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  • Food toxins linked to obesity

    There are many factors behind the rising rate of obesity, such as the increased intake of highly processed foods and lower physical activity. But scientists also are exploring less obvious connections, such as stress, sleep deprivation, and even the...
  • Guilford Glazer dies at 93; developed Del Amo Fashion Center

    Guilford Glazer, the developer of the Del Amo Fashion Center and a philanthropist who funded Jewish studies programs at schools including Pepperdine University and Nanjing University in China, has died. He was 93. Glazer's death at his Beverly Hills...
  • Evidence shows system needs mending, not a complete ban

    Evidence shows system needs mending, not  a complete ban
    Despite the outrage over recent high-profile grand jury decisions not to indict, most criticism of the American grand jury has focused on its perceived ineffectiveness as a filter for criminal charges. Grand juries rarely decline to indict; indeed, recent...
  • Susan Ellis Wild nominated as Allentown's next solicitor

     Susan Ellis Wild nominated as Allentown's next solicitor
    An Allentown attorney and former candidate for Lehigh County commissioner has been nominated as Allentown's next solicitor. Susan Ellis Wild, an attorney with Allentown firm Gross McGinley, will replace outgoing solicitor Jerry Snyder pending a vote...
  • Healthbox class of 2014 to present at Sanford-Burnham today

    Healthbox class of 2014 to present at Sanford-Burnham today
    Orlando-based BookThatDoc is one of the presenters today at Healthbox Florida’s annual Industry Innovation event at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, starting at 3 p.m. Healthbox is an accelerator program for health-related companies...
  • College tuition hikes slowing, report says

     College tuition hikes slowing, report says
    Families remain justifiably concerned about paying for college, but there may be cause for some relief, according to a new national report. Though college tuition and fee prices still outpaced the rate of inflation in the past year, the average...
  • Two judges confirmed for U.S. District Court in Chicago

     Two judges confirmed for U.S. District Court in Chicago
    The U.S. Senate on Tuesday night voted to confirm Jorge L. Alonso, a Cook County associate judge, and John Blakey, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office's head of special prosecutions, to vacant judgeships on the U.S. District Court for the Northern...
  • Wizard of ID, bogeys, and emperor: Letters

    Celebrity conundrum The problem with putting famous people on a pedestal to be worshipped as semi-divine is this: Talent in a nation of over 300 million people is a cheap commodity. Virtue, however, is rare, and seldom will it be found among the...
  • House Republicans sue Obama over Affordable Care Act enactment

    After searching for months to find an attorney who would take their case, House Republicans made good on their threat to sue the Obama administration Friday, filing a lawsuit challenging the president's authority to enact key parts of the Affordable...
  • Among chimps, mothers of boys are more outgoing than mothers of girls

    Among chimps, mothers of boys are more outgoing than mothers of girls
    When it comes to raising their young, chimpanzee mothers are more socially outgoing and gregarious if they are caring for a boy, as opposed to a girl, according to a new study. In a paper published Monday in the journal PNAS, researchers concluded...
  • John R. Broadway joins Organization Management Group Inc.

    John R. Broadway joins Organization Management Group Inc.
    John R. Broadway has joined Organization Management Group Inc. as general counsel and legislative advisor, bringing nearly 40 years of experience working in policy, law and government, according to a news release. Organization Management Group Inc....