Vitamin C, E Supplements Won't Help Prevent Cancer (HealthDay)

HealthDay – SUNDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) — Coming on the heels of two
studies discounting the usefulness of vitamin B, folic acid, vitamin D and
calcium supplements for cancer prevention, U.S. researchers report that
vitamins C and E supplements won't help prevent cancer, either.

W. Virginia town shrugs at poorest health ranking (AP)

AP – As a portly woman plodded ahead of him on the sidewalk, the obese mayor of America’s fattest and unhealthiest city explained why health is not a big local issue.

Tsunami warning lifted after Indonesia quake (AP)

AP – A powerful earthquake struck waters off eastern Indonesia early Monday, briefly generating tsunami warnings for coastlines within 600 miles (1,000 kilometers) of the epicenter.

Vitamins C and E fail to prevent cancer

Men who took vitamin C or E supplements were no more or less likely to develop cancer than those given a placebo, indicating the antioxidants don’t prevent the disease, researchers said.

Obama staff combines DC minds with Chicago roots (AP)

In this June 5, 2008 file photo, Barack Obama's campaign senior adviser Robert Gibbs,  speaks with reporters while in flight to Chicago.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)AP – President-elect Barack Obama is forming a White House leadership team that combines experienced Washington insiders who can help build a bridge with Congress and trusted associates who share his Chicago roots.