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  • Apple's medical research app raises hopes, questions

    Apple's medical research app raises hopes, questions
    A new toolkit announced by Apple on Monday would allow medical researchers to tap into an expanding universe of iPhone users to recruit and enroll study participants, collect data and monitor health outcomes that are the object of research. Apple on...
  • Beyond March Madness: What Really Matters in Intercollegiate Sports

    Beyond March Madness: What Really Matters in Intercollegiate Sports
    It’s time for March Madness and the NFL draft, placing college basketball and football squarely in the national spotlight once again. Both of us will join millions of other Americans in cheering for our favorite schools and players but, as...
  • Respiratory therapists: 'Unsung heroes' help patients breathe easier

    Respiratory therapists: 'Unsung heroes' help patients breathe easier
    As a staff member in Rush University's respiratory therapy program, Jonathan Brady Scott is keenly aware of the value of his work. "What matters if you can't breathe?" he said. "Nothing at all." Director of clinical education and an assistant professor...
  • Head of UCLA hospitals takes healthcare executive post in Pennsylvania

    Head of UCLA hospitals takes healthcare executive post in Pennsylvania
    The head of the UCLA Health System, who has been confronting public concerns related to a bacterial outbreak at one of its hospitals, is leaving for a high-profile job in Pennsylvania. Dr. David Feinberg will become chief executive of the Geisinger...
  • Apprentice School: More than learning a trade in Newport News

    Apprentice School: More than learning a trade in Newport News
    Sara Ruggles helps create the big picture at Newport News Shipbuilding. Thanks partly to her, top executives can see how nuclear-powered warships fit together. Not bad for someone who was waiting on tables a few years ago. It was May 2008 when...
  • Karaoke smackdown: Battier vs. Bryant

    Karaoke smackdown: Battier vs. Bryant
    For the first time in Battioke history, party host Shane Battier is out to win the celebrity-strewn charity karaoke event March 3 at the Fillmore Miami Beach. This time, Battier says, it's personal. Are you listening, Kobe? Asked for the No. 1 smack-...
  • Erik Spoelstra as Michael Jackson (no, really) at Battioke

    Erik Spoelstra as Michael Jackson (no, really) at Battioke
    Yes, that was Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra as (sort-of) Michael Jackson during Tuesday night's South Beach Battioke fundraiser at the Fillmore theatre in Miami Beach. And yes, that was Spoelstra alongside girlfriend Nikki Sapp making his (and her)...
  • Bianchi: Duke basketball is entering Jameis Winston territory regarding rape allegations

    Bianchi: Duke basketball is entering Jameis Winston territory regarding rape allegations
    It might be a good idea if Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski gives FSU football coach Jimbo Fisher a call on how to handle the damage control. Sadly, it seems that the venerable Coach K is about to enter the Jameis Winston zone when it comes to...
  • John H. 'Jack' Somerville

    John H. 'Jack' Somerville
    John H. "Jack" Somerville, a retired Baltimore attorney who had been a partner in Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 30 at Legacy Heights Senior Living in Charlotte, N.C. The former longtime Timonium resident was 90....
  • Happy face or angry face? A dog can tell the difference, study finds

    Happy face or angry face? A dog can tell the difference, study finds
    Word to the wise: Don’t play poker with your dog. He can read your face like a book. A new study shows that man’s best friend is remarkably good at discerning happy expressions from angry ones – even when he’s only looking at...
  • You can't just accuse people of rape

    You can't just accuse people of rape
    Writing in The Washington Post about the University of Virginia rape case, Zerlina Maxwell asserts, "We should believe, as a matter of default, what an accuser says. Ultimately, the costs of wrongly disbelieving a survivor far outweigh the costs of...