People are busier than they’ve ever been. We live in an unprecedented era of uninterrupted communication, entertainment and information overload. In a very short time, we have become accustomed to a level of noise and distraction that our ancestors could not have begun to imagine.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis finds the hype that is increasingly surrounding him “offensive,” according to an interview published Wednesday, even as the Vatican is marking the anniversary of his election with commemorative stamps and coins and a DVD with never-before-seen footage of the pope.
Family history research has exploded in the past few years as new online tools and applications have been developed worldwide and made available to the public. Armies of volunteers have helped digitize and index more than 3 billion names using information from census data to immigrant ship manifests and birth and death certificates to make them currently searchable on any home computer.
LONDON — Just try sugar-coating this: The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories — half of what the agency previously recommended, according to new draft guidelines published Wednesday.
Consuming high levels of protein — particularly animal protein — is a bad strategy if you’re at midlife and aiming to live into old age, new research finds. But a study out Tuesday reveals that in older age, fortifying one’s diet with more protein-rich foods appears to be a formula for extending life.
WENATCHEE — Catholic Family & Child Service of Wenatchee will host its annual Benefit Dinner and Dessert Dash from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 15 at Kuykendall Hall, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 625 S. Elliott Ave.
Who wants to show off their little darlings to the world? If you or your family have photos as cute as this one of 2-year-old Clairese Snyder of Quincy, testing out the slopes at Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort in January 2010, then send them in. We’re looking for photos of cute kids and pets that have been taken within the past year to include in our Reader Scrapbook series. Photo subjects and/or photographers must live in the World’s circulation area: Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties and the western ...
While many service programs are currently experiencing funding shortages and budget cuts, one veteran public health program is turning 40 with room to grow. The Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, more commonly known as WIC, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.