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December 7, 2013 6:27 AM

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Tony DeSare will appear with Waterbury native Tom Santopietro in the world premiere of their new show, "Home for the Holidays," at Seven Angels Theater, Plank Road, Waterbury, Saturday at 8 p.m. and Suday at 2 p.m.

Following the general trend in home décor, holiday trim and accessories this year are an eclectic mix of traditional and non-traditional colors and styles.

Michigan State University recently studied the hand-washing practices of Americans in public restrooms by observing 3,749 people who used the bathroom in restaurants, bars, and other buildings.

So long, dingy sweatpants. Workout clothes for women, once relegated to the back of the closet, are moving to the front of the fashion scene. Yoga pants are the new jeans, neon sports bras are the "it" accessory and athletic socks are hipper than heels.

He's dressed Rihanna in a chain-mail football jersey and Katy Perry in an ice cream cone dress. And now Jeremy Scott, L.A. fashion's rabble-rouser, is getting ready to storm Italy's design capital.

I'm beginning to think my son will be getting his degree from MOOC. You know, MOOC, the Massive Open Online Courses promoted by such higher education innovators as Coursera, founded in 2011, and edX, the joint non-profit initiated last year by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Katherine Warrick was 31 when she was blindsided by an aggressive form of breast cancer. Like many young adults, she simply had no time for it: She was a newlywed, finishing her first year of graduate school and working full time as a social worker.

As much as Dr. Sean Haslam loves performing surgery, he certainly wouldn't object if people would take good enough care of themselves to avoid — or at least postpone — it.

Chris Sorensen usually spends 20 minutes each morning carefully styling his beard and mustache. Other days, "depending on how critical the situation is," it takes more than an hour.

In the past few years, surgeons have made strides in preventing lymphedema, a potential side effect of breast cancer surgery in which a blockage in the lymphatic system causes fluid buildup and swelling in the arm.

Perhaps the menu in a restaurant looks blurry. Or you need to hold the newspaper at arm's length to read it. For millions of Americans, one of the first signs of aging is problems with vision.

Snowy owls were getting a lot of press, but for birders the big white predators from the Arctic took a back seat this week to a flycatcher from about as far away in the opposite direction.

Source: rep-am.com

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