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  • Oxygen chambers helped treat concussions, but so did placebo treatment

    Despite anecdotal reports that hyperbaric oxygen chambers can be used to treat concussions, strong evidence is mounting that they don’t. The latest strike against the increasingly popular therapy is a study of U.S. service members with...
  • UCF gets $1 million to study effect of animals, nature on people's health

    UCF gets $1 million to study effect of animals, nature on people's health
    The town of Harmony, which has nearly 8,000 acres of natural space, more than 12 miles of walking trails and energy-efficient homes, hopes to reveal the impact of nature and animals on people's health. The Harmony Institute, which inspired the Osceola...
  • Two more gymnasts take Parkettes pipeline to college scholarships

    Two more gymnasts take Parkettes pipeline to college scholarships
    When Elizabeth "Ebee" Price decided to give up her world championships aspirations in favor of a full gymnastics scholarship at Stanford, she left a big void in the Parkettes National Training Center, but the pipeline between Allentown and Division I...
  • Mary Landrieu says the pundits and polls have it all wrong

    Mary Landrieu says the pundits and polls have it all wrong
    Mary L. Landrieu may be one of the most endangered Democrats in the U.S. Senate, but she gave no indication of that as she swept into a Baton Rouge union hall for a rally on the eve of one of her toughest elections. Landrieu dismissed polls showing...
  • Oxford Woman, 94, An Unlikely Victim Of Anthrax Attacks

    Oxford Woman, 94, An Unlikely Victim Of Anthrax Attacks
    For weeks Ottilie Lundgren hadn't been able to shake a pesky cold, so when her niece Shirley Davis visited her Oxford home on a Friday morning and found the 94-year-old woman was having difficulty breathing, they went to the hospital. "I remember she...
  • University of Texas can use race as factor in admissions, court rules

    University of Texas can use race as factor in admissions, court rules
    The University of Texas can consider race in undergraduate admissions to promote diversity, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Acting in a lawsuit that the U.S. Supreme Court had sent back last year, Judge Patrick Higginbotham wrote that considering...
  • Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass

    Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass
    Last week a federal appeals court ruled — again — that the University of Texas at Austin didn’t violate the Constitution when it engaged in racial preferences in its admissions policies. This was Round 2 for Abigail Noel Fisher vs. the...
  • If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life

    If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life
    People who jogged or ran for as little as five minutes a day reduced their risk of premature death by nearly one-third and extended their lives by about three years, according to a new study. Researchers examined the exercise habits of more than 55,...
  • Tennis players compete at USTA National Clay Court Championships

    Tennis players compete at USTA National Clay Court Championships
    Junior tennis players from across the nation came to Delray Beach on their summer breaks from high school to compete with 400 of their peers in the USTA Boys' 18 & 16 National Clay Court Championships held at Delray Beach Tennis Center. Even though...
  • So what makes a good university president, anyway?

    If you're a Gator, and maybe even if you aren't, chances are you remember John Lombardi, president of the University of Florida in the 1990s. When I think about what makes a good university president I think of Lombardi, not just because he was...
  • Flag-raising ceremony embodies Montverde Academy's diverse student body

    MONTVERDE — Students from far and wide representing 64 countries — from Angola to Vietnam — will raise their home country's flags shortly after sunrise today at an annual ceremony celebrating the diversity of the international student...