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  • Are docs 'Choosing Wisely'?

    Are docs 'Choosing Wisely'?
    WASHINGTON — Challenged to list several questionable procedures that are commonly used in their field, America's joint surgeons came out against custom shoe inserts and two types of dietary supplements. They also discouraged the long-term use of...
  • Art events in and near Orlando include college exhibits

    Art events in and near Orlando include college exhibits
    It's that time of year when our colleges present exhibits featuring the work of graduating art majors. I love attending these previews, which show what our next generation of artists can produce and where art is headed. •Rollins College's aptly...
  • In underwater hockey, hitting bottom is the whole point

    In underwater hockey, hitting bottom is the whole point
    Rachel Carrington darted toward the sliding puck to block it with her stick and prevent her opponent from scoring in the hockey game. The defender was participating in an April scrimmage off the ice. In fact, her team was at least seven feet underwater....
  • Medical specialty societies often stand behind their lucrative procedures, tests

    WASHINGTON Challenged to list several questionable procedures that are commonly used in their field, America's joint surgeons came out against custom shoe inserts and two types of dietary supplements. They also discouraged the long-term use of wrist...
  • Authors A-C

       - Return to other listings 2nd Story 2nd Story is a collective of story-makers and story-lovers working together to build community through the power of storytelling. They host story-sharing experiences in Chicago and beyond, in the form of both...
  • Authors M-Q

     - Return to other listings Patrick McBriarty Patrick McBriarty authored “Chicago River Bridges” and co-produced “Chicago Drawbridges” broadcast on Chicago and Milwaukee public television in 2013. His PTM Werks Series of...
  • Authors R-Z

     - Return to other listings Ron Rapoport Ron Rapoport was a sports columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and a sports commentator on NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday.” His most recent book is “From Black Sox to Three-Peats.”...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Tunxis Professor Receives Board Of Regents Teaching Award

    Tunxis Community College Professor Terry Cassidy, Ed.D., is a recipient of the Connecticut Board of Regents Teaching Awards for 2014. Awards are granted to nominees who have distinguished themselves as outstanding faculty through exceptional teaching...
  • National Water Dance: moving water

    National Water Dance: moving water
    Dancers and water aren't usually a good mix, but at 4 p.m. Saturday, 18 South Florida college students will dance near a canal in Davie. Their performance is part of National Water Dance, a nationwide effort to celebrate the environment. Dancers at 81...
  • Robert B. Reich: The distributional games

    Every year I ask the students in my “Wealth and Poverty” class to play a simple game. I have them split up into pairs and imagine that I’m giving one of them $1,000. They can keep some of the money only on condition they reach a deal...
  • In the Arts

    The Festivals of Arts Foundation recently announced that it has awarded $90,000 in grants to nonprofits in Laguna Beach. The recipients include the Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach College of Art + Design, Laguna Beach Live!, No Square Theater and the...