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  • Apodaca: Are we sending kids on a 'Race to Nowhere'?

    Are we raising a generation of anxious, overly stressed, sleep-deprived kids? Or are concerns about how hard we're driving our children misguided and overblown? Those questions are often on my mind, but even more so since last week, when I attended a...
  • Gostomski leads crop of scholarship-seeking local football recruits

    Gostomski leads crop of scholarship-seeking local football recruits
    Paul Gostomski, Romond Deloatch and Kavon Bellamy are all top Peninsula District skill players hungry for scholarship offers Denbigh and Paul Gostomski and Kavon Bellamy and Romond Deloatch and Win Homer and Christchurch and Phoebus and Hampton and...
  • With children and food allergy diagnoses, thoroughness is key

    With children and food allergy diagnoses, thoroughness is key
    More and more kids these days seem to have food allergies, and peanut-free classrooms are becoming the norm in many elementary schools. In trying to characterize the apparent increase, scientists have identified two distinct trends. The first is that...
  • Ambushed by recurring cold sores? Here's why

    Ambushed by recurring cold sores? Here's why
    For such a ubiquitous plague, cold sores can be mighty shaming. In addition to the indignity of wearing a bulging, weepy blister on your lip, sufferers also must contend with the stigma of its source: HSV-1, a type of herpes simplex virus. But unlike...
  • Colleges face 'lose-lose situation' in rape cases

    Colleges face 'lose-lose situation' in rape cases
    Second in a three-part series College sexual assault cases often are clouded by conflicting stories, alcohol consumption and a lack of witnesses. For college administrators, they are among the most difficult disciplinary matters to investigate, hear and...
  • 9/11: Events We Never Forget But Fail To Clearly Remember

    9/11: Events We Never Forget But Fail To Clearly Remember
    Every year, Wesleyan psychology and neuroscience Professor John Seamon asks his students if they remember the events of their lives on 9/11. "All the hands go up," Seamon said. "And I say, 'About a third of you are wrong.' They just sit there and say,...
  • New Bristol, Pfizer clot drug saves lives in study

    New Bristol, Pfizer clot drug saves lives in study
    PARIS (Reuters) - An experimental anti-clotting drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer saved more lives than standard treatment warfarin in a major study, giving it an edge over rivals in an emerging multibillion-dollar market. Although Eliquis will...
  • The X factor of healing

    The X factor of healing
    For decades, Dick Hattan, of Geneva, suffered survivor guilt as a result of his tour in the Vietnam War. After members of his church prayed for his psychological healing, he said, he was able to move on. "I've seen prayers help heal physical illnesses...
  • 3 students win free travel between home and college

    3 students win free travel between home and college
    SAN DIEGO -- Three San Diego-area students were among 87 named Monday as among the winners of an annual Southwest Airlines program that provides free travel between their homes and colleges. The local winners are: - Monique Barrios of Escondido, a...
  • Will scandal deal a blow to Penn State fundraising?

    The scandal surrounding former Nittany Lions defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky and members of the Penn State University administration has weighed heavily on Bethlehem Township's Tom Flad, a major alumni donor who, with his wife Karen, have committed...
  • The Healthy Skeptic: Is caffeine an effective weight-loss aid?

    The Healthy Skeptic: Is caffeine an effective weight-loss aid?
    If losing weight was one of your New Year's resolutions, you might already be growing weary of counting calories and working out. Wouldn't it be great if you could slim down without so much effort? Anyone looking for a shortcut to weight loss might be...
  • Tech professors study post-traumatic stress in the aftermath of the April 16 shootings

    Tech professors study post-traumatic stress in the aftermath of the April 16 shootings
    A gunman killed 32 people on Virginia Tech's campus and wounded many others on April 16, 2007, but the shooting spree left thousands more wounded psychologically. A new study by two Tech professors found about 15% of students reported high levels of...