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  • Asthma drug calms chronic hives, rashes

    Sufferers of chronic hives and rashes could benefit from a commonly-used asthma drug, Johns Hopkins researchers have found. Scientists found that a once-a-month dose of the drug omalizumab helped ease symptoms that standard antihistamines didn't....
  • Kevin McAuliffe Joins Branded Entertainment Agency Brand Arc

    Kevin McAuliffe, the founder of Universal Television Networks' branded entertainment practice, has joined Brand Arc as managing director of the agency's New York office. "Kevin's strategic efforts for NBCU drove brand and network marketing goals and...
  • Interim Chancellor Sam Hawgood is named to head UC San Francisco

    Interim Chancellor Sam Hawgood is named to head UC San Francisco
    Sam Hawgood, the dean of UC San Francisco’s medical school and interim chancellor of that campus since April, was nominated Wednesday to become the permanent leader of the research-powerhouse university. UC system President Janet Napolitano...
  • Compton Adamant About Organ Donation, And He Should Know

    Compton Adamant About Organ Donation, And He Should Know
    CROMWELL — His golf has caught up to his remarkable story and the story is so big and so important that you worry it could engulf his game. No, Erik Compton insists, he has been talking about what beats inside his chest since he was 9 years old....
  • How the other half commutes in Silicon Valley

     How the other half commutes in Silicon Valley
    SAN FRANCISCO — It's becoming a familiar scene in everybody's favorite city — luxury shuttles with Wi-Fi and plush seats barreling past sluggish, dilapidated city buses crammed with local residents standing elbow to elbow. The nerd convoy,...
  • McDonald's, Kaiser Permanente have highest number of job openings in L.A.

    McDonald's, Kaiser Permanente have highest number of job openings in L.A.
    Some of the top employers looking to hire in Los Angeles include fast-food chain McDonald's and healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente. That's according to a new report from job site SimplyHired.com, which took a look at the companies posting the most...
  • UCSF chancellor resigns to head Gates Foundation

    UCSF chancellor resigns to head Gates Foundation
    Susan Desmond-Hellmann, chancellor of the medical-oriented UC San Francisco since 2009, is resigning to become chief executive of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a charity that has been active worldwide on health issues. Desmond-Hellmann will leave...
  • UC San Francisco chancellor resigns to head Gates Foundation

    Susan Desmond-Hellmann, chancellor of the medically oriented UC San Francisco since 2009, is resigning to become chief executive of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the extremely well-funded charity that is active worldwide on health and poverty...
  • Scientists with Stanford ties win top research award

    Scientists with Stanford ties win top research award
    The quadrillion synaptic connections among the neurons of a human brain ought to be enough to intimidate a researcher trying to delve into the mystery of thought, emotion and action. Molecular biologists Thomas Sudhof and Richard Scheller were...
  • Boeing, billionaire Penny Pritzker among Obama's donors

     Boeing, billionaire Penny Pritzker among Obama's donors
    Illinois donors to President Barack Obama’s second inauguration included aviation giant Boeing Co., which contributed $1 million, and billionaire Penny Pritzker, who gave $250,000, according to newly filed records. Pritzker, who is being vetted by...
  • 2012-13 Tribune Scholar-Athlete team

    2012-13 Tribune Scholar-Athlete team
    Alex Alcantara St. Francis Baseball, football, wrestling ACT: 34. GPA: 4.88/4.0. Athletics: All-Suburban Christian Blue football 2012, baseball 2012-13. 138-pound regional runner-up, wrestling 2013. Academics: IHSA All-State Academic 2012-13,...
  • Scientists see AIDS vaccine within reach after decades

    Scientists see AIDS vaccine within reach after decades
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - At an ill-fated press conference in 1984, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret Heckler boldly predicted an effective AIDS vaccine would be available within just two years. But a string of failed attempts - punctuated by a...