Health and Fitness

Bring it on home: New Zealand

Health and Fitness - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 12:56
Who and where • Rachel Wisdom of St. Peters and Shelley Hasseldine of New Zealand ride the tram at Ferrymeade Heritage Park, an open-air museum that re-creates a 1900s New Zealand town.
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Nicklaus: Compromise is needed to fix health-care exchanges

Health and Fitness - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 12:30
System isn't collapsing, but bipartisan solution could make it work better.
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Express Scripts launches new measures in the battle over the opioid epidemic

Health and Fitness - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 12:00
Company to closely monitor, counsel those who take the medications.
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Aspire to travel the world? Read this before you go.

Health and Fitness - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 09:30
Nothing changes you like travel does.
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Production numbers fell way short for the Amphicar auto-boat combination

Health and Fitness - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 05:00
Yes, Aunt Dorothy, those ARE propellers you see under that little compact car. And that is a bow light and side marker lights you see up front and a Marine flag on the deck. And NO, you haven’t had too…
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Things to do in the garden this week

Health and Fitness - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 05:00
• Monitor lawns now for grub activity and apply insecticides if damage is occurring.
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Seeds from lettuces can be used for new crop

Health and Fitness - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 05:00
Q • This spring, I grew lettuce (Butterhead, Marvel of Four Seasons) from seeds that were purchased. My question has to do with the seeds produced from the plants. Are the seeds viable? Can they be planted to produce a…
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2017 Kia Niro Hybrid: Fun crossover delivers impressive mpg

Health and Fitness - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 05:00
Legend has it Nero fiddled while Rome burned. But times have changed. These days, Niro roams but doesn't fiddle with burning fuel — much. And though that first-century Roman emperor may have been concerned with displaying his bluegrass chops, Kia's…
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Stopping suicidal thoughts with ketamine

Health and Fitness - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 05:00
Q. Is ketamine infusion safe for the elderly? My son’s mother-in-law (age 69) has been diagnosed with major depression. She has made two suicide attempts.
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Mom's hoarding tendencies are crowding daughter out

Health and Fitness - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 05:00
Dear Abby • I’ve been trying to declutter and get rid of things, but each time I do, my mother scolds me for getting rid of sentimental items and sends them back to my room. There are clothes that haven’t…
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Food is free for the taking at floating 'forest' in NYC

Health and Fitness - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 15:47
NEW YORK (AP) — An old construction barge planted with vegetables, apple trees and fragrant herbs is giving apartment-dwelling New Yorkers a chance to pick something and eat it.
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Spotlight: Jefferson County man still sledding, saving Siberian huskies

Health and Fitness - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 15:00
Jefferson County sled dog racer expanding his kennels and teams
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Tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers underway

Health and Fitness - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:15
Estimates range from $310 to $970 for back-to-school shopping households.
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Learning life lessons at Camp Rhythm, a summer camp for kids with heart conditions

Health and Fitness - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:00
Corwin's cabin started the day at a 30-foot climbing wall. “I'm going to dare myself to go all the way up there," the 9-year-old said.
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