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  • Flu season unpredictable, vaccine can help

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    The cooling weather and shorter days bring us indoors and closer together - the perfect mix for a flu invasion. The flu, a contagious respiratory illness, typically starts making its appearance around October and can last well into May, said Melissa Voutsalath, a family medicine...

  • Las Vegas lands 3rd weekly nonstop Swiss flight

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourists flying between Las Vegas and Zurich will have another nonstop flight. Edelweiss Air announced Monday it will add a third weekly nonstop flight starting next June. The Swiss airline first arrived in May at McCarran International Airport with two weekly...

  • Traveling sports exhibit on W.Va. tour

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A traveling exhibit on the role of sports in American culture is making its way across West Virginia. The West Virginia Humanities Council is sponsoring a state tour of the new Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit "Hometown Teams." Officials selected six...

  • Live Well: Better digest meals and life experience

    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    How's your digestion these days? Am I getting too personal? I only ask because mine could be better, and probably yours could, too. A properly working and healthy digestive process is the key to vitality in Ayurvedic medicine. Often called the sister science to yoga, Ayurveda is the...

  • The People's Pharmacy: Stop-smoking drug has hidden dangers

    By Joe Graedon, M.S., and Teresa Graedon, Ph.D. King Features Syndicate -
    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Even after decades of dire warnings, more than 40 million Americans smoke. That's nearly one in five. Smokers die 10 years earlier than nonsmokers. Every year, almost half a million deaths are attributed to the consequences of tobacco. These include deaths from cancer, heart disease...

  • Health calendar Sept. 30, 2014

    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    HEALTH NOTES Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Send information at least two weeks in advance: email carlotta.olson@gazette.com or fax 636-0202. 2014 Art for the Cure - Courageous and Beautiful Juried Show Opening Reception - A portrayal of the...

  • Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Eating a salad a day is one of my strategies for ensuring I get at least one serious dose of raw veggies. And if you love salads as much as I do, I'm about to change your salad-
building world. Ditch the usual greens and get your hands on Brussels sprouts. Fact is, for a long time...

  • La Fonda on the Plaza hotel in Santa Fe being sold

    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An historic hotel that's a landmark in downtown Santa Fe is being sold. The nearly 92-year-old La Fonda on the Plaza is being purchased by sister and brother Jennifer Kimball and Philip Wise. They're buying it from the current owners, most of whom are members of...

  • This October, Think Pink: Daily stories to feature local survivors, healthcare options

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    This October, we’re taking Breast Cancer Awareness month to a new level. “We see pink everywhere during this month,” said Lisa Gates, public information officer at the Penrose Cancer Center. “It’s a great reminder for women to get a mammogram, especially if they’ve never had one before...

  • Hiker trapped in canyon in Zion National Park dies

    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 34-year-old Southern California man was found dead over the weekend in Zion National Park after rising floodwaters trapped him in a narrow canyon that is home to one of the park's best-known hiking trails. Douglas Yoshi Vo's body was found Sunday afternoon in...

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