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  • Hospitals drowning in noise

    Hospitals drowning in noise
    At 3:15 p.m. on a weekday, the busy eighth floor of Chicago's St. Joseph Hospital is buzzing with noise. Alarms beep incessantly. The elevator dings each time the doors open. During the shift change, the "cocktail party effect" kicks in; people talk...
  • Robinson proved to be perfect fit for Michigan

    Robinson proved to be perfect fit for Michigan
    Denard Robinson and Rich Rodriguez bonded on a football field covered with snow. Robinson had come to Ann Arbor from south Florida for a recruiting visit on the second weekend in January 2009. The inside of Michigan Stadium looked whiter than Miss...
  • Are whitening toothpastes a bright idea?

    Are whitening toothpastes a bright idea?
    It's hard to believe, but there was a time not long ago when everyone walked around (in public!) with naturally colored teeth. Today, with so many whitening gels, strips and trays out there, yellowish grins aren't as common — nor the natural look as...
  • TV remotes among dirtiest items in hotels: study

    TV remotes among dirtiest items in hotels: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The next time you stay in a hotel, you might want to bring some extra hand-sanitizer. A study on contamination levels in hotel rooms led by the University of Houston, presented on Sunday at the American Society of Microbiology,...
  • Music therapy may ease anxiety in cancer patients

    Music therapy may ease anxiety in cancer patients
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Music therapy might help lower anxiety and improve mood in people with cancer, say researchers who analyzed past studies. It's not entirely clear from those studies what kind of music-related treatment -- going to sessions...
  • Purdue student's virus work makes a name for herself

    Purdue student's virus work makes a name for herself
    Any time Emilia Czyszczon gets bogged down in her biological engineering studies — any time she considers taking the easy route on an assignment — she thinks about her father. He, too, attended Purdue University, but only after emigrating...
  • University of Maryland, others work to improve drug manufacturing process

     University of Maryland, others work to improve drug manufacturing process
    At the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, scientists are working on a database that will help drug makers decide which of 1,000 or so materials are safest and most effective to deliver specific medications. It's a project that could get a big...
  • Purdue's Kerrigan a finalist for Tribune Silver Football

    Purdue's Kerrigan a finalist for Tribune Silver Football
    One former Purdue teammate nicknamed him " Superman." Boilermakers coach Danny Hope favors "Tarzan." Quarterback Robert Marve tagged him "The Beast." Ryan Kerrigan answers to all of them, mainly out of politeness. " 'Superman' is so out of character...
  • How old do you feel inside?

    How old do you feel inside?
    Those of us lucky enough to grow old must contend with the miserable stereotypes of what it's like: the frailty, the forgetfulness, the early bird specials. But in aging, as in many things, attitude can make all the difference. Research has shown that...
  • High school harvest

    High school harvest
    Like every dedicated farmer, Darius Dixon rises before dawn each morning and heads out the door with dreams of a bountiful harvest. But for Dixon, 17, embracing an agrarian way of life requires a grueling two-hour commute five days a week on a CTA bus...
  • More schools connect with students via Web

    More schools connect with students via Web
    It's often cheaper, and certainly more convenient, but you might wonder whether you get what you pay for with an online MBA. A few top-flight business schools have entered the online world, bringing cachet to the field. But skeptics abound. Access to the...