19 pm

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