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  • Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history

    Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history
    An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning meant to them, validation for their work came up in almost every writer's answer.
  • Common household chemical tied to heart disease risk

    Common household chemical tied to heart disease risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who had higher levels of a common synthetic chemical in their blood were more likely to have heart disease or have had a stroke, in a new U.S. study. The chemical, known as perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA, is found in...

    Obama climate rule promises early health benefits

    Obama climate rule promises early health benefits
    By targeting the nation's biggest sources of heat-trapping pollution, President Barack Obama is seeking to help forestall droughts, floods and other disasters that are projected to become more frequent, intense and expensive as the global climate changes....

    His no-fly nightmare

     His no-fly nightmare
    WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees. Motiwala, a U....

    To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco Ban

    To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco Ban
    Texas Tribune Despite polls showing overwhelming public support and endorsements from celebrities like Lance Armstrong, efforts to establish a statewide workplace smoking ban have fallen flat in recent sessions of the Texas Legislature. But a state...