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  • 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,...
  • Beat weight worries: Strike an energy balance

    If you take in less energy than your body requires, you lose weight; when you take in more than you need, you gain weight. When your energy is in perfect balance, you maintain your weight. It seems so easy, but two out of three adults are overweight or...
  • 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...
  • Kremus, Shields maintain a special connection

     
    Jason Kremus returned to the Seth Grove Stadium infield at Shippensburg University about seven years ago to present medals to some of the top finishers at the PIAA Track & Field Championships. A woman serving as a trainer for the......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Orlando Evans cornerback James 'J.J.' Julius commits to Pittsburgh

    Orlando Evans cornerback James 'J.J.' Julius commits to Pittsburgh
    Orlando Evans cornerback James Julius, known more commonly as J.J., may not have been the most heralded of the Trojans' 2013 class of college football prospects, but it hasn't made the 5-foot-11, 178-pound defensive back any less marketable. On Saturday...
  • Mid-life optimism linked to healthier cholesterol

    Mid-life optimism linked to healthier cholesterol
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - U.S. researchers found better levels of "good cholesterol" and other markers of heart health in the blood of middle-aged study subjects with a sunny outlook on life. At least some of the connection between optimism and blood...