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2015-09-01 09:30

If you would like to cut down on fat and cholesterol but love the rich, chewy texture of meat, try some earthy mushrooms as an occasional meat alternative. Besides being low in fat and calories, mushrooms offer some B vitamins and lots of potassium. A few, like shiitake, have been researched as potential cancer fighters.

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2015-09-01 01:30

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Opinion

2015-09-01 01:30

It’s not unusual for political leaders in trouble to use diversionary tactics to turn their fortunes around. Hollywood capitalized on this theme in a popular 1997 film called “Wag the Dog” in which, right before an election, a political spin doctor distracts voters from a presidential sex scandal by engaging a film producer to create a fake war with Albania.

Nation & World

2015-09-01 08:23

NEW YORK (AP) — Your heart might be older than you are. A new government report suggests age is just a number — and perhaps not a very telling one when it comes to your risk of heart attack or stroke.

Lifestyle

2015-09-01 09:30

The autumn produce season catches me off-guard every year. As we glide from the hot days of August into the cooler months ahead, we never quite know when the magic moment arrives that we have seen our last bit of fresh summer fruit in the produce aisle. Sure, we can get peaches all year if we insist (and are willing to pay a small fortune), but they just aren’t nearly as delicious.