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Anxiety, desire for control can be at root of anorexia

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
Anorexia is more than a diet gone too far. It is about much more than food, as it very frequently goes hand in hand with substance abuse or psychosocial disorders, such as depression or anxiety.

Gloomy skies can bring shortage of vitamin D

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
You can get small amounts of vitamin D from foods such as fish, eggs and fortified milk, but it’s hard for people living in Western Washington to get enough vitamin D without taking a supplement.

‘Fukushima:’ a catastrophe that could happen here

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
The new book “Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster” documents the cascading catastrophes that led to three nuclear meltdowns at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan in 2011 and warns that the sequence of events could happen anywhere.

Experts disagree on benefits, risks of statins

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
People’s Pharmacy on statins, blood pressure and “facial dandruff.”

‘Raising Steam’: a train is a’comin to Discworld

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
“Raising Steam,” Terry Pratchett’s 40th installment in his “Discworld” series, is a delightful fantasy sendup of politics, economics and finance, as the Discworld gets a railway and complications ensue.

‘A Sliver of Light:’ three Americans imprisoned in Iran

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
In their new book “A Sliver of Light,” three Americans who spent more than two years imprisoned or detained in Iran tell their story. Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd will appear at Town Hall Seattle on Wednesday, March 26.

‘All Our Names’: two narrators, one catalytic character

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
In his novel “All Our Names,” writer Dinaw Mengestu chronicles the relationship two people, a young African man and an American social worker, have with a mysterious figure named Isaac. Mengestu appears March 25 at the Seattle Public Library.

‘Words of Radiance,’ ‘Blood Sugar Solution’ best-sellers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
“Words of Radiance” by Brandon Sanderson tops the national best-sellers fiction category, and Mark Hyman’s “The Blood Sugar Solution: 10-Day Detox Diet” tops the nonfiction category.

zoe | juniper duo promises more wizardry at On the Boards show

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
Seattle dance troupe zoe | juniper combines the talents of choreographer Zoe Scofield and visual artist Juniper Shuey, who are also wife and husband. Their new show, “BeginAgain,” plays On the Boards, March 27-30, 2014.

March 23 TV Picks: ‘Resurrection’ on ABC

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
TV picks for Sunday, March 23, 2014, include “Resurrection” on ABC, “The Simpsons” on Fox and “The Good Wife” on CBS.

‘Dear Life’ and ‘The Boys in the Boat’ are local best-sellers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
Alice Munro’s “Dear Life” and Daniel James Brown’s “The Boys in the Boat” are best-sellers at Kirkland’s Parkplace Center.

Mothers don’t let their kids slow them down

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:16
Fit4Mom adds “Body Back” workout.

Millions on the sidelines for big health care push

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:07

Jessica Wilt checks her work tablet as she sits in shared office and meeting space, Wednesday March 12, 2014 in New York. Wilt, 37, a former professional tap dancer who has freelance jobs managing a children’s dance program and arts grant programs, thought premiums would be too costly, but went back and found she had erred in projecting her 2014 earnings, and qualified for a much bigger subsidy. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)WASHINGTON (AP) — Alan Thacker wants health coverage, but he can't get help in his home state of Georgia. Mary Moscarello Gutierrez no longer can afford insurance in New Jersey. Justin Thompson of Utah refuses to be forced into the president's health law.


1 dead after shuttle bus overturns on I-95 in Va.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — A shuttle bus struck a guardrail and overturned before dawn Sunday along busy Interstate 95 south of the nation's capital, leaving one person dead and sending 16 others to the hospital, Virginia State Police said.

Four killed in Kenya church attack

BBC World News - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 22:55
Four people are killed and a number are injured when gunmen open fire in a church near the Kenyan city of Mombasa, officials say.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 3/23/2014 7:26:02 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 22:50
White Pass US12
3/23/2014 7:26:02 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet with ice in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 3/23/2014 7:24:51 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 22:50
Satus Pass US97
3/23/2014 7:24:51 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 3/23/2014 7:39:22 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 22:50
Stevens Pass US2
3/23/2014 7:39:22 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Broken clouds

Blewett Pass - 3/23/2014 7:25:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 22:50
Blewett Pass US97
3/23/2014 7:25:53 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies