| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Runners who used paper tape on one foot during extra-long marathons still ended up with painful blisters, according to a new study.
While the runners reported blisters on their taped feet, the vast majority said they'd used the product again. The high...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 11:30 AM
An experimental vaccine for hepatitis C has shown promise in preliminary human safety trials, according to researchers, and may pave the way to a more affordable means of fighting the virus.
In a paper published Wednesday in the journal Science...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:35 AM
In the most expensive political race in California, incumbent Tom Torlakson held the lead late Tuesday night over Marshall Tuck in the contest for state superintendent of public instruction.
Shortly before midnight, Torlakson cautiously predicted...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:20 AM
ST. LOUIS Pregnant with her first child, Jamie Antisdel was determined to give her baby the best start. She did all the things she was supposed to do, such as exercising, eating well and maintaining a healthy weight. Yet, at 28 weeks, Antisdel's blood...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business has fallen out of the top spot on the Bloomberg Businessweek rankings of MBA programs, the publication said Tuesday.
Booth, which fell to No. 3, had been No. 1 for the past four rankings. This is...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:15 PM
John V. Shields Jr., a former CEO of Trader Joe's who made the quintessentially California grocery chain a national powerhouse by breaking out of the Golden State and building stores throughout the U.S., has died. He was 82.
Shields, who lived in...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits.
| Oct 23, 2014
The Internet has upended innumerable traditional business models. Travel agents. Retail stores. Newspapers (sigh).
Yet online dating, which has ballooned into a $2.1 billion industry used by almost 40 percent of dating singles, hasn't killed one of...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:05 PM
One of the biggest voter frauds may be the idea promoted by Attorney General Eric Holder and others that there is no voter fraud, that laws requiring voters to have a photo identification are just attempts to suppress black voting.
Reporter John Fund...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The fatal crash last week of an experimental rocket ship designed to shoot wealthy tourists into space raises serious safety issues, including questions over pilot error, the escape system for its crew, and the ship's exotic rocket motor.
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Bob Rogers, 64, is founder and chief creative officer of BRC Imagination Arts, a design and production company that creates what it dubs "visitor experiences," including theme park attractions, museum displays, corporate tours and world expo...