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  • Chronic Lyme disease: A dubious diagnosis

    Chronic Lyme disease: A dubious diagnosis
    Dr. Bernard Raxlen arrived at Manhattan's glamorous Gotham Hall on a cool autumn night in 2008 to receive a humanitarian award. With a lime-green Lyme disease advocacy ribbon pinned to his dapper black suit, Raxlen joined partygoers sipping martinis...
  • 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...
  • The Vaccine Hunter: Henry Daniell's research earns UCF grants, patents and acclaim

    The Vaccine Hunter: Henry Daniell's research earns UCF grants, patents and acclaim
    Tinkering in his million-dollar greenhouse at the University of Central Florida, microbiologist Henry Daniell is at work on preventing infectious diseases that kill 15 million people worldwide each year. Inspired by the passion of French physicist...
  • Cravings could be defeated with two little words

    Cravings could be defeated with two little words
    Why is it that we crave chocolate chip cookies rather than chard? Or bread instead of broccoli? Take heart: It's biological. "Our attraction to sweets — and salt, carbohydrates and fat — is hard-wired from the Stone Age," says Dr. David Katz,...
  • The freshman 15

    The freshman 15
    Ahhhh ... pizza for breakfast. Having the authority to make such a weighty decision is often embraced by college students, dabbling in their own newfound freedom from the parental raised eyebrow. But making these choices is not without cost. Schedules...
  • Understand realities of a part-time program

    Understand realities of a part-time program
    You get several advantages from earning your MBA through a part-time program. You can hang on to your job while you get your degree. You earn a salary even as you study. And since you take fewer classes at a time, you're not paying as much tuition all...
  • Flame retardant linked to obesity, anxiety, developmental problems, pilot study finds

    Flame retardant linked to obesity, anxiety, developmental problems, pilot study finds
    — Small doses of a flame retardant commonly added to furniture and baby products can trigger obesity, anxiety and developmental problems, according to the first independent study of a chemical promoted as safe by industry and government officials....
  • Kelsey Forde and Marc Wilson

    Kelsey Forde and Marc Wilson
    Kelsey Forde and Marc Wilson wed at Newport Coast A perfect California day blessed the April 28, 2012 wedding of Kelsey Rhoads Forde and Marc Devant Wilson as they exchanged vows under a majestic Georgette-draped Italian rotunda overlooking the Pacific...
  • New Treatment May Help Breast Cancer Patients, Research Shows

    New Treatment May Help Breast Cancer Patients, Research Shows
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Research has shown that an experimental drug may improve diagnosis and treatment for women with breast cancer. The new treatment, which involves a combination of drugs and is called T-DM1, successfully delivered toxic chemicals to...
  • Harvard, Duke, West Point! They're looking At Your Resume

    Harvard, Duke, West Point! They're looking At Your Resume
    For teens today, getting accepted to the college of their choice is harder than ever before.  But some students have the formula to academic success.  We spoke with high school seniors at Country Day School in Fort Worth, and all agree their strong...
  • Calder Studz adds 'hot seat' poker giveaways

    Calder Studz adds 'hot seat' poker giveaways
    Slot players are accustomed to random giveaway promotions, designed to keep them gambling longer. Now, these promotions are coming to poker rooms: Studz Poker Club at Calder Casino and Race Course is giving away $500 five times between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m....
  • Nothing can prepare Virginia Tech's young players for hostile Duke environment

    Nothing can prepare Virginia Tech's young players for hostile Duke environment
    Erick Green has filled his young Virginia Tech teammates in about the close quarters in Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University, warned them about how they'll feel the hot, sometimes booze-infused (yes, even at a place like Duke) breath of students just...