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  • Among blacks and whites alike, strokes are down

    Among blacks and whites alike, strokes are down
    The nation's fourth leading cause of death is getting a little less common and a bit less deadly. And while racial disparities remain, there is equal progress in driving down stroke incidence and improving survival among African Americans and white...
  • Maryland to pay $31 million exit fee to ACC

    The Sports Xchange Maryland to pay $31 million exit fee to ACC The University of Maryland must pay the Atlantic Coast Conference $31 million as an exit fee for leaving to join the Big Ten. The ACC sought a $52 million exit fee in 2012 but agreed on the...
  • Florida voting looks smooth for this year, but problems predicted for next presidential election

    Florida voting looks smooth for this year, but problems predicted for next presidential election
    Florida's much-maligned elections are likely to run much better in 2014, but critics see problems for 2016 that could bring a repeat of the frustrating failures that marked the last two presidential elections. "We might not see the same type of problems...
  • FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant

    FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant
    Florida Atlantic University's popular Lifelong Learning Program may get a $4 million boost next year to ensure it's around to serve seniors for years to come. The university's Board of Trustees agreed Tuesday to take the first step – accepting a...
  • Atlantic flag football star QB will not play in state quarterfinals

    Atlantic flag football coach Dameon Hughes woke up Friday morning thinking his starting quarterback Carissa Longo would making the trip to the state quarterfinals in Tallahassee, but it turns out that wasn’t the case. The Eagles' bus departed...
  • Lifelike mannequins in high-stress simulations give medical students real-world experience

    MIAMI - Several University of Miami medical students crowd around a patient's bed Tuesday morning. They are trying to pinpoint why Murray Greenberg is having trouble breathing, and start to delegate tasks. As the students talk over each other, the stress...
  • New prosecutor named to Lehigh County DA's office

     
    Jared J. Hanna was announced this week as the newest member of the Lehigh County District Attorney's office, being named an assistant district attorney. Hanna, 26, of Macungie, spent more than a year working as a law clerk for Lehigh County Judge Brian J....
  • Are docs 'Choosing Wisely'?

    Are docs 'Choosing Wisely'?
    WASHINGTON — Challenged to list several questionable procedures that are commonly used in their field, America's joint surgeons came out against custom shoe inserts and two types of dietary supplements. They also discouraged the long-term use of...
  • Finding thinspiration

    Finding thinspiration
    When Pat Barone was trying to lose weight, the very people she looked to for support — her friends — seemed to be sabotaging her efforts. Questions like, 'Is that all you're going to eat?' were just the beginning. "Before long, your food...
  • Vietnam refugee reconnects with Tavares doctor who helped rescue him in 1979

    Vietnam refugee reconnects with Tavares doctor who helped rescue him in 1979
    The vintage photo shows a young American medical officer examining a 5-year-old Vietnamese refugee, tears rolling down the boy's cheek. The year is 1979, and the earnest physician on board the USS Wabash in the South China Sea is Richard Bosshardt,...
  • Athletes likely headed to Jones, but coach wonders when

    Athletes likely headed to Jones, but coach wonders when
    Jones football coach Kevin Lewis expects to see some new players on his practice field in August. He just wishes they could come sooner. An Orange County Public Schools rezoning plan could send 300 to 350 students from Evans to Jones for the 2014-15...
  • College bus tour gives opportunity for Central Florida prospects to be seen

    College bus tour gives opportunity for Central Florida prospects to be seen
    College bus tours have become a huge trend in recent years as an alternative to helping football prospects draw more attention from schools. Tours are cropping up all over the country and some are legitimate attempts to help those lesser fortunate...