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  • After six decades, Mom hangs up the red pen

     
    Nearly 60 years after she first stood in front of a classroom of students, my mother will retire from teaching on Tuesday. She began in 1954 with a freshman English section at Miami University in Ohio where she was a......
  • Study: Older People More Likely to Shop for New Cars

     
    Even as baby boomers age, they continue to buy cars. That generation is now 49 to 67, but a new study by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute finds a large chunk of them are still active car shoppers.......
  • Do soaps with triclosan do more harm than good?

    Do soaps with triclosan do more harm than good?
    If co-workers and family members are coming down with infections this winter, you may be tempted to turn to an anti-bacterial soap for protection. But some scientists are increasingly concerned that a common anti-bacterial ingredient called triclosan...
  • Barrett Foa Of 'NCIS' In 'Music Man' At UConn

    Barrett Foa Of 'NCIS' In 'Music Man' At UConn
    When the time comes to make a movie about Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed the agency's vast global and domestic surveillance (and you know that will happen some day soon), think of Barrett Foa. After all,...
  • 1994 Dolphins: Some ex-players succeed, some fall on hard times

    1994 Dolphins: Some ex-players succeed, some fall on hard times
    A heroin dealer in upstate New York. A juvenile court judge in Tennessee. A Stanford grad overseeing $500 million in pension funds for Florida state retirees. A felon who watched his son win the Heisman Trophy from a jailhouse TV. These are your 1994...
  • Olympics: Ex-Sailors will meet for gold

     Olympics: Ex-Sailors will meet for gold
    Tars are indeed stars at the 30th Olympiad in London, where Newport Harbor High products Misty May-Treanorand April Ross both advanced with their partners to the women's beach volleyball gold-medal match scheduled Wednesday at 1 p.m. PT. May-Treanor...
  • Concussion concerns grow in high school football

    Concussion concerns grow in high school football
    For many, it's somewhat of a silent epidemic that is turning into a loud problem. High school athletes are suffering brain injuries at alarming rates, and the research is staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the...
  • Flavanol-rich cocoa may reduce blood pressure a bit

    Flavanol-rich cocoa may reduce blood pressure a bit
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating a daily dose of cocoa or dark chocolate - rich in plant compounds called flavanols - may lead to a slight drop in blood pressure for a short period of time, a fresh look at past research suggests. Pulling data from 20...
  • No Chicago schools make top 10 most trans-friendly

    No Chicago schools make top 10 most trans-friendly
    Campus Pride, an organization for LGBT student leaders and campus groups, has released its first list of the U.S. colleges and universities that are the most friendly to transgender students. The top 10 list includes schools like Princeton University...
  • Oh Grantland, Hokeamania will forever have my heart

    Oh Grantland, Hokeamania will forever have my heart
    (This is in response to Grantland's Bryan Curtis, who wrote "The Rules of College Football Fandom" and "Part Two" for the site this week. Halfway through part two, Curtis uses a tweet of mine to explain why as a Ball State graduate, I can't have a...
  • Death certificates may not tell the whole story

    Death certificates may not tell the whole story
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Dementia may be overlooked as one of the biggest contributors to death in the U.S., thanks to oversimplistic death certificates, says a new study. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) attributed only...
  • Consumer confidence rebounds in Florida in July

    Consumer confidence rebounds in Florida in July
    Floridians defied some glum spirits elsewhere in the nation with their consumer confidence rebounding in July after plummeting a month earlier, according to a monthly University of Florida survey. Consumer confidence among Floridians increased in July by...