| Sep 19, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Texting while driving could be contributing to thousands of car crashes, especially among teens, and the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) wants policy makers, doctors and parents to do something about it.
Texting by novice drivers raises...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:19 PM
The UC regents Thursday awarded pay increases of as much as 20% to the leaders of the Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Merced and Riverside campuses and set the annual salary of the new UC Irvine chancellor, Howard Gillman, at $485,000.
The regents said the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Noted horrible person Rush Limbaugh has a remarkable knack for making already bad situations worse. It’s like having the Midas touch if King Midas’s magic allowed him to transform things that were on fire into things that were even more on...
| Sep 18, 2014
director of Lehigh Valley Health Network's Pain Medicine Division and president of Pain Specialists of the Greater Lehigh Valley, has been selected to join the board of directors at Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley.
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:05 PM
The University of Central Florida and major universities from 10 other states have joined to help students from low-income families earn college degrees, hoping that by sharing ideas all the institutions will see graduation rates rise.
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:35 PM
WASHINGTON Faulty fracking wells are to blame for drinking water contamination in Texas and Pennsylvania, according to new findings from researchers at five universities.
"People's water has been harmed by drilling," said Robert Jackson, a professor of...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Steve Morris began building unmanned aerial systems in the late 1990s, he envisioned flying them over fields and collecting data that would be useful to farmers.
But after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones became largely associated with...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:58 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In Chicago, most kids with asthma or food allergies don't have a health management form on file at school, a new study shows.
The problem is typical of other cities, too, experts say – and it puts these children at...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Howard Gillman, a political scientist who has been interim chancellor of UC Irvine since July, is being nominated to become the permanent head of the massive Orange County campus.
Gillman became temporary chancellor of the 29,000-student school after...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:53 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Chad Willis half expected to be cuffed and frog-marched out of Ohio Stadium on Friday morning. He was trespassing, after all, and perhaps most criminal, he was wearing a Virginia Tech golf shirt.
But the security guard couldn't...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:50 PM
There is a certain traditional look to USC football.
Traveler, the white horse, races down the sidelines during home games, right past the iconic USC song girls. The Trojans marching band performs "Fight On" after every USC first down. And fans need a...