| Aug 29, 2012
As president and chief executive officer, Dr. Sperring is responsible for providing overall strategic direction and leadership for pediatric services throughout IU Health, which includes direct operational and strategic oversight of pediatric programs,...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:54 PM
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Burroughs graduate wins second-straight honor at Arkansas: Former Burroughs High standout Emily Tubert surely didn't endure a sophomore slump this season playing for the University of Arkansas women's golf...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:02 AM
If you became enthralled by happenings in the sky after watching last week's solar event, the transit of Venus in which the planet treks across the face of the sun, head to the observatories in the following cities for more stargazing.
| Jul 9, 2012
| 11:50 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Half of all heart patients made at least one medication-related mistake after leaving the hospital, and guidance from a pharmacist didn't seem to reduce those errors, in a new study.
Consequences of mistakes — such as...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has named her choice to become the new Cook County medical examiner.
In an item just added to the Cook County Board's agenda for today's meeting, Preckwinkle proposes that Dr. Stephen J. Cina replace Dr. Nancy...
| Sep 23, 2012
"A poet," Louis Simpson once wrote, "should wish for enough unhappiness to keep him writing."
Simpson may not have wished for trouble, but he kept writing for 60 years — spare, powerful poems about war, infidelity, suburban alienation and other...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:19 PM
Scientists are trying to unravel a medical mystery involving a new type of coronavirus, which come from that same large family of viruses that bring us the common cold but also brought us Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome - better known as SARS - back...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:53 AM
The UC Irvine School of Law faculty has been ranked in the top 10 with the highest scholarly impact in the nation, according to a recent study.
The law school, now in its third year, was ranked No. 7 nationally, moving Irvine up two spots from a...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Assessment tests, college-entrance exams, advanced placement tests, graduation rates, dropout rates ...
Every year, a pile of reports and statistics is produced to show how students and public school systems are faring.
But which ones really matter when...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 12:01 PM
A consortium of U.S. universities — including Northwestern University and the University of Notre Dame — is launching a new online course program next fall in which undergraduate students can tap into live classes from participating schools...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:38 PM
Around the time of menopause, many women complain of mental slippage. But, as if to inflict some perverse trick upon them, cognitive scientists have found that they actually perform no more poorly than women who do not have such complaints. (Reassuring in...
| Nov 3, 2011
No car, no work.
"Let's remember that California is a highway state, and having a reliable car is a key component in helping an individual find and retain a job," he said.
Gilbert Perez would love to have a car. He spends two to four hours a day...