| Nov 28, 2013
Depression is alarmingly common in older Americans. It's highly treatable, but a number of obstacles, led by a nagging generational stigma surrounding mental health, often stand in the way of proper care.
About 20 percent of people ages 55 and older...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:10 AM
For many women, the end of fertility--and the sharp drop in circulating estrogen and progesterone that comes with it-- is a time of forgotten keys, tip-of-the-tongue moments with names and words, and a malaise that can morph into all-out depression....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The remarkable transformation of Chapman University from a small-town college of little reputation to a serious university with a growing national pedigree is testament to the vitality and the commitment of the Orange County citizenry. It is also the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:59 AM
Nov 25 (Reuters) - Thirty-two Americans have been selected
to head to Britain's Oxford University next year as Rhodes
scholars, joining a prestigious list of past recipients of one
of the most coveted awards in academia.
Six come from Harvard University,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
For the first time this spring, students who want to take a class at the University of Baltimore with a Pulitzer Prize-winning civil rights historian won't be bound by the university they chose to attend.
The class, taught by local author Taylor Branch,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If you haven’t seen it, check out the commercial for GoldieBlox that’s sweeping the Internet. It’s an ad for a set of interactive toys and books that encourages girls to build their own castles rather than wait for princes to come do...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Casey Patterson, a resident of Huntington Beach, received two awards from the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Pro Beach Volleyball Tour which announced its year-end award winners for its 2013 season Tuesday.
Patterson was named Best Offensive Player...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:20 AM
McClatchy-Tribune is delighted to welcome longtime Washington journalist Dan K. Thomasson as a weekly op-ed columnist. Until January, his columns will move on both MCT and Scripps Howard News Service. When SHNS ceases operations at the end of the year,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The weight loss that follows a successful bariatric surgery makes most patients feel younger. But a new study suggests that following bariatric surgery, some patients show signs of being biologically younger, as well.
At Stanford University, researchers...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Long after classes had ended at Gale Math and Science Academy in Rogers Park, Kathy Barnett leaned in over a book in the school cafeteria with a rambunctious, second-grader by her side.
On the surface, the pair couldn't be any more different. But each...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The year 2013 has not been particularly kind to Elizabeth "Ebee" Price, with injuries sidelining her for nearly six months and keeping her from achieving her main goal — competing in the World Gymnastics Championships.
But it was all good for the...