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  • Study: African American women have a harder time losing weight

    Study: African American women have a harder time losing weight
    African American women who follow the same diet as white women and exercise just as much tend to lose less weight because they burn fewer calories, a new study suggests. "Many large and well done studies have demonstrated that African American women tend...
  • Penn State doesn't want public to have access to its files

    Penn State doesn't want public to have access to its files
    Officials from Penn State and three other state-related universities didn't put up a very convincing fight this week for why they shouldn't have to comply with the state's Right-to-Know Law. They said it would cost them money. They said it would...
  • Depression risk may fall after women's periods end

    Depression risk may fall after women's periods end
    Some women who are depressed as they move toward menopause may notice their symptoms fading or disappearing after a few years, a new study suggests. Researchers found the proportion of women who reported having depression symptoms dropped consistently,...
  • Drinking habits linked to partner violence

    Drinking habits linked to partner violence
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men's and women's drinking habits could provide hints about their risk of being in a violent relationship, a new study suggests. Men who regularly drank at parties at their friends' houses were more likely to be violent toward...
  • How I Made It: Wanda M. Austin, president and CEO of Aerospace

    How I Made It: Wanda M. Austin, president and CEO of Aerospace
    The gig: Wanda M. Austin, 59, is the president and chief executive of Aerospace Corp., an El Segundo brain trust for the Pentagon's space program. Although not well known outside defense circles, it is regarded as one of the nation's most important...
  • New Penn State coach Franklin, new national champ Fisher among coaches coming to Fogelsville

    New Penn State coach Franklin, new national champ Fisher among coaches coming to Fogelsville
    New Penn State coach James Franklin and national championship coach Jimbo Fisher of Florida State will headline the list of prominent college football coaches appearing at the NIKE Coach of the Year Clinic, Feb. 27-March 1 at the Holiday Inn Conference...
  • Inside the BRD: Grafton's Kendall Mahony commits to volleyball scholarship at D-II Pittsburgh-Johnstown; Smithfield softball player Nowak and wrestler Garlow also make D-II commitments

    Kendall Mahony, who earned all-state honors in leading Grafton High to the Group 4A volleyball state semifinals this past fall, has committed to play in college for the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. Mahony, a 6-foot-2 senior, said she will receive...
  • Pentagon makes costly foray into biodefense drug business

    WASHINGTON — Despite intense pressure to hold down federal spending, the Defense Department is launching a high-priced effort to create its own production pipeline for vaccines and biodefense drugs — an initiative that defies the advice of...
  • CBS general counsel Louis Briskman to retire

    CBS general counsel Louis Briskman to retire
    Louis J. Briskman plans to retire next month from his role as general counsel of CBS Corp. A mainstay of the broadcasting company, Briskman first joined CBS in 1975 when it was Westinghouse Electric Corp.  He has served as the top lawyer for four public...
  • Repairing Kobe Bryant, Zack Greinke just another day's work for him

    Repairing Kobe Bryant, Zack Greinke just another day's work for him
    On Friday, April 12, Dr. Neal ElAttrache of the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles slept without trouble, which wouldn't be news except for one thing. The next day, ElAttrache had a pair of surgeries scheduled on athletes whose combined price tag this...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech catching up to ACC rivals with indoor football practice facility

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech catching up to ACC rivals with indoor football practice facility
    Virginia Tech football lacks few amenities associated with national-caliber programs. Thanks to generous donors and a supportive administration, the Hokies practice, condition, play and prepare in ever-evolving facilities. One exception: an indoor...
  • Nonprofit hospitals: Do they give back enough?

     Nonprofit hospitals: Do they give back enough?
    Although Orlando is a medium-sized metro, its two main hospital systems rank in the big leagues of top-grossing nonprofit hospitals in the nation, according to a recent report. With annual gross charges of $8 billion, Florida Hospital came in fourth out...