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  • Rail workers' health issues are a growing safety concern

    Visibility was 10 miles and the morning sun had pushed the temperature close to 90 as Danny Joe Hall guided his mile-long Union Pacific freight train east through the grasslands of the Oklahoma Panhandle. Near the farming town of Goodwell, federal...
  • O.C. clears way for court-ordered treatment of mentally ill

    O.C. clears way for court-ordered treatment of mentally ill
    Driven to action by the death of a schizophrenic homeless man, Orange County on Tuesday became the first large county in California to implement a law clearing the way for court-ordered treatment for the severely mentally ill. Laura's Law was passed...
  • Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

    Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]
    Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We also announced the development of an effective HIV blood test and the capacity to continuously produce the...
  • ADHD: The entrepreneur's superpower

    ADHD: The entrepreneur's superpower
    What do business mogul Sir Richard Branson, Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad, and JetBlue founder David Neeleman, have in common? Well, besides being monumentally successful, they all have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), and, like other...
  • Deadly Texas fertilizer explosion was preventable, authorities say

    The deaths of 15 people, including 12 volunteer firefighters, in an explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant a year ago were preventable, federal investigators said Tuesday. Preliminary findingsĀ from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board on the chemical...
  • Investing: For growth, look to Israel

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance With more start-up businesses per capita than anywhere in the world, Israel is brimming with tantalizing investment prospects. Moreover, many Israeli stocks trade in the U.S, making it simple for Americans to buy in....
  • SCADaddle to raise money for heart research

     SCADaddle to raise money for heart research
    In hindsight, Sue Gibbons knows grocery shopping wasn't the best idea after experiencing chest pain and an achy back and arm several hours earlier. But as a 40-year-old busy mom of two, full-time nurse and exercise buff, Gibbons never imagined she could...
  • AbbVie profit jumps 7% on strong Humira sales

    AbbVie profit jumps 7% on strong Humira sales
    AbbVie Inc. posted better-than-expected first-quarter earnings on Friday, propelled by another strong quarter of sales of the blockbuster drug Humira. The North Chicago-based pharmaceutical company said Friday that revenue rose 5.4 percent to $4.56...
  • Trial starting for 2nd man accused in '94 Waukegan killing

    Trial starting for 2nd man accused in '94 Waukegan killing
    Nearly 20 years have passed since prominent Waukegan businessman Fred Reckling was beaten to death in his appliance store. But for family, friends and former employees assembled at the Lake County courthouse Tuesday for the start of the trial of...