Health and Fitness

Push endoscopy allows docs to take a closer look at abnormalities

Health and Fitness - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 06:00
Dear Dr. Roach • I am having a “push endoscope,” or forced endoscope, tomorrow. They said they found a lesion in a CT scan and want to look into it further. Is “lesion” a fancy name for cancer? — B.E.
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Butchering the main course is a big ask

Health and Fitness - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 06:00
Dear Miss Manners • My sister was invited to a neighbor’s house for a pig roast. The neighbor said he had access to a live pig, and asked my brother-in-law to kill and butcher it for him.
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Single mom sees a future with two different men

Health and Fitness - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 06:00
Dear Abby • I am a 37-year-old divorced mom of two. I have recently gotten into relationships with two completely different men. One of them, “Steve,” has the life I have always wanted, and he says he loves me more…
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg describes facing sexual harassment

Health and Fitness - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 00:51
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she has experienced sexual harassment.
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Sewage spill shuts beaches along California's Central Coast

Health and Fitness - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 00:07
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 5 million gallons of sewage spilled into the ocean on California's Central Coast after a filter at a water treatment plant got clogged and the computer system failed to sound an alarm, an official said…
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Teen with 10-pound facial tumor dies days after surgery

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:25
Emanuel Zayas, 14, flew to Miami in late November because of the 10-pound tumor that developed from a disorder called polyostotic fibrous dysplasia.
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With 4 babies on tour, the US Ski Team resembles a nursery

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:04
SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy (AP) — Diaper bags and baby backpacks are in just as much demand as skis, boots and poles on the U.S. Alpine team this season.
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Bacardi lines up shot of Patron, buying all of tequila maker

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:01
NEW YORK (AP) — Bacardi Limited plans to swallow the rest of Patron Spirits in a deal that values the tequila maker at $5.1 billion.
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Allis 25th Anniversary

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:00
Dorene Birch and Michael Allis were married Oct. 25, 1992, in Rantoul, Ill. The couple are both retired and have five children, thirteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. They currently live in Effingham, Ill.
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Doerge 45th Anniversary

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:00
Susan Kelpe and Dennis Doerge were married Oct. 27, 1972, in Wildwood. Their family includes daughter Lisa (Chris) and two granddaughters, Carly and Caden. The couple currently lives in Affton.
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Schaake 65th Anniversary

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:00
Evelyn and Don Schaake were married Nov 1, 1952, in Edwardsville, where they also currently live. Mr. Schaake is retired from Ford Motor in Hazelwood, his wife is retired from the state of Illinois.
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Fitzler 45th Anniversary

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:00
Margie Buss and Ron Fitzler were married Nov. 3, 1972, at St. William Catholic Church, Woodson Terrace, Mo. They have four children; three boys and one girl, and seven grandchildren. Mr. Fitzler is a retired electrician after 40 years. They…
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Weber 60th Anniversary

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:00
Grace Kellerhals and Gary Weber were married Nov. 2, 1957, in St. Louis. The couple met at Harris Teachers' College in January of 1953. Mr. Weber taught in the city for thirteen years, then moved to Parkway School District, where…
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Hiller 14th Anniversary

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:00
Jerry and Jodi Hiller were married Nov. 1, 2003, in St. Louis. The couple currently lives in south St. Louis County.
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Some Korean foods may taste familiar during the Olympics

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:28
SEATTLE (AP) — Spam, trout, fried chicken, moon pies and anything slathered in mayonnaise — those are some of the flavors of South Korea's home cooking that might seem just a bit familiar to the U.S. athletes and hordes of…
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Dior gets surreal as stars talk Time's Up at Paris couture

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 21:31
PARIS (AP) — Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri projected a ludic mood at the Rodin Museum as top actresses weighed in on the Time's Up movement against sexual harassment at the start of Paris couture week.
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Loose llama loses liberty after months on the lam in Franklin County

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 21:30
"You can’t catch a llama if it doesn’t want to be caught,” said Julie Wier, who has raised the animals in Wildwood for 25 year. Fortunately it seems this one wanted to be caught.
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Hunger Games: American influence felt in Korean dishes

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 19:05
SEATTLE (AP) — SPAM, trout, fried chicken, moon pies and anything slathered in mayonnaise — those are some of the flavors of South Korea's home cooking that might seem just a bit familiar to the U.S. athletes and hordes of…
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Mom pleads guilty to manslaughter in toddler car seat death

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 18:42
SALEM, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who was high on drugs in her car last year and left her 2-year-old daughter unattended for hours in her car seat, where she died, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
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Will the unique culture of Miami's Coconut Grove survive?

Health and Fitness - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 17:06
MIAMI (AP) — With its artsy vibe, lush landscapes and free-roaming peacocks, Coconut Grove has long been known as a bohemian paradise.
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