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  • Trinity Christian College to host conference on addiction

    Trinity Christian College to host conference on addiction
    The complex biological, psychological and spiritual aspects of addiction can make tackling the disease hard, according to experts in the field. A psychology conference on addiction at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights will help students,...
  • Allentown chiropractor, Bethlehem nurse among professionals sanctioned by state boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (for January and February) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of...
  • Zach Zweizig: And now, the rest of the story

     
    I had a pretty wide-ranging chat with Zach Zweizig -- much too much for the print edtion. So, here are some things you might be interested in knowing about Lafayette's rising senior quarterback. He’s a Lehigh Valley kid – and......
  • Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.

     Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.
    Laszlo Bock, the head of human resources at Google, made quite a splash with his announcement last year that the technology firm has changed the way it hires people. Gone are the brainteaser-style interview questions that so many candidates abhorred....
  • Government approves medical marijuana research

    Government approves medical marijuana research
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration handed backers of medical marijuana a significant victory Friday, opening the way for a University of Arizona researcher to examine whether pot can help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress, a move that...
  • Reading the mind to reconstruct a face: Is dream reconstruction next?

    Reading the mind to reconstruct a face: Is dream reconstruction next?
    When one of us takes in another's face, it's like a party in the brain. Signals dart from region to region as we piece together the eyes, the mouth, the emotional expression, the degree of attraction or fear we may feel, the memory of a familiar feature...
  • The meaning of life -- in a class on death

    The meaning of life -- in a class on death
    The day before a 16-year-old friend of mine was murdered, she kissed the window of her white sedan, a birthday gift, leaving cranberry-colored stains on the glass. Then she gave me a hug goodbye. Her name was Sangeeta Lal, and the next morning, her ex-...
  • Intellectually disabled but on death row: The troubling case of Freddie Hall

    Shortly after his birth in 1945, Freddie Hall's family knew that something was different about him. And later, he was slow to learn, to walk and to talk, and it was challenging for his family to understand his speech. He was raised under difficult...
  • Chicago doctor's research fails federal smell test

    Chicago doctor's research fails federal smell test
    Smell and taste researcher Dr. Alan Hirsch has long argued that certain aromas can help people lose weight, improve athletic performance or increase sexual arousal. One of his studies found that the smell of buttered popcorn or strawberries helps...
  • Going wrong Gosselin

    Going wrong Gosselin
    Any mom knows silence is often deadly. So when “Today” host Savannah Guthrie’s cheerful question was followed by dead air, many of us turned from our morning rituals to see what had gone wrong. Kate Gosselin, former reality show star...
  • The road back from a wrongful conviction

    The road back from a wrongful conviction
    As she marks her 32nd birthday Sunday, Nicole Harris is navigating job interviews and graduate school applications. She's discovering just how delicate the relationship between a mother and her teenage son can be. She is constantly on the hunt for a...
  • Forever? Maybe. But not just yet.

    Forever? Maybe. But not just yet.
    If it looks like a relationship, and it feels like a relationship, Sarah Millett has learned, it does not necessarily mean it's a relationship. Millett, 26, feels battle-scarred from the ambiguous romances that have dominated her dating life, when...