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  • A physicians' attack on Dr. Oz explodes into a new controversy

    A physicians' attack on Dr. Oz explodes into a new controversy
    Sometimes a cogent attack on a worthy target ends up making the target stronger. That may be happening with last week's letter signed by 10 physicians urging Columbia University to sever its ties with Dr. Mehmet Oz, who has made a fortune promoting...
  • Preckwinkle to address Unitarian seminary graduates about criminal justice

    Preckwinkle to address Unitarian seminary graduates about criminal justice
    Toni Preckwinkle hesitates to call her public service career a ministry. The former high school history teacher, five-term Chicago alderman and Cook County Board president refers to it as a calling. Her lifework is rooted in the Unitarian Universalist...
  • Is UConn An 800-Pound Gorilla At The Capitol?

    Is UConn An 800-Pound Gorilla At The Capitol?
    HARTFORD — The University of Connecticut not only has unquestioned success on the basketball court, but has scored recent victories at the Capitol as well. Fresh off a national championship, the women's basketball team visited the Capitol last...
  • Dr. Oz will mount on-air defense against critics who want him fired

    Dr. Oz will mount on-air defense against critics who want him fired
    Attention Dr. Oz haters: Get ready to set your DVRs. Next week, “America’s doctor” plans to set aside a portion of his popular TV show to address critics who say he no longer deserves to be associated with a prestigious Ivy League...
  • These doctors are trying to turn the tide against 'quack' Dr. Oz

    These doctors are trying to turn the tide against 'quack' Dr. Oz
    Physicians are finally speaking out against Dr. Mehmet Oz and the "quack treatments and cures" he promotes to the huge audience of his television show. Led by Henry I. Miller, a physician, former Food and Drug Administration official, and fellow at...
  • Experts want Dr. Oz fired from teaching post

    Experts want Dr. Oz fired from teaching post
    A group of physicians has a prescription for Dr. Oz: Get out of the classroom, stat. Ten doctors last week sent a letter to the dean of the medical school at Columbia University, where Harvard-educated surgeon Mehmet Oz — better-known as "Dr. Oz,"...
  • The unbearable lightness of mattress feminism

    The unbearable lightness of mattress feminism
    For thousands of years, divergent religious traditions have celebrated and venerated one unifying act: meditation. Twenty years before Christ, Philo of Alexandria, a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher, recommended various meditative spiritual exercises....
  • Did they fall? Did they jump?

    Did they fall? Did they jump?
    Authorities said they don't know why a 21-year-old Easton woman who graduated from college a week and a half ago hopped a freight train with her boyfriend sometime Tuesday night. But around 10:45 p.m. in south Bethlehem, they jumped or fell off the...
  • Joseph A. Matera, Md. Legal Aid director

    Joseph A. Matera, Md. Legal Aid director
    Joseph Anthony Matera, an attorney who expanded Maryland Legal Aid when he headed the agency, died of an infection Saturday at Pacifica Senior Living Skilled Nursing Facility in Oakland, Calif. The former Hunting Ridge resident was 83. Born in White...
  • Behind the impasse that led USC's 2016 MFA students to withdraw in protest

    Behind the impasse that led USC's 2016 MFA students to withdraw in protest
    The graduate class of 2016 at USC’s Roski School of Art and Design withdrew in protest Friday from the visual arts program over administration and curriculum changes. The master of fine arts students publicly posted a letter on the website Art &...
  • James D. Hardesty

    James D. Hardesty
    James D. Hardesty, who rose from the Alex. Brown & Sons mailroom to be a co-founder of Hardesty Capital Management, from which he recently retired, died Tuesday of complications from liver disease at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Ruxton resident...