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  • Breast cancer touches young mother with no family history of the disease

    By Leslie Massey, leslie.massey@gazette.com
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Sponsored Content: With no family history and no noticeable lumps, Diane Rekar had no reason to be concerned about breast cancer. At 41, the mother of two was working as a nurse at the Air Force Academy and was well versed in all of the cautionary tales about breast cancer. “A good...

  • Tips for kids, adults for safe and fun Halloween

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Halloween is less than a week away and parties are already in full swing. Here are seven tips from AAA for trick-or-treaters and adults to have a safe and fun time. Trick-or-Treaters and Parents 1. Look for light, bright and reflective costumes that make trick-or-treaters easy to...

  • Moving the Future: How to avoid weight gain this holiday season

    By Milo F. Bryant Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Halloween is just around the corner - and those bite-sized candy bars and other sweet treats are so tempting, and they're everywhere! But that is child's play compared to the real monsters that await: Thanksgiving. Holiday parties. Look around; some of us gained 5 pounds just...

  • Museum of Jewish history opens in Poland

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The presidents of Poland and Israel on Tuesday joined Holocaust survivors for the formal opening of a multimedia museum that tells the 1,000-year history of Jewish life in Poland. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, on his first foreign trip as president, and Polish...

  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Houston Chronicle. Oct. 27, 2014. Ebola lessons: Amid this public health scare, keeping our wits about us is the best prescription Now that the Ebola crisis and attendant panic in Dallas seem to have abated, maybe we can take a deep breath - remember, the virus is not airborne - and...

  • Association honors Yellowstone superintendent

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The National Parks Conservation Association has honored the superintendent of Yellowstone National Park with an award. The association has given Superintendent Dan Wenk its Stephen T. Mather conservation award. It's named after the first director of the National...

  • Local Broncos fan crushes jersey contest

    The Gazette
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Nearly 70 Gazette subscribers took part in a recent gazette.com contest that was all about the Broncos. Colorado Springs resident Darius Jenkins, a longtime Broncos fan, won the Broncos jersey giveaway. Readers were asked to guess who would catch Peyton Manning's record-breaking...

  • Blog: What is awesome, Alex Trebek?

    By Jennifer Mulson
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    "Jeopardy!" finally had a full-on yoga category during an episode aired on Friday, according to the yoga blog, Yogadork.com. Apparently, it was the last category chosen by contestants, which makes me giggle. If I'd been a contestant, I'd have scored big in that round. I knew all...

  • The People's Pharmacy: Dangerous dilemma of sleeping pills

    Joe Graeden and Teresa Graeden
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Insomniacs are caught in a double bind. They are told that the consequences of chronic sleep deprivation include hypertension, heart failure, obesity, depression, cognitive dysfunction, diabetes and an increased risk of accidents. They also are warned that taking sleeping pills can...

  • The brain: A wonder-tool for vital aging

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Doctors long have known that an individual's attitude and outlook on life, whether positive or negative, hopeful or defeatist, can greatly impact their overall health and well-being. In the field of gerontology, the science and study of aging, an understanding of the complicated...

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