February 25, 2010 RSS feed / Features

Getting To The Heart of Women’s Health

Knowledge is power when it comes to heart disease, the number one killer of women in the U.S., and all women will benefit from learning more about it. More...

New Jolt For Healthcare Reform? Insurer Hikes Rates 39 Percent

Has a cost hike by a health insurer in California given new life to the Democratic healthcare reform legislation in Washington?   Maybe not directly. More...

Fort Campbell Unit Mourns Death Of Mascot

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) – A key member of the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team has passed away.   The brigade announced that their mascot, a large white bulldog named “Bastogne,'' died from cancer on Jan. 30. More...

Guinness: Arizona Great Dane Is Tallest Dog Ever

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – A 250- pound blue Great Dane from Arizona gives new meaning to the term “big dog.''   Guinness World Records says Giant George from Tucson is the tallest dog ever on record.   More...

Energysavers.gov Offers Cash For More-efficient Appliances

In the market for a new washing machine? How about a refrigerator? Now’s the time to buy, says Uncle Sam. The government is unveiling its latest version of “cash for clunkers,” this time for energy-efficient kitchen appliances. More...

College Costs Reach All-time High

Millions of Americans hope to boost their education level, especially in today’s troubled economy – but their frustration with the seemingly outof control costs of college is reaching new heights.   More...

Smoke-free Coalition Pushes Smoking Ban

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Anti-smoking advocates are expressing support for legislation that would eliminate smoking rooms in restaurants.   More...

Female's Burned Body Found In Suburban N.Y. Park

MONSEY, N.Y. (AP) – Police say a female's burned body was found at the scene of a fire in a Rockland County park.   Detective Lt. More...

Python Hunting Season Set For South Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – State wildlife officials have created a special python hunting season to try to stop the spread of the nonnative snakes throughout the Everglades.   More...