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Weekly Events: May 20 – May 26

Cuenca Trivia Night What: Join in for the fun at Cuenca Trivia and test your wits, with emcee and local legendary-liberal-loudmouth Linda Chase! When: Every Tuesday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; dinner first and then Trivia at 6:30 p.m. sharp. Where:  The Vegetable Bar, 3...
Eggs: Unscrambling the  nutrition confusion

Eggs: Unscrambling the nutrition confusion

Recently, a reader asked me to peel back the latest nutrition advice on eggs.  In particular, he requested some clarity on conflicting advice for people with diabetes. Let’s get crackin’! Dietary Cholesterol vs. Blood Cholesterol Following years of research and input...

A failure to communicate

Almost everyone who’s seen the movie, Cool Hand Luke, can recall the classic line by Strother Martin, “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate” This classic phrase illustrates a lack of effective communication because of an unwillingness to listen....
Moreno Appoints New Ministers in Cabinet Reshuffle

Moreno Appoints New Ministers in Cabinet Reshuffle

After just one year in office, Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno has replaced more than 50 percent of his cabinet. Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno appointed several new ministers in a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, making it the executive’s second major ministerial...