David Livingston/Getty ImagesMarvin Hamlisch, the award-winning composer and conductor who **** last month at the age of 68, was honored Tuesday night in New York City at a star-studded memorial service that included musical performances by Barbra Streisand and Aretha Franklin, the New York Daily News report read more ≫
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iStockphoto/Thinkstock(AUGUSTA, Ga.) -- Just 20 minutes of exercise a day can protect kids from diabetes, according to a new study.
This clinical trial, published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, randomly assigned 222 overweight, inactive kids to one of three activity groups for 13 weeks.
The first two groups underwent 20 or 40 minutes of daily aerobic exercise in an after-school program. The third group went about their usual routines. read more ≫
Getty/David J. Sams(ELYRIA, Ohio) -- Attorneys for a 486-pound Ohio death row inmate claim that the execution procedure "simply will not work" on their client and will cause him a "torturous and lingering death."
Ronald Post, 53, was sentenced to death in 1985 for the shooting death of Helen Vantz, a desk clerk at a motel in Elyria, Ohio. read more ≫
Reprise RecordsFans of Steely Dan's Donald Fagen can get a taste of the singer/pianist's new solo album, Sunken Condos, now at RollingStone.com. The website currently is streaming the collection's first single, "I'm Not the Same Without You," which was released as a digital single a few days ago. read more ≫
Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Taxing or limiting the serving sizes of high-calorie junk food may sound like the perfect weapon in the war against obesity, but it seems to have backfired in at least one instance.
Last week, the Danish government announced plans to scrap the tax it instituted just last year on foods high in saturated fats. The reason for the decision: Businesses are bleeding jobs and profits because Danes are crossing the German border to buy their sinful snacks more cheaply. read more ≫