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Style: Arkansas fashionistas head to Fashion Week

Michael Kors. Carolina Herrera. Tracy Reese. Tommy Hilfiger. Vera Wang. Shonda Ali-Shamaa. Continue reading...

HAPPY TRAILS: Devil's Den Trail

Subscriber onlyDEVIL'S DEN TRAIL Location: The main trailhead is behind the visitor center at Devil's Den State Park. Continue reading...

Last picture show

Dying people’s dreams and visions aren’t new, but studying them scientifically is

Subscriber onlyOne evening in the late fall, Lucien Majors, 84, sat at his kitchen table in Lancaster, N.Y., wife Jan by his side, as he described a recent dream. Majors had end-stage bladder cancer and was in renal failure. As he spoke with a hospice doctor, he was alert but faltering. Continue reading...

Food and medicine meet for dinner

Subscriber onlyThe menu was speckled with whole grains and dripping with oil when future chefs and their teachers got together Jan. 30 with future doctors, pharmacists and nurses for "Food as Medicine," a dinner seminar about the evidence-based Mediterranean diet. Continue reading...

Study: Venus flytraps count electrical pulses

Subscriber onlyCarnivorous plants stir the imagination. You can find the results in science fiction novels (The Day of the Triffids), Broadway plays (Little Shop of Horrors) and in recent research that concludes that the Venus flytrap can count. Continue reading...

Weekend provides two marathons in two days

Subscriber onlyAccording to Guinness World Records, the record for the most marathons run in one year belongs to Larry Macon of San Antonio. From Dec. 1, 2012, to Nov. 30, 2013, Macon ran 6,261.8 miles to complete 239 marathons. Continue reading...

SLIM PICKINGS

Subscriber onlyWHAT: V8 Veggie Blends juices Continue reading...

Partial repetitions offer strength-building benefit

Subscriber onlyIn some strength training circles, it's a cardinal sin to perform anything other than a full and complete repetition. If you can't take each rep through the exercise's full range, it's time to stop, even if your workout plan calls for more repetitions. Continue reading...

Tooth polishing is nice but unnecessary

Subscriber onlyQ: Is tooth polishing necessary at the end of a dental visit? Continue reading...

End-of-life dream can be nightmare for caregivers

Subscriber onlyNot all end-of-life dreams soothe the dying. Researchers found that about 20 percent were upsetting. Often, those who had suffered trauma might revisit it in their dying dreams. Some can resolve those experiences. Some cannot. Continue reading...

Helpful Hints

DEAR READERS: Today's Sound Off is from me. I love the new plastic bags for veggies, fruit, cat and dog food, but the "zip" close sometimes is hard to open. You are thinking, "What do you mean?" When it states: "Cut here, then open," well, I don't know about you, but after cutting where it says to, there is about one-eighth of an inch to try and pry open the bag. Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Subscriber onlyHappy birthday. The reason you will accomplish so much is that you keep challenging yourself to do the thing you thought you couldn't do. You'll get so used to this that the challenge itself becomes a part of who you are. Continue reading...

On Christianity

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: We usually go to church every week, but our neighbor seems to be involved in church activities all the time. Does God look down on us because we also enjoy doing other things? Continue reading...

Super Quiz: "IPO"

Subscriber only1. Hard candy on a stick Continue reading...

America's big show

Super Bowl: Monster that feeds on sports, celebrity, culture

Subscriber only"Baseball is what we were, and football is what we have become." Continue reading...

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