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  • Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training

    Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training
    Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
  • Sophy Revisited: Turns Out She Hadn't Failed At All

    Sophy Revisited: Turns Out She Hadn't Failed At All
    For a while, I was mad at Sophy. In 1997, after three months of tagging along with her at Hartford Public High School, I wrote a long, high-profile story for The Courant's Northeast Magazine ("Educating Sophy") that focused on her quest to graduate...
  • Senate challenger Ed Gillespie makes whirlwind stop in Hampton Roads

    Senate challenger Ed Gillespie makes whirlwind stop in Hampton Roads
    VIRGINIA BEACH — The campaign stop by a Republican Senate hopeful Saturday in Virginia Beach felt more like a block party or family reunion, with hot dogs and hamburgers to compliment the short, sweet campaign messages from a couple of national...
  • Seminole banks on new youth sports complex to help local economy

    Seminole banks on new youth sports complex to help local economy
    Seminole County is about to enter the big leagues of youth sports — joining a multibillion-dollar industry that caters to a growing army of families who travel across the country to watch their kids compete in sports tournaments. The county's...
  • What Shakespeare & Co. taught me about being a writer

    What Shakespeare & Co. taught me about being a writer
    I learned how to be a writer at Shakespeare & Co. on lower Broadway in Manhattan. This was in 1987, when I was in my 20s, and trying to figure out how to be a writer in the world. I had been working the buy-back desk at NYU bookstore when I learned...
  • As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obese

    As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obese
    Researchers have identified a new culprit in the epidemic of childhood obesity: parents who can’t even tell that their pudgy kids are overweight. A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that American parents are significantly less likely to...
  • Use of experimental Ebola drug raises red flags among medical experts

    Two American aid workers were gravely ill, fighting to survive infection with the deadly Ebola virus. A San Diego drug company had three doses of an experimental Ebola medicine that showed promise in monkeys but had never been tested in humans....
  • Psychedelics have way more potential than medical marijuana [Letter]

    Psychedelics have way more potential than medical marijuana [Letter]
    Op-ed writer Nate Greenslit is exactly correct in arguing that it would benefit the proponents of the use of psychedelics to focus the discussion toward the treatment of medical ailments ("Are psychedelics the next medical marijuana?" Aug. 6). However,...
  • ‘As Above, So Below’ makers find horror, Hell lurking beneath Paris

     
    Set in the catacombs beneath Paris, Legendary's new horror film “As Above, So Below” sees a group of adventures, led […]...
  • Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader Celebrate 'The Skeleton Twins' Premiere

    Wednesday night's West Coast premiere of Lionsgate-Roadside's drama "The Skeleton Twins" at the Arclight evoked multiple memories of sibling strangeness. Director Craig Johnson allowed during the afterparty at the Argyle Club that the onscreen combination...
  • Football: Unsafe at any level

    In 1893, Theodore Roosevelt published an article in defense of college football. As player injuries mounted, some critics had called for a ban on the game. Nonsense, the future president wrote. "It is mere unmanly folly to try to do away with the sport...