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  • Paralyzed Boca Raton surfer is 'ambassador' for Red Bull run

    Paralyzed Boca Raton surfer is 'ambassador' for Red Bull run
    Three years ago, spinal cord research in Kentucky was the farthest thing from Brooke Thabit's mind. But on Labor Day 2012, she dove from a Jupiter dock into shallow water and crushed the C-4 and C-5 vertebrae, leaving her paralyzed. That's "paralyzed,"...
  • Health Care Cost Should Be Clear In Advance

    Health Care Cost Should Be Clear In Advance
    Many readers may be familiar with the story last year about a patient who received a bill for $117,000 from a doctor who had assisted in his surgery. This assistant surgeon — totally unknown to the patient — was not in the network of providers...
  • Philanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91

    A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, has died. He was 91....
  • Limit College Applications And Save On Stress

    Limit College Applications And Save On Stress
    As the father of a high school senior who suffered this spring through the angst of waiting for college acceptance notices at a time when some top schools reject more than 90 percent of applicants, I have a simple suggestion to reduce some of the...
  • European physicist discusses Higgs boson at Brown University

    The historic 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson particle and the particle accelerator that detected it are getting scientists closer to understanding the creation of the universe, the head of the European Organization for Nuclear Research said Monday....
  • New drugs effective at treating hepatitis C, but at a price

    Rhode Island Department of Corrections officials say that new drugs are effective at treating hepatitis C. But their steep price has made it difficult to decide when to treat inmates and how to pay for their care. The Providence Journal reports (http://...
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    'Lakeshore Report' wins journalism honors "Lakeshore Report" has won two Best in Indiana Journalism Awards from the Indiana Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Lakeshore Report won for coverage of minority issues for any...
  • Orioles' Reimold sues Johns Hopkins over medical care

    Orioles' Reimold sues Johns Hopkins over medical care
    Baltimore Orioles minor-league outfielder Nolan Reimold filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging negligent medical care at Johns Hopkins Hospital, claiming he was cleared to resume play too quickly after spinal surgery, causing additional damage. Reimold, 31,...
  • From Bethlehem, cheers and tears for Jordan Spieth's Masters win

    From Bethlehem, cheers and tears for Jordan Spieth's Masters win
    Donald Spieth attended the Masters last year, and he'll go again next year. Maybe then he'll watch his grandson Jordan win a second green jacket. "I saw an interview Sunday with [Jordan Spieth's father Shawn], and he was practically in tears the whole...
  • Some things you may not know about Masters champion Jordan Spieth

    Some things you may not know about Masters champion Jordan Spieth
    •Early years: Spieth was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He attended Jesuit College Preparatory School in Dallas, graduating in 2011. •Family: His mom and dad are Saucon Valley High School graduates and both played collegiate sports. His...
  • 17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale

    17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale
    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan - he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The...