CCC presents motivational workshop for women

By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff writer Barbara Stoker applies mountain climbing analogies to share her personal experiences with women across the nation. A former executive for several major companies including Walt Disney, Stoker is the keynote speaker at a day-long women’s workshop Friday at Clovis Community College. Stoker was in her late 30s when he […]

Global Hawk might disappoint field soldiers

Freedom Newspapers I t’s an all-too-familiar story in the history of weapons-development programs. Somebody hatches a bright new idea for keeping the U.S. military on the cutting edge. The program promises to soar, until everyone in the Pentagon demands a piece of the action, piling so many bells and whistles on the bright idea that […]

Eating a lot of carbs may increase risk of breast cancer

Marilynn Marchione, The Associated Press A new study raises concerns about high-carb diets beyond how they affect weight. Breast cancer was more than twice as common in women in Mexico who ate a lot of carbohydrates as it was in those who limited carbs to roughly half of all calories they consumed, the research found. […]

FDA regulations are restricting women’s choices

Freedom Newspapers T he recommendation from a scientific adviso ry panel that the Food and Drug Administration allow silicone breast implants back on the market 11 years after the FDA banned them in 1992 highlights several extremely odd aspects of the way we have come to make medical decisions in this country. Unfortunately, scientific evidence […]

Arterial health is only a scan away

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Troy Eden, a local physician assistant and registered diagnostic cardiac sonographer, is using this cardiovascular ultrasonic machine to look at the heath levels of the heart and blood vessels. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By Gary Mitchell Although his new business, Clinical Diagnostic Services, is only a couple of weeks old, owner/manager Troy Eden is […]

America must assume risk or pay more

Walter Williams For most of our history, we followed the British system of common law, including laws dealing with tort liability. This heritage has been attacked by courts and plaintiff attorneys so much that it is barely recognizable. One such doctrine of tort liability is the assumption-of-risk doctrine. Simply put, the assumption-of-risk doctrine holds that […]