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  • A New Look at Bipolar Diagnosis in Children

    A New Look at Bipolar Diagnosis in Children
    They are some of the most troubled children that psychiatrists ever see. They have raging tempers and engage in reckless behaviors that frequently land them in the principal's office, even the hospital. But are they bipolar? In the last 15 years,...
  • Daily Stress Plummets After 50

    Daily Stress Plummets After 50
    After age 50, daily stress and worry take a dive and happiness increases, according to an analysis of more than 340,000 adults questioned about the emotions they experienced "yesterday." The research, published online in the journal Proceedings of the...
  • Avastin may cause kidney damage

    Avastin may cause kidney damage
    A widely prescribed cancer drug noted for its ability to choke off blood vessels that help tumors grow can cause significant kidney damage in some patients, a team of Long Island scientists has found. Kidney problems are the second serious condition...
  • Treating Sunburn at Home

    Heat. Burning. Itching. Blistering. It's hard to sleep, or even put on clothes. Now you regret staying out in the sun too long and coming down with a case of garden-variety sunburn. One of the best remedies can be found right at home, says Dr. Tara...
  • Is cheating in your genes?

    Is cheating in your genes?
    Why do some men and women cheat on their partners while others resist the temptation? To find the answer, a growing body of research is focusing on the science of commitment. Scientists are studying everything from the biological factors that seem to...
  • Scientists try to measure love

    Scientists try to measure love
    Leave it to science to take all the fun out of something as cosmically pure as love. Theories about love's purpose range from the biologically practical to the biologically complicated. Anthropologists have said it helps ensure reproduction of the...
  • Not All Men Checking Vasectomy Results

    Not All Men Checking Vasectomy Results
    Every year an estimated half a million men have a vasectomy but nearly half of those men don't return for follow-up tests that make sure the procedure is working, new research suggests. Those who don't go back, and therefore risk an unwanted pregnancy,...
  • Previewing NCAA Division I women's lacrosse semifinals

    At LaValle Stadium, Stony Brook University No. 1 seed Maryland (20-1) vs. No. 5 Duke (15-4) Friday, 5 p.m. Outlook: The Atlantic Coast Conference rivals know each other well and both have been through rocky seasons with a spate of unusual injuries...
  • Dominance of Maryland, Northwestern in women's lacrosse continues

    Dominance of Maryland, Northwestern in women's lacrosse continues
    When it comes to winning tradition, not many college programs are as steeped in success as Maryland and Northwestern women's lacrosse. Maryland has won 11 national championships, including 10 since the NCAA took over the sport in 1982 and seven in a...
  • Pirates moving on

    Bryce Brantley, a first-team All-East Conference defensive end at Orange Coast College in 2010, is one of several Pirates who have decided on their football futures at four-year schools. OCC Coach Mike Taylor announced Tuesday. Brantley, who had 9.5...
  • Oscar-winning actor Cliff Robertson dies at 88

    Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday. Robertson, who also...