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  • Poor HIV patients improve with care beyond drugs: study

    Poor HIV patients improve with care beyond drugs: study
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Patients stepping into Johns Hopkins University's HIV clinic in east Baltimore do not just see a doctor or get prescriptions for their antiretroviral drugs. Many also get help finding a place to live or bus fare to make it to...
  • Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke

     Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke
    A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke. Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...
  • Oklahoma tornado is a standout, storm scientist says

    Oklahoma tornado is a standout, storm scientist says
    A tornado researcher at the University of Alabama at Huntsville couldn't believe it when he heard Monday that a devastating twister was headed toward Moore, Okla. "One of my graduate students came in my office yesterday and said, 'Moore is about to be...
  • The Biggest Threat to Your Kid’s Life

     
    It seems every other update in my Facebook stream is about the recent accidental shootings committed by young children. In Toms River New Jersey, 6-year-old Brandon Holt was killed last month when his 4-year-old friend went indoors, got a loaded .22-...
  • Commentary: Recalling events, public personal, of 50 years ago

    Fifty years ago, Sept. 12, 1963, was a Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. Young people were listening to "My Boyfriend's Back" by the Angels. J.D. Salinger's "Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour, An Introduction," had recently been published....
  • Surgeon General to speak at HU commencement in May

    Surgeon General to speak at HU commencement in May
    The U.S. Surgeon General will give the commencement address at Hampton University's graduation ceremony May 12. Dr. Regina Benjamin will be the university's 143rd commencement speaker and will receive an honorary doctor of science degree at the...
  • Inside the BRD: Lafayette's Colton St. Cyr signs D-I hoops scholarship with Coastal Carolina

    Colton St. Cyr, who led Lafayette High to the Region I boys basketball semifinals the past two years, signed a full Division I scholarship on Wednesday to play for Coastal Carolina University, a Big South Conference school in Myrtle Beach, S.C. St. Cyr,...
  • Lafayette's St. Cyr to play basketball at Coastal Carolina; 4 go D-I in softball

    Colton St. Cyr, who led Lafayette High to the Region I boys basketball semifinals the past two years, signed a full Division I scholarship on Wednesday to play for Coastal Carolina University, a Big South Conference school in Myrtle Beach, S.C. St. Cyr,...
  • Gene Bartow dies at 81; former UCLA basketball coach

    Gene Bartow, the successor to John Wooden as UCLA basketball coach who became the architect of a new and successful athletics program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, died Tuesday evening. He was 81. Bartow, who was diagnosed with stomach...
  • Karl Fleming dies at 84; Newsweek reporter chronicled civil rights struggle

    Karl Fleming dies at 84; Newsweek reporter chronicled civil rights struggle
    Karl Fleming, a former Newsweek reporter who helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement in the 1960s — and risked his life covering it with perceptive stories about its major figures and the inequalities that fueled it —...
  • Nicholas Katzenbach dies at 90; attorney general under Johnson

    WASHINGTON — Nicholas Katzenbach, the Kennedy administration lawyer who faced down Gov. George Wallace to enroll the first black students at the University of Alabama and who helped write the landmark civil rights and voting rights acts of the...
  • George A. Miller dies at 92; pioneer of cognitive psychology

    George A. Miller dies at 92; pioneer of cognitive psychology
    George A. Miller, an iconoclastic psychologist who played a crucial role in shifting his field from the study of behaviors to the direct examination of thought processes, died July 22 at his home in Plainsboro, N.J. He was 92 and died of complications...