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  • What is the FDA smoking?

    How much does the health benefit of giving up cigarettes outweigh the lost pleasure of smoking? Last spring, the Food and Drug Administration proposed rules to control e-cigarettes along with tobacco products. Under federal law, the FDA is required to...
  • Tablet-based games may relax anxious kids before surgery

    Tablet-based games may relax anxious kids before surgery
    Playing with an iPad mini before going under anesthesia could relax some kids more than a sedative would, also making life easier for their parents and hospital staff, according to a recent study. "Anxiety is a major source of concern for children going...
  • Study shows many teachers not credentialed in their subjects

     Study shows many teachers not credentialed in their subjects
    Illinois school districts have employed hundreds of educators to teach everything from science to special education even though they lacked proper credentials in those subjects, a Tribune investigation has found. The assignment of teachers not...
  • Maternal singing calms preemies and their mothers: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For preemies, the combination of hearing mother's voice softly singing while being held against her skin can have a number of health benefits - and it helps moms, too, a new study suggests. When mothers in a neonatal intensive...
  • CPS soliciting bids for 3 schools closed last year

    CPS soliciting bids for 3 schools closed last year
    Chicago Public Schools is soliciting bids for three of the nearly 50 school buildings it closed last year. Under a process put together by an advisory committee for  finding ways to reuse the closed facilities, CPS is working with aldermen to...
  • Orland Crossing apartments groundbreaking coming soon

    Orland Crossing apartments groundbreaking coming soon
    Construction on a new apartment complex in downtown Orland Park is expected to begin in about a month after plans for the new housing and an adjacent grocery store got a final round of approvals at a Village Board meeting Monday. "They're ready to go,"...
  • Will 'True Detective' rumors spark a Vince Vaughn revival?

    Will 'True Detective' rumors spark a Vince Vaughn revival?
    Back in the fall I suggested that Vince Vaughn remake himself in the model of Matthew McConaughey. They're both tall and charmingly smooth. Their careers took off in the 1990s as they excelled at playing rakish, borderline repulsive figures. And they both...
  • Craig Korte, managing director, D.A. Davidson & Co.

    Craig Korte, managing director, D.A. Davidson & Co.
    D.A. Davidson & Co., an investment banking firm, has hired Craig Korte as managing director in the firm’s Chicago office. In the new role, he will focus on working with middle market industrial companies. He most recently worked at Lazard Ltd.,...
  • Farewell for now, as I turn the page

     Farewell for now, as I turn the page
    I distinctly remember a textbook titled "Time to Wonder" that I used in elementary school. When I was a child, the title meant very little because both time and wonder seemed infinite to me. For many of us, though, it's not until we get older and become...
  • Field Museum packs in science and much, much more

    Field Museum packs in science and much, much more
    The only way Chicago's Field Museum could have had a better benefactor is if there had been a generous turn-of-the-last-century tycoon named "Natural History." Considering the unlikelihood of that, "Field" will do. Marshall Field was a retailing mogul...
  • Shutsung Liao, University of Chicago researcher, 1931-2014

    Shutsung Liao, University of Chicago researcher, 1931-2014
    Shutsung Liao, a biochemist and professor emeritus at the University of Chicago's Ben May Department for Cancer Research, spent much of his life investigating prostate cancer and contributed to the development of a drug that is also used to treat male...