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Classic sci-fi themes abound in 'Beyond the Ice Limit'

05/27/2016 11:12 AM EDT
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child's latest Gideon Crew thriller is a sequel to "The Ice Limit. 
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HEALTH & SCIENCE
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Guidelines: Obesity surgery viable treatment for diabetes

WASHINGTON >> New guidelines say weight-loss surgery should become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are mildly obese. Full Story
FOOD
Margaret Button | Kitchen comfort: You can't fool with Mother Nature

So, what does it take to turn two horse troughs into raised gardens? The answer, for this year at least, seems to be 40 bags of soil, eight tomato plants, six pepper plants, one eggplant plant and a pot each of oregano, cilantro and basil. Full Story
OUTDOORS
Stargazers: Big Dipper through millennia

Years of living and working have taught me many lessons. But one lesson seems to be truer than most: Whatever is temporary is permanent, and whatever is permanent is temporary. Full Story
Berkshire Lifestyles
(The associated press)
Classic sci-fi themes abound in 'Beyond the Ice Limit'

05/27/2016 11:12 AM EDT
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child's latest Gideon Crew thriller is a sequel to "The Ice Limit. 
Full Story
Book review: 'Mercy' is a compelling medical tale
05/27/2016 11:12 AM EDT - Michael Palmer's son, Daniel, continues his father's tradition of telling a compelling medical tale while also forcing the reader to question a difficult ethical issue — this time the right-to-life and doctor-assisted suicide — with "Mercy. Full Story

Latest Madriani thriller, "Blood Flag,' has many twists
05/27/2016 11:12 AM EDT - "Blood Flag," the latest Steve Martini legal thriller featuring attorney Paul Madriani and his partner, Harry Hinds, starts with what seems to be a simple case, but soon escalates into a scenario with international ramifications. Full Story

'Fresh Off the Boat' team reflects on sitcom
05/27/2016 11:09 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES >> Television is mostly entertaining, sometimes enlightening and, occasionally, can make a difference. Full Story

Short Answers: No need for 'friends' like these
05/27/2016 11:08 AM EDT - Dear Short Answers >> I recently discovered that several people who I thought were good friends turned out not to be. Full Story