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  • Study: Most Clueless About Electric Vehicle Subsidies

     
    Similar to the old "if-a-tree-falls-in-the-woods" question, if government incentives to encourage the purchase of plug-in vehicles are offered, but no one knows about them, do they make a difference? A research team at Indiana University conducted a...
  • Light could replace shock to regulate hearts

    Light could replace shock to regulate hearts
    So many Americans experience dangerous fluctuations in heartbeat that about 400,000 times a year a device is implanted in their chests to keep a normal rhythm. But the defibrillators that send a life-saving electric buzz through the heart can be so...
  • Tully talk: Much goes wrong with the Bell-Jeff football program

    Tully talk: Much goes wrong with the Bell-Jeff football program
    It was evident in June that the Bellarmine-Jefferson High football program was in trouble. With new Coach Lance Fauria on the job for just one month and the team suffering from a low turnout, Bell-Jeff didn't participate in spring practices. At the...
  • Be smart about giving to charity

    Dear Liz: What are your thoughts on charitable giving? I hear about tithing (giving 10% of income) but would have real problems trying to maintain that commitment. That said, I'd like to become a regular donor to a reputable charity. Answer: Most U.S....
  • Study finds hope for teens and charitable giving

    American teenagers have been branded as "lazy" and "disengaged from the world." Society views them as uninvolved and not focused on making an impact on their community and environment. This social stigma has persisted for some time, but a study by the...
  • Janos Starker dies at 88; renowned cellist won a Grammy in 1997

     Janos Starker dies at 88; renowned cellist won a Grammy in 1997
    Janos Starker, a renowned concert cellist as well as a distinguished teacher and recording artist, died Sunday at his home in Bloomington, Ind. He was 88 and had been in declining health. Since 1958, Starker had been a professor at the Indiana...
  • Authorities seek solutions for K-8 absenteeism in Chicago schools

    Authorities seek solutions for K-8 absenteeism in Chicago schools
    As authorities move to address K-8 absenteeism and truancy in Chicago schools, where tens of thousands of elementary students miss a month or more of school each year, they may not have to look far for workable strategies. Government agencies and...
  • Doctors order fewer tests when they know prices: study

    Doctors order fewer tests when they know prices: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors order fewer laboratory tests during a patient's hospital stay if they know how much the tests cost, according to a new study. Researchers found that doctors at one U.S. hospital ordered about 9 percent fewer lab...
  • People eat more unhealthy foods on days they drink

    People eat more unhealthy foods on days they drink
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Americans tend to eat more calories and fat on the days they also have alcoholic drinks, a new study suggests. "Food choices changed on the days that people drank... and changed in an unhealthier direction for both men and...
  • Tuning up your workout

     Tuning up your workout
    When I started working out, I had a personal music player the size of a dachshund for exercise motivation. I filled it with Rush and Joe Satriani mix tapes to enhance my workouts. Technology has come a long way since then. Now I use an iPod Shuffle,...
  • A blood test for suicide? Biomarkers may identify people at risk

    A blood test for suicide? Biomarkers may identify people at risk
    A blood test can tell you if you’ve got HIV, high cholesterol or certain kinds of cancer. Now scientists are trying to create a blood test that would reveal whether someone was about to commit suicide. “Individuals at risk often choose not...