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Is profanity bad for our health?

At least in this instance, we’re probably better off relying on our own intuition to tell us what is and isn’t good for our health.

Celebrate National Peach Month with a refreshingly healthful peach cobbler

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11, 2015 — President Ronald Reagan declared August National Peach Month on June 15, 1982. The United States was the greatest producer of the world’s supply of peaches at the time of the proclamation, producing 250 million pounds each year–benefiting the economy by generating revenue of approximately $325 million annually, according to ...

Summer vegetables add zest and color for a healthful side dish

SAN DIEGO, July 21, 2015 — Freshly plucked from a summertime garden or farmer’s market, tomatoes, eggplant, summer squash and leeks can be elegantly combined to make a perfect side dish! This colorful side dish enhances many summertime entrees such as grilled chicken, fish, burgers, vegan delicacies and more. The following recipe, Provencal Summer Vegetables, ...

Max: American movie showcases valor of military working dogs

SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2015 — “Max,” a June 2015 theatrical release, is an American action and adventure movie that is ideal for the entire family. Max is a spirited Malinois shepherd who has been trained as a military war dog. While serving in the Marine Corps and fighting in Afghanistan, a shooting incident kills his ...

Feds funding science fraud?

The funding source skews the results of scientific research. Might $68 billion in research and technology money have an impact on what climate researchers find?

Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week

SAN DIEGO, June 23, 2015 — Helen Keller was a deaf-blind American woman whose courageous journey began on June 27, 1880, and who continued to inspire the world until her death at the age of 87. Born with normal hearing and sight, at 19 months she suffered an illness of “acute congestion of the stomach ...