| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:40 AM
SIOBHAN DALE, E.O. SMITH-STORRS
EVENTS: 50 and 100 freestyle/relays
COACH: Karim Mabrouk
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Swam 23.78 in the 50-yard freestyle and 51.86 in the 100-yard freestyle to finish second and third, respectively, in the...
| Mar 19, 2013
Thirty years ago, when the world faced the terrifying prospect of an untreatable disease known as AIDS, big drugmakers saw an opportunity and raced to develop new medicines.
Today, as the world confronts the crisis of antibiotic resistance, the industry...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Growing up with a severely disabled brother, Abby Brown felt less like a sister than like a "third parent." Nigel, two years her junior, was born with a rare disease called linear sebaceous nevus syndrome that left him non-verbal and needing assistance to...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Orestes De La Paz's exhibit at the Frost Art Museum in Miami in May recalled Chuck Palahniuk's novel and film Fight Club, in which lead character Tyler Durden's principal income source was making upscale soap using discarded liposuctioned fat fetched from...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Theresa Burden, a nursing student at St. Vincent's Medical Center, was upset at being left off the guest list of a classmate's wedding, so — sensibly enough — she sent a barrage of threatening letters to the Bridgeport hospital, according to...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Grant Hill announced his retirement Saturday night after an injury-ravaged 19-year career in the NBA.
Central Florida wasn't impressed.
Hill -- one of the favorite piņatas for Orlando Magic fans -- once again felt the sting of their disgruntlement and...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Using antibacterial soap and ointments to treat all patients in an intensive care unit — not just those who test positive for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA — reduced presence of the antibiotic-resistant superbug by 37%...
| May 25, 2013
| 2:41 PM
MISHAWAKA -- On Friday afternoon, as Lori McCune stroked her husband's hair, Rick McCune's face visibly relaxed and his head nudged slightly toward her caress.
It's not much of a sign of his awareness of her, but it's more than family and friends could...
| May 26, 2013
While Sam Spitz's friends were loading up on pizza for lunch, the Whitney Young High School sophomore opted for a chicken Caesar salad.
Spitz was in training for a big sophomore baseball season — after having pitched on the school's varsity team...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In the wake of the recent Consumer Reports investigation finding a high percentage of contamination in ground turkey sold at retail outlets, there are some things to remember about food safety.
The Times' Ricardo Lopez reported: "Consumer Reports said...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Like many Earth-conscious Americans, I’ve been trying to get in the habit of reusing cloth bags for my groceries. This cuts down on plastic, which is harmful for us on many fronts. Environmentally speaking, only about 2 percent of plastic bags get...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:32 PM
This week's theme at Change of Subject is evidently meat. The article The rise of Big Meat-bred super bugs Despite the public health risk of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the lobbyist-swayed FDA keeps easing regulations (Salon/Alternet) is the latest...