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  • Medical advances make decisions on life difficult

    As a long and bitter battle over the fate of a brain-damaged Florida woman dragged drearily on yesterday, legal scholars, ethicists and medical experts said it was unlikely the case would offer any new lessons to Americans who quietly face the same...
  • Proposed changes affecting Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Losses: - The Army Environmental Center moves to Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Loss of 180 jobs. - Ordnance Center and School moves to Fort Lee, Va. Loss of 4,200 jobs. - Relocate mobilization functions to Fort Dix, N.J. Gains: - Close Fort Monmouth,...
  • Some call for about-face of military shuffle plan

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon unveiled a sweeping plan to reorganize America's armed forces yesterday, a proposal that would close 33 major defense installations, shuffle more than 218,000 military and civilian jobs around the country and reach deep into...
  • Ex-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Moves Back to Tucson

    Ex-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Moves Back to Tucson
    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Nineteen months after she and 18 others were shot at a political event -- six of them fatally -- former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned home Sunday to her native southern Arizona, her husband said. Giffords has spent most of the time...
  • Cord-blood donation encouraged

    Cord-blood donation encouraged
    To donate the stem cell-rich umbilical cord blood produced during the birth of her daughter, Jaime Feaster of Lake Charles, La., would have had to drive more than two hours to the nearest hospital equipped to collect it. That's a long way to go when you'...
  • Study: Women in Their 30s Really are Friskier

    Study: Women in Their 30s Really are Friskier
    When I was growing up, various people used to tell me, "A woman really hits her sexual peak during her 30s." I have no idea why people thought that this was important information. I have no idea what the actual segue was that allowed it to come into any...
  • Governors group is Perry's largest donor

    Governors group is Perry's largest donor
    The biggest political donor to Texas Gov. Rick Perry during his 11-year tenure has not been one of the state's oil barons or cattle ranchers, but a Washington-based organization into which Perry helped funnel millions of dollars. The Republican Governors...
  • Psychiatrists prescribe remedies for school bullying

    Psychiatrists prescribe remedies for school bullying
    Bullying in school is a process that arises out of toxic group dynamics, not a problem originating with a single troubled person. It may not feel that way when you've just been jeered at by one of the stars of the school's athletic program or the...
  • Pregnant breast cancer patients more likely to survive

    Pregnant breast cancer patients more likely to survive
    There may be few pregnancy nightmares worse than finding a lump in one’s breast, given the dueling fears that if it’s cancer, treatment could harm the developing fetus, while delay and pregnancy hormones could fuel a tumor’s growth....
  • PASSINGS: Larry Totah, Rita Bronowski, Thomas Guinzburg

    PASSINGS: Larry Totah, Rita Bronowski, Thomas Guinzburg
    LARRY TOTAH L.A. architect and designer Larry Totah, 55, a Los Angeles architect and designer who created the look of retail boutiques, restaurants, furniture and home furnishings, died Sept. 3 at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. He had...
  • Mike Starr dies at 44; former Alice in Chains bass player

    Mike Starr dies at 44; former Alice in Chains bass player
    Mike Starr, the former Alice in Chains bass player who went public with his drug problems on the reality TV show "Celebrity Rehab," was found dead in a Salt Lake City house Tuesday, nine years after the rock band's singer died of an overdose. Starr was...
  • Emory Bellard dies at 83; college coach

    Emory Bellard dies at 83; college coach
    Emory Bellard, a former Texas A&M and Mississippi State football coach credited with developing the wishbone offense when he was an assistant at the University of Texas, died Thursday. He was 83. Bellard died at a care facility in Georgetown in central...