1:19pm

Thu July 24, 2014
Monkey See

5 Things I Learned About TV's Future From The Critics Press Tour

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 4:09 pm

Noah Hawley (left) and Warren Littlefield, executive producers of the FX series Fargo, speak at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour.
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The voice came from over my shoulder, a shouted greeting in a room crowded with journalists, publicists, network executives, producers and stars.

I tuned to see David Boreanaz, star of the Fox TV show Bones, calling out to me like a long-lost friend. I knew he had mistaken me for someone else — in a party held by Fox at the exclusive Soho House club, where everyone from Kelsey Grammer to David Tennant was sipping cocktails and talking shop, it wasn't hard to make that kind of mistake.

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1:15pm

Thu July 24, 2014
Middle East

Attack On U.N. School Kills Over A Dozen Civilians In Gaza

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 3:22 pm

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1:15pm

Thu July 24, 2014
Middle East

Palestinian Authority Faces A Fraught Path To Peace In Gaza

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 2:21 pm

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1:15pm

Thu July 24, 2014
Shots - Health News

For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 3:22 pm

When weighing the risk of heart disease, how the numbers are presented to patients can make all the difference.
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Many of us get confused by claims of how much the risk of a heart attack, for example, might be reduced by taking medicine for it. And doctors can get confused, too.

Just ask Karen Sepucha. She runs the Health Decisions Sciences Center at Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital. A few years ago she surveyed primary care physicians, and asked how confident they were in their ability to talk about numbers and probabilities with patients.

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1:15pm

Thu July 24, 2014
News

Central American Leaders: Immigrant Children Are A Shared Problem

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 2:52 pm

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1:15pm

Thu July 24, 2014
Africa

Missing Air Algerie Flight Appears To Have Crashed In Mali

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 3:22 pm

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1:15pm

Thu July 24, 2014
Law

Botched Ariz. Execution Renews Unease Over Lethal Injections

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 2:52 pm

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1:15pm

Thu July 24, 2014
Law

The Death Clerk, And Other Details Of Last-Minute Execution Appeals

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 2:52 pm

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1:14pm

Thu July 24, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Liz Kennedy

The smoky voice you’re here now belongs to Bay Area singer Liz Kennedy. She’s been writing music since she was 12, and now fifty years later, she says, “I’m old enough to have found some style.”

Liz Kennedy is having an album release party on Saturday, July 27th at the Fenix Bar on 4th Street in San Rafael. Music starts about 6:30pm.

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1:03pm

Thu July 24, 2014
Shots - Health News

U.S. Teens Still Lag In Getting Vaccinated Against HPV

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 3:11 pm

Dr. Donald Brown inoculated Kelly Kent with the HPV vaccine in his Chicago office in the summer of 2006 — not long after the first version of the vaccine reached the market.
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Though the vaccine against human papilloma virus is highly effective in preventing certain forms of cancer, the number of preteens getting the vaccine is still dismally low, doctors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.

"One of the top five reasons parents listed is that it hadn't been recommended to them by a doctor or nurse," the CDC's Dr. Anne Schuchat told reporters at a press briefing.

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