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  • Nipple piercings can be risky

    Nipple piercings can be risky
    Nipple piercings may be eye-catching, but women who have them are at much higher risk for developing painful, recurrent breast abscesses, a new study reports. The abscesses—pus-filled infections surrounded by swollen, inflamed tissue under the...
  • Philip Levine 'stunned' to be named next U.S. poet laureate

    Philip Levine 'stunned' to be named next U.S. poet laureate
    Philip Levine, the Pulitzer Prize winner who was named the nation's next poet laureate Wednesday, has spent much of his career listening and reflecting on the voices of America. In his new job he said he has one main goal. "I want to bring poetry to...
  • Superbug more common in kids who've used antibiotics

    Superbug more common in kids who've used antibiotics
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who get lots of antibiotics from their doctors are more likely to harbor the MRSA superbug, although it's still rare, a new study of British youngsters has found. While that doesn't prove the drugs are to blame for the...
  • Can't move your muscles?

    Can't move your muscles?
    Post-workout euphoria can leave you feeling pumped to conquer the world — until the next morning, when you can barely walk to the bathroom or lift an arm to brush your teeth. Such are the painful rewards of delayed onset muscle soreness, or DOMS, a...
  • Conway W. Snyder

    Conway W. Snyder, eminent space scientist and long-time resident of La Crescenta, died in Redlands on April 14th at the age of 93. Born in Macon, Missouri, in 1918, Snyder moved to California in 1932. He earned a BA in Physics from the University of...
  • Pinktober: 5 Breast Cancer Memoirs

    Pinktober: 5 Breast Cancer Memoirs
    According to the American Cancer Society about 207,090 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010. That's the bad news. The good news is that currently there are over 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States. My grandmother fits...
  • Study: Sex Under 16 Leads Women to Divorce

    Study: Sex Under 16 Leads Women to Divorce
    Tracy Highfill is divorced and says she first had sex around the age of 16. "Absolutely, very close to that," said Plano resident Tracy Highfill. Highfill is part of a group called Divorcing Independent Very Able Survivors, or D.I.V.A.S. It provides...
  • "Grant Wood: A Life" by R. Tripp Evans

    "Grant Wood: A Life" by R. Tripp Evans
    "Grant Wood: A Life" By R. Tripp Evans Knopf, $37.50, 432 pages Controversy attended Grant Wood's iconic and enigmatic painting "American Gothic" from its first public viewing, a juried exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1930. The depiction...
  • 'Living right' for 102 years

     'Living right' for 102 years
    Bob Parkinson began teaching Sunday school when he was still a teenager. Back then, Calvin Coolidge was president and Parkinson lived on a South Dakota cattle ranch, a long way from Glendale First United Methodist Church, where he has since become a...
  • Study: IU and IU Health contribute $11.5B to Indiana's economy

    Study: IU and IU Health contribute $11.5B to Indiana's economy
    Indiana University and Indiana University Health generated a combined economic impact of at least $11.5 billion for the state of Indiana and sustained 100,000 jobs during the 2010-11 fiscal year, according to the results of an economic impact study...
  • The non-merger

    The non-merger
    Some of the hottest fields for research (and those with some of the greatest potential to drive Maryland's 21st century economy) are in the intersection between engineering and medicine. The University of Maryland's engineering program, which is on the...