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  • WR Chris Taylor commits to Duke

    WR Chris Taylor commits to Duke
    North Broward Prep wide receiver Chris Taylor is going to have to acclimate to two new campuses over the next year. Taylor, the Sun Sentinel's eighth-ranked receiver and No. 32 overall player in Broward County, committed to Duke University Tuesday...
  • LCF seniors win $1,000 scholarships

    LCF seniors win $1,000 scholarships
    Eight high school seniors from La Cañada Flintridge were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship last week. The La Cañada Thursday Club lauded Matt Singelyn, Colleen Degnan, Kara Lankey, Sophia Eckerle, Liza Upton, Katharine Henry, Danielle Smith and Colby...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Corona del Mar

    Troy Bolus GPA: 4.5 School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11 Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing,...
  • Cost becomes bigger question in treating heart disease

    Cost becomes bigger question in treating heart disease
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The cost of treating heart disease has become a key factor in decisions by U.S. cardiologists grappling with the nation's No. 1 killer. Record prices for drugs and devices, reduced reimbursement by insurance plans and the...
  • Universities combine for 'Semester Online'

    Universities combine for 'Semester Online'
    A consortium of U.S. universities — including Northwestern University and the University of Notre Dame — is launching a new online course program next fall in which undergraduate students can tap into live classes from participating schools...
  • A political marriage

    A political marriage
    "The personal is political" slogan emerged from the consciousness-raising of early feminist groups, and it informs William Chafe's new book, "Bill and Hillary: The Politics of the Personal." This isn't to say that historian Chafe is burning any bras,...
  • Tomato antioxidant tied to lower stroke risk

    Tomato antioxidant tied to lower stroke risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who love their tomatoes may have lowered odds of suffering a stroke, a study out Monday suggests. Finnish researchers found that of more than 1,000 older men they followed, those with relatively high blood levels of the...
  • American Scientists Win Nobel Prize In Chemistry

    American Scientists Win Nobel Prize In Chemistry
    Two American scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work revealing protein receptors on the surface of cells that tell them what is going on in the human body. The achievements have allowed drug makers to develop medication with fewer side...
  • Epilepsy drug leads to weight loss, side effects

    Epilepsy drug leads to weight loss, side effects
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A drug approved to prevent seizures may also help obese people lose a few pounds when it's added to therapy and nutritional guidance, a new small trial suggests. But people who took zonisamide also reported more side effects,...
  • Birmingham 50 years later

     Birmingham 50 years later
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Carolyn McKinstry longed to visit the zoo. All Wash Booker wanted was a banana split from the lunch counter. In 1963, they were teenagers attending different high schools — black schools — in Birmingham....
  • John Ward Ross-Duggan, MD

    John Ward Ross-Duggan, MD
    John Ward Ross-Duggan, MD (nicknames “ John Ross, Doctor John, Rhino) Died at age of 57 drowned in a sailing accident on February 23, 2013. Residing in Honolulu, Hawaii. Born: Long Beach CALIF. On August 2, 1955 Son of Dr. John K Ross-Duggan,...
  • Duke's Williams comes home for NCAA regional at ODU

    Duke's Williams comes home for NCAA regional at ODU
    NORFOLK — The Duke University women's basketball team received a home-cooked meal 200 miles from campus Friday evening, which should translate to a sizeable show of support at the NCAA tournament's Norfolk Regional. Center Elizabeth Williams'...