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  • On the Town: A fundraiser on Wisteria Lane

    On the Town: A fundraiser on Wisteria Lane
    After a hugely successful eight-year run that earned numerous Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild wins, ABC's “Desperate Housewives” wraps production on its final episode this week. The two-hour series finale, slated to run on Sunday,...
  • Obese women at increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis

    Obese women at increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis
    Obese women may have an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis — adding one more chronic illness to the list of ills brought on by extra pounds. Women with rheumatoid arthritis are already more prone to heart attacks than the general...
  • Investment of $150M to aid in local cancer research

    Investment of $150M to aid in local cancer research
    Indiana University Health and the Indiana University School of Medicine announced Wednesday they will invest $150 million over five years in a new research collaboration, the Strategic Research Initiative, that will enhance the institutions’ joint...
  • Lake County won't retry man who spent 20 years in prison on rape charge

    Lake County won't retry man who spent 20 years in prison on rape charge
    Potentially adding another prosecution to a series of cases sunk by DNA evidence, Lake County prosecutors have said they do not plan to retry Bennie Starks on rape charges from 1986, according to defense lawyers who received the news today. At a...
  • DNA Sample Leads Police to Copper Thief

    DNA Sample Leads Police to Copper Thief
    NORTH HILLS, Calif. (KTLA) -- A suspected copper wire thief was captured after detectives linked him to DNA left at the scene, officials said Wednesday. In January, a homeowner refurbishing an uninhabited home in the 9500 block of Langdon Avenue found...
  • After 20 years in prison, man cleared in '86 Waukegan rape

    After 20 years in prison, man cleared in '86 Waukegan rape
    Lake County prosecutors have dropped rape charges against Bennie Starks, who spent 20 years in prison before DNA pointed away from him. Assistant State's Attorney Jim Newman appeared at a brief hearing and dropped the sexual assault charges. "He is a...
  • Fighting diseases with genetic therapy

     Fighting diseases with genetic therapy
    Genes make us who we are — in sickness and in health. We get our genetic makeup from our parents, of course, but in the future, we might be getting genes from our doctors too. Imagine your doctor promising to cure your cancer or heart disease by...
  • National strategy on Alzheimer's aims to halt disease by 2025

    National strategy on Alzheimer's aims to halt disease by 2025
    Asserting "we are at an exceptional moment" in the hunt for an Alzheimer's  disease  treatment, National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins on Tuesday promised a raft of new research aimed at stopping and reversing the memory-robbing...
  • En cartelera: Darling Companion y Chimpanzee

    <b>En cartelera:</b> Darling Companion y Chimpanzee
    Darling Companion ** Para contar una historia sobre el desamor que se apodera de las parejas casadas, el director Lawrence Kasdan reúne a artistas como Diane Keaton, Kevin Kline, Sam Shepard, Dianne Wiest y Richard Jenkins. Pero este elenco de...
  • Natural Perspectives: Gardening is in my genes

    Natural Perspectives: Gardening is in my genes
    While Vic prepared for class one day last week, I transplanted some strawberry and bell pepper plants into one of my three raised garden beds. Then I watered my vegetable garden with a watering can, using stored rainwater from our rain barrels. I know...
  • Jeaneology: All about denim

    Jeaneology: All about denim
    Neon and pastel jeans brightening the concrete this spring might lead one to conclude that denim today carries all the gravitas of marshmallow Peeps. But there's always a dark side to denim. In 2012, it's hiding out in the freezer in a gallon zip-close...
  • Light lifting, big muscles?

    Light lifting, big muscles?
    Attention fans of heavy lifting: Grab your torches and pitchforks! Someone is questioning your long-held beliefs told by preachers of the hard-core gospel and published ad nauseam in magazines with the word "muscle" in the title. Here goes: Lifting...