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  • Hormone oxytocin jump-starts maternal behavior

    Hormone oxytocin jump-starts maternal behavior
    Where motherhood thrives, there too shall ye find the hormone oxytocin. Oxytocin is plentifully present in a woman's body at the time of her child's birth -- and in its medicinal form, called Pitocin, it will even induce labor. It surges each time a...
  • Weed Issue Clicking and Streaming: 'Stalker'

    Weed Issue Clicking and Streaming: 'Stalker'
    A couple of years ago, a panel of experts convinced me that “Stalker,” Andrei Tarkovsky’s beautiful and magically melancholy 1979 film of environmental paranoia, is secretly a stoner comedy. It started with Geoff Dyer’s book...
  • NYC Mayor de Blasio draws some ire for not endorsing Clinton

    Mayor Bill de Blasio, under fire from some fellow Democrats for not immediately endorsing Hillary Rodham Clinton for president, didn't back off his stance Tuesday, saying he needed to "hear what the vision is" before giving her his blessing. De Blasio,...
  • Man changing name to Randy Pizza Candy: 'This is me'

    Man changing name to Randy Pizza Candy: 'This is me'
    Call it a formality. But if all goes well for Randall John Esche in a Skokie courtroom April 22, he'll leave with an entirely new name: Randy Pizza Candy. The name Randy Candy is something Esche, 36, of Uptown, has gone by since 4th grade, inspired by...
  • Deerfield alum to compete with SoCal VoCals in national a cappella competition

    Deerfield alum to compete with SoCal VoCals in national a cappella competition
    A passion for a cappella music nurtured at Deerfield High School has thrust Deerfield native Nathan Fertig in a position to become part of a world championship. As an arranger, singer and past music director of the University of Southern California...
  • Marijuana extract tames debilitating brain seizures without the buzz

    Marijuana extract tames debilitating brain seizures without the buzz
    In a group of children and young adults with the most intractable forms of epilepsy, a liquid form of marijuana called cannabidiol reduced seizures by more than 50% without causing the drug's usual "high," researchers said. In an open-label study that...
  • Mining in Haiti on hold amid uncertainty and opposition

    The 50-year-old man from the village scrambled up a grassy hill to ask the onsite manager of a U.S. mining company for work. Joseph Tony had heard VCS Mining Inc. was bringing jobs, along with paved roads and electricity, to this corner of rural...
  • New state law helps schools focus on dyslexic youngsters

    The differences between Kelly Howard's twin daughters appeared in preschool. Katie easily learned her ABCs, but Zoey struggled. Howard thought Zoey just needed more practice. It wasn't until halfway through first grade that Howard learned her daughter...
  • 13 memorable 'Glee' guest stars

    13 memorable 'Glee' guest stars
    "Glee" definitely packed in the star power during its six seasons of musical melodrama. Since the Fox series raised its curtain in 2009, full episodes have been devoted to the repertoires of Michael Jackson, Fleetwood Mac, Lady Gaga and Madonna, among...
  • Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark

    Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark
    Looking for the highest-paid state employees? You'll find them in University of Maryland locker rooms in College Park and at its medical school in Baltimore. Men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon has the top spot for the 2014 calendar year, with a $2.2...
  • Teaching hospitals may benefit from Schumer's likely ascension

    Teaching hospitals have an ally in New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer and are likely to benefit if, as expected, he becomes the Senate's next Democratic leader. Schumer could leverage his newfound influence in Congress to increase medical education...