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In L.A., Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump is a 'risk we cannot afford'

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Paul Ryan: I'm 'not ready' to support Donald Trump yet May 5 2016, 5:05 PM Some Republicans start accepting Donald Trump as their candidate. The House speaker is not among them. Paul Ryan says the burden is on Trump to unify the party Trump's new finance chairman is a banker and movie producer...

Massachusetts town set example for California by raising smoking age

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The roots of California’s new law that raises the smoking age to 21 are in a small town west of Boston. In 2005, Needham became the first municipality in the United States to ban tobacco sales to anyone under drinking age. While some public health officials had long advocated such a move, Stanton...

Police: Gunman knew woman he killed outside suburban D.C. high school

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A man shot and killed a woman who was waiting to pick up her children in the parking lot of a suburban Washington high school Thursday and wounded a man who tried to intervene, police said. Prince George's County Police Chief Hank Stawinski III said at a news conference that the shooting was domestic...

Baseball notes: Oakland pitcher Chris Bassitt to have Tommy John surgery

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Oakland Athletics right-hander Chris Bassitt will need reconstructive Tommy John surgery on his injured pitching elbow. Bassitt was examined in Cincinnati on Thursday by Dr. Timothy Kremchek, who determined Bassitt needs ulnar collateral ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow. The surgery...

Update on: Paul Ryan: I'm 'not ready' to support Donald Trump yet

7 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Paul Ryan: I'm 'not ready' to support Donald Trump yet May 5 2016, 4:04 PM Some Republicans start accepting Donald Trump as their candidate. The House speaker is not among them. Paul Ryan says the burden is on Trump to unify the party Trump's new finance chairman is a banker and movie producer...

'Those People,' a touching take on Manhattan's young and rich

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“Those People,” by writer/director Joey Kuhn (from a story by Grainne Belluomo), has the aspiration to be a sex-drenched, naughty rich kids in Manhattan tale — with an LGBT twist. With the good-looking cast, glitzy urbane setting, and entitled, showtunes-obsessed characters, it has the shiny surface...

Coyotes make John Chayka, 26, youngest GM in NHL history

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The NHL’s toe dip into the world of advanced statistics looked more like a big splash Thursday when the Arizona Coyotes promoted 26-year-old John Chayka, making him the youngest general manager ever among the major professional sports leagues in North America. For perspective, Toronto General Manager...

Angels scratch Garrett Richards from Friday start

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Garrett Richards will not start Friday night's series opener against Tampa Bay's Chris Archer, the Angels announced Thursday. Richards has been fatigued since he became dehydrated and experienced cramps during a 33-pitch fourth inning in Texas on Sunday. He was removed after that inning. Afterward,...

Rep. Darrell Issa endorses Donald Trump

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California politics updates: Legal protections for Aliso Canyon neighbors blocked, Assembly Republican leader not ready for Trump May 5 2016, 4:04 PM Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: Assembly Republican leader...

I'm Sick of People Judging My Self-Care

I wear size four dresses, size eight jeans, and medium sized blouses but I'm sure you think I was lying after looking at the picture below. I've never been the healthiest person in the world. I grew up an obese kid that would be awarded...Show More Summary

UnitedHealthcare Takes Away Diabetes Devices

If you've heard about UnitedHealthcare (UHC) limiting members to only Medtronic insulin pumps beginning July 1 and feel this is wrong, please go to "We are DPAC" (Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition) and say so. UHC members will no longer have an in-network choice among insulin pump providers. Show More Summary

5 Ways a Life Coach Can Help You Get Unstuck!

A vast majority of people--probably all of us at some point--deal with a similar problem in life when it comes to their goals. Most people know what they want and even how to get it, but when it comes to moving forward, they have a tough time sticking with it. Show More Summary

How Waking Up Earlier Can Change Your Life (And How to Start)

As I'm writing this article, it is 5:54am. I'm trying to tell myself that "I'm not a morning person" -- but this simply isn't the case anymore. If you are anything like me (or how I used to be), pressing the snooze button every morning was a ritual. Show More Summary

Insomnia Isn't Just a Nighttime Problem

New research on the 24-hour life of insomnia Most of us have had at least some first-hand experience with insomnia symptoms. Some nights, maybe it's been tough to fall asleep, or you've awakened repeatedly throughout the night. Perhaps...Show More Summary

From Selfie to Self-Absorbed: How Social Media Can Mislead Us

There's an alarming rate of self-promotion, narcissism, and deep-rooted desire for validation through social media. The self-proclaimed novice "physique competitors" and "women empowering coaches" and "lifestyle consultants" seem to unknowingly promote narcissism and false positives of the human body. Show More Summary

This Mother's Day, I'm Making a Pact to Avoid the "Who's Busier" Trap

I am busy. I am busy like so many typical working moms who shuttle two young kids from school to practice while juggling everything around the house and overseeing a successful, growing business. Some days feel like an endless cycleShow More Summary

Infidelity: What If You Love Them Both?

If you've been having a long-term affair and your spouse just found out, you may be facing an angry ultimatum, probably something like, "It's me or him/her." If so, you're probably having one of four basic reactions: You realize how much you love and value your spouse, and how much you want to heal your marriage. Show More Summary

Climate Change May Contribute to Rising Rates of Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease that is not associated with traditional risk factors appears to be increasing in rural hot communities as worldwide temperature progressively rises. The condition has likely increased due to global warming and an increase in extreme heat waves, and it is having a disproportionate impact on vulnerable populations.

Animal Study Shows Flexible, Dissolvable Silicon Device Promising for Brain Monitoring

An implantable brain device that literally melts away at a pre-determined rate minimizes injury to tissue normally associated with standard electrode implantation. The researchers describe a new class of technology that provides greater resolution for measuring electrical activity in space and time that matches or exceeds existing methods.

Study Links Sleep Duration and Frequent Snoring to Poorer Breast Cancer Survival

A new study reports that short sleep duration combined with frequent snoring reported prior to cancer diagnosis may influence subsequent breast cancer survival.

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