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  • Ministering to mudslide survivors takes many forms

    SEATTLE — Enio Aguero had never been to Oso, Wash., before late last month. But he recognized the faces.
     

    April 13, 2014

  • Researchers using math to whittle away at jet lag

    WASHINGTON — Lots of apps claim they can help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulas suggest it’s possible to adjust to new time zones a bit faster than previously thought, and they created their own free app to help.

    April 13, 2014

  • wisor_jack.jpg 2 from Valley putting faith in Laurelton plan

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • earnings.jpg 2 Valley docs’ pay in Top 5

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tormentors, victims focus of bully talk

    MILTON — More than 13 million American children will be bullied this academic year, making it the most common form of violence experienced by young people in the nation, according to the federal website stopbullying.gov.

    April 12, 2014

  • DIROCCO_Mark.jpg Students give peas a chance

    Despite more than 1 million students nationwide skipping out on lunches since the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, some Valley schools have not lost any participation in their meal programs.

    April 12, 2014 3 Photos

  • Tormentors, victims focus of bully talk

    MILTON — More than 13 million American children will be bullied this academic year, making it the most common form of violence experienced by young people in the nation, according to the federal website stopbullying.gov.
     

    April 12, 2014

  • Free $1.4G trip may cost you $3G

    Have you taken a trip by plane lately? If so, did everything go smoothly or were you inconvenienced enough that you requested a refund?
    Sam F. of Lewisburg, 56, recently took a business trip and experienced significant delays and cancellations each way. He emailed a complaint to US Airways and was still waiting for a reply when he received a letter he assumed was from the airline.
     

    April 12, 2014

  • Forecasters predict slower than normal hurricane season

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season should be considerably slower than normal with nine named storms, including three hurricanes, Phil Klotzbach and William Gray said.

    April 12, 2014

  • Does psychiatry overmedicate?

    When Robert Whitaker’s book, which questioned the extensive and long-term use of medications in psychiatry, was published in 2010, doctors treated him like a “heretic,“ he said.
     

    April 12, 2014

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