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  • TribU: Smart Negotiating -- get what you want

    TribU: Smart Negotiating -- get what you want
    At Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, course registration is a case in economics. Every student is allotted a bag of points and must spend them bidding against each other for seats in classes. The more popular the class, the more...
  • FDA panel backs a new sleep drug

    FDA panel backs a new sleep drug
    An advisory panel to the Food & Drug Administration has recommended approval of a new sleep drug that targets the brain's wakefulness centers, but suggested the agency should consider a dose of the drug,  called suvorexant, lower  than that proposed by...
  • Bachmann, Santorum attack Perry over his cervical cancer shot order

     
    TAMPA – Open season on Texas Gov. Rick Perry continued as the issue switched to executive orders and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum blasted Perry for his executive order (since repealed by the Florida legislature)...
  • Rick Perry's poll numbers are a wonder [Most commented]

     
    Rick Perry's going to win the GOP nom. Why? Because unlike Mitt Romney, Perry's just so lifelike. That's Jonah Goldberg's take, anyway. In his Tuesday column, he writes that Romney "has an authentic inauthenticity problem." I have shaken Romney's hand.......
  • GOP debate: Rick Perry vs. Mitt Romney, plus Gary Johnson and some dogs

     
    Gary Johnson joins GOP candidates to make it nine debating the issues, with Fox News anchors and questions from YouTube....
  • Former FBI Director Louis Freeh To Lead Penn State Probe.

     
    The Associated Press reports: Former FBI director Louis Freeh, tapped to lead Penn State's investigation into the child sex-abuse allegations against a former assistant football coach, said his inquiry will go as far back as 1975, a much longer period.......
  • Ex-FBI director Louis Freeh takes reins of Penn State inquiry

     
    Former FBI head Louis Freeh is launching a probe into the child sex-abuse scandal rocking Penn State....
  • UCF trustees to discuss IRS audit today

     
    UCF's chief financial officer, Bill Merck, will give trustees an update this morning on the Internal Revenue Service's ongoing audit of Florida's largest public university. UCF is one of more than 30 colleges the IRS has been auditing over the past couple...
  • Bone-Building Drugs Safe

    Bone-Building Drugs Safe
    A new study gives reassuring news about the safety of Fosamax and Reclast, bone-building drugs taken by millions of American women. It found that long-term use does not significantly raise the risk of a rare type of fracture near the hip. On balance,...
  • NSAIDs following a heart attack greatly increase risk of a repeat heart attack, and death

    Heart patients who used common pain relievers called NSAIDs even briefly are at much higher risk of having a repeat heart attack or of dying than those who stay away from the drugs, which include such widely used over-the-counter medications as...
  • Testing Men for HPV

    Testing Men for HPV
    Q: Can men be tested for HPV? An: HPV stands for human papilloma virus, the virus that has been in the news extensively because of the recent approval of a vaccine (Gardisil from Merck) for the prevention of cervical cancer. HPV, a sexually transmitted...