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  • Pacemaker could help treat Alzheimer's

    Pacemaker could help treat Alzheimer's
    Pacemakers regulate the beat of a weak heart and ease the tremors caused by Parkinson's disease, and now Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers hope the devices also will slow down the symptoms of Alzheimer's. Doctors at Hopkins and four other medical...
  • Many kids with suicide on the mind have guns in the home

    Many kids with suicide on the mind have guns in the home
    More than 17 percent of children considered to be at risk of committing suicide have guns in the home that could make a passing destructive impulse deadly, and between 15 percent and 30 percent of those adolescents told researchers they had access to...
  • Growing up with more than two siblings lowers your divorce risk

    Growing up with more than two siblings lowers your divorce risk
    People who grow up with lots of siblings are more likely to marry -- and to stay married -- than are only children or those who grew up with one or two siblings, a new study has found. Those of us who grew up in big families may get more practice...
  • Who lies more about sex, men or women?

    Ever have that awkward talk with a romantic partner about your sexual history -- about how old you were when you lost your virginity and how many people you've had sex with? Did you tell the truth? Well, according to an Ohio State University study on...
  • Do diet changes help ADHD children?

     Do diet changes help ADHD children?
    Dylan Jerrell was having a tough time in kindergarten. The energetic, outgoing Bigfoot fan was easily frustrated, and he responded to challenges with disruptive meltdowns. He wouldn't hit anyone, but he'd break down and cry or yell at his teachers....
  • The importance of three R's: Reading, writing and recess

     The importance of three R's: Reading, writing and recess
    In this era of high-stakes testing, recess has taken a back seat to more scholarly pursuits. But don't be so quick to dismiss the value of downtime, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. The organization began studying the importance of...
  • Sex won't bring on labor: study

    Sex won't bring on labor: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite a widespread belief that sex during the later stages of pregnancy can jumpstart labor, a new study from Malaysia found no differences in the timing of delivery between women who had sex near term and those who...
  • 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...
  • Memo to museums: Don't give away those glass cases

    Memo to museums:  Don't give away those glass cases
    Emily Graslie, the first chief curiosity correspondent at the Field Museum, has been furiously filing YouTube videos about precisely what goes on behind those grand doors. As Steve Johnson reported in the Tribune this week, the 24-year-old known for her...
  • Chicago Tribune's Silver Football history

    Chicago Tribune's Silver Football history
    The Chicago Tribune's Silver Football, awarded annually to the best in the Big Ten since 1924, pre-dates the Heisman Trophy by 11 years. Red Grange of Illinois was the first recipient and Jay Berwanger of Chicago won it in 1935, the year he was named the...
  • Animals can bring out the best in us

    LEWIS CENTER, OHIO -- The concept is positively brilliant, integrating an urban definition of animals -- living with pets, sharing our beds with them -- with the very different rural reality of animals living on the farm. The non-profit Animals For LIFE...