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Tue September 20, 2011
Sweetness And Light

No Respect For The Women On The Sidelines

Originally published on Wed September 21, 2011 2:16 pm

Pam Oliver, sideline reporter for Fox Sports, interviews head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers as he leads his team against the Denver Broncos.
Doug Pensinger Getty Images

Football season has hardly started and fans are already grousing about sideline reporters. To be sure, sideliners now exist in most all sports, and a handful of them –– notably Craig Sager of Turner, who was apparently in town the day the clown died, and thus got all his clothes –– are downright famous. While Sager is best known for basketball, it is football sideline reporters who are most identified with the sport.

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4:59pm

Tue September 20, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Predicting Sexual Function After Prostate Treatment

A study should help men facing prostate cancer treatment get a better sense of how good their sexual function will be down the road.
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Up to now doctors couldn't tell a man much about his chances of maintaining sexual function after surgery or radiation for prostate cancer.

"We'd say about half recovered or maintained their function," says Dr. Martin Sanda of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. "And we'd be able to turn that up or down a little bit based on age."

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4:59pm

Tue September 20, 2011
The Two-Way

VIDEO: As DADT Is Repealed, Gay Serviceman Comes Out To His Dad

Originally published on Tue September 20, 2011 5:11 pm

Randy Phillips in a YouTube video.
screenshot YouTube

As the repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy went into effect, we heard many stories out about how service members are marking the occasion. But one of them has emerged as particularly personal.

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4:33pm

Tue September 20, 2011
Politics

The Dozen Richest Men And Women In Congress

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 9:23 am

2. Sen. John Kerry (D-MA): $238,812,296
J. Scott Applewhite AP

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) barely made our list at No. 13, but here are the richest dozen men and women in Congress who could be affected by the Buffett Rule. The rankings, by average net worth, were released on Tuesday by the Center for Responsive Politics.

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4:32pm

Tue September 20, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Food Industry Pitted Against Public Health At U.N. Summit

Originally published on Tue September 20, 2011 5:01 pm

A pizza from a Pizzomatic vending machine that bakes and sells pizzas in Germany. Public health advocates say the food industry needs to make concrete commitments to making healthier products to reduce chronic disease related to diet.
OLIVER BERG AFP/Getty Images

How do you come up with a plan to help millions of people around the world avoid a chronic disease? For starters, don't treat the food companies that sell the products that contribute to those diseases as partners in the process. At least, that's what public health advocates argue — even as the accused companies say they're committed to making healthier products for the masses.

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