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Home monitors urged for all high blood pressure patients

High blood pressure is a leading cause of heart attacks, strokes and death. Having it checked a few times a year in a doctor's office
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Video tool would aid sign language interpretation

She can't just look it up in a dictionary. At least not yet.Nash, a doctoral student at Boston University, is part of a team working o...
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Splash group helps kids of color learn to swim

When it's finally his turn, the third-grader jumps three feet into the water and into the arms of swim instructor Lisa Vaughn.Benson i...
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Schwarzenegger urges new fees to boost firefighting

He visited the scene of the 3,100-acre Summit fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains of Northern California, where about 1,100 firefighters a...
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Racial tensions brewing in Crown Heights

First, a black man was badly beaten. Weeks later, a Jewish teenager said he was attacked by two young blacks while riding his bicycle, ...
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First MLK grandchild born

The girl, named Yolanda Renee King, is the daughter of Martin Luther King III and his wife, Arndrea Waters King, the family said in a s...
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Midwest tornadoes kill 7, including toddler

Authorities in Iowa had reported that seven people died in Sunday's storm but lowered that total to six on Monday, said Bret Voorhees,...
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Weather helps firefighters get control of wildfire

Easing winds and lower temperatures helped keep the blaze from spreading and fire crews had the blaze mostly contained early Monday, ac...
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SUVs plunge toward endangered list

With gas at $4 a gallon, many have sat there since last summer.The cars are literally just sitting, and it doesn't matter how much you...
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Nearly complete Pentagon memorial tells story of 9/11

The only thing he has not done is visit the bench dedicated to his brother, Dave Laychak, who died on September 11, 2001, when a passen...
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Alone in the dark

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Hellboy: The Science of Evil Hands-On

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Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

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Horton Hears A Who!

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Run Fatboy Run

When one thinks of the off-kilter, sometimes very bizarre comedy of Michael Ian Black (a writer and performer on the television shows T
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Enemy Territory: Quake Wars

When Enemy Territory: Quake Wars was released in October 2007 on the PC, it was lauded as a feverish multiplayer shooter for its object
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Lego Indiana Jones

Now that Traveller's Tales has conquered a galaxy far, far away, it has set its sights on giving a Lego makeover to a more terrestrial
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Indiana Jones works but doesnt shine

Quite why Ford, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas -- three of the wealthiest men in Hollywood -- should feel the need to resurrect Indi
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Turok

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