Patt Morrison for October 25, 2011

HPV Vaccinations Back In Spotlight After Perry Joins Presidential Race

Federal panel recommends HPV vaccine for boys too

The controversy surrounding the vaccination of teenage girls for HPV is well known but now a federal panel of experts is recommending 11 and 12-year-old boys be vaccinated, too.

'The Price of Civilization'

World renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs knows what’s causing America’s economic woes — political lobbyists have too much power in Washington, economic stimulus plans and tax-cutting measures aren’t working, our infrastructure is crumbling and the cost of an education coupled with ever increasing holes in the social safety net is creating a “poverty trap” for low-income Americans.
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Warning! No TV for children under 2; SpongeBob may also be bad

Limit tube time for children under age two, says the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Secrets, romance and sizes: The life and thoughts of Edith Head

“Good clothes,” said Edith Head, “are not a matter of luck." The California-born Head ushered in what some consider a golden age of costume design, dressing everyone from Faye Dunaway and Tippi Hedren to Steve Martin, but she was just as famous for her acerbic wit.
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