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  • Ebola emergency turns spotlight on experimental drugs

    Ebola emergency turns spotlight on experimental drugs
    With hundreds of patients in Africa suffering the devastating effects of Ebola, health experts are scrambling to determine which drugs might offer the best experimental treatment, and researchers are being pressed by government officials to speed up their...
  • Pasadena: A pitch perfect pair from Pasadena

    Pasadena may have seen the pair singing with the Chesapeake High School vocal ensemble, in the Pasadena Business Association parade or at the 'Dena Bowl. Now they can be seen singing together in Faux Paz, the University of Maryland, College Park, a...
  • Medical sleuths seek patients with mystery diseases, offer new tools

    Medical sleuths seek patients with mystery diseases, offer new tools
    Everyone loves a medical mystery, except the afflicted patient and his or her family who shuffle from doctor to doctor in search of an explanation for a disorder whose name, origin, prognosis and cure are all unknown. Now, the National Institutes of...
  • School district to invest in principals, add supervisors

    Desmond Blackburn, chief school performance and accountability officer for Broward County Public Schools, did not get his hopes up too much when the district applied for a Wallace Foundation grant to improve the quality of its principal supervisors....
  • Charles Tabb, of counsel, Foley & Lardner

     Charles Tabb, of counsel, Foley & Lardner
    Charles Tabb has joined law firm Foley & Lardner's Bankruptcy and Business Reorganizations Practice as of counsel in the Chicago office. Tabb spent 30 years on the faculty of the University of Illinois College of Law, where he holds an endowed chair and...
  • John Albright, chief legal officer, Hub International

    John Albright, chief legal officer, Hub International
    John Albright, 47, has joined Hub International, a Chicago-based insurance brokerage, risk advisory and employee benefits firm, as chief legal officer.  In his new role, Albright will oversee Hub’s global legal and compliance functions. Albright...
  • Digital Lab for Manufacturing requests research proposals

     Digital Lab for Manufacturing requests research proposals
    Larry Howard waited patiently at his booth for questions from the 200 people who attended a daylong workshop hosted by the Digital Lab for Manufacturing. The event in Chicago was packed with information about a Department of Defense-funded project...
  • U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases

    U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases
    The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education. Both schools have...
  • Petula Dvorak: Victim blaming persists in sexual assaults

    There are no "toga and yoga" keggers. No football team. No lacrosse team. No jello shots, jungle juice, boilermaker binges or beer pong. And certainly no bongs. The most dangerous substance around evangelical Patrick Henry College is the Sweet Frog...
  • Kids of gay and lesbian parents lag on insurance

    Kids of gay and lesbian parents lag on insurance
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids with same-sex parents are less likely to have private insurance than those with opposite-sex married parents, according to a new study. But some of those differences go away when states allow same-sex marriage or civil...
  • After an ICU stay, cognitive loss is common, study says

    After an ICU stay, cognitive loss is common, study says
    Two-thirds of patients sick enough to land in a hospital intensive care unit come away from the experience with substantial mental deficits, a new study has found. The new research, which quantifies a phenomenon long observed by critical-care...
  • Women may have harder concussion recovery than men

    Women may have harder concussion recovery than men
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After a concussion, women tend to have worse symptoms than men. That's the case even when athletes were injured playing the same sport, according to a new study of young soccer players. Some recent studies have found gender...