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  • 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...
  • Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope

    Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope
    All her life, Lindsay Shipp knew that she was dying. As a baby, she would cry after eating, and salt collected on her forehead. The diagnosis was cystic fibrosis, an incurable genetic disease that, at the time, meant a life expectancy of 18 years. The...
  • New Penn State President Says "My Purpose Will Be To Listen"

    New Penn State President Says "My Purpose Will Be To Listen"
    The following are remarks by the new President of Penn State, Rodney Erickson.  The Board of Trustees officially made Erickson the university's new President Friday morning.  He replaces Graham Spanier, whom the board fired Wednesday night in the wake...
  • Hopkins Medicine hires Iowa dean as new CEO

    Hopkins Medicine hires Iowa dean as new CEO
    Rheumatologist and college dean Dr. Paul B. Rothman will serve as the next CEO of the $6.5 billion Johns Hopkins Medicine health system, ushering in a new era for the world-renowned medical institution that after a decade of rapid expansion faces the...
  • 10 things you might not know about Iowa

    10 things you might not know about Iowa
    Tuesday will mark the Iowa caucuses, the first voting that counts in the presidential race. During this quadrennial ritual, politicians conduct "retail politics," whether or not the people buy it. Here are 10 facts that can withstand the upcoming...
  • No Chicago schools make top 10 most trans-friendly

    No Chicago schools make top 10 most trans-friendly
    Campus Pride, an organization for LGBT student leaders and campus groups, has released its first list of the U.S. colleges and universities that are the most friendly to transgender students. The top 10 list includes schools like Princeton University...
  • 'Change agent' for the Field Museum

    'Change agent' for the Field Museum
    In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
  • More hospitals allowing visits from patients' pets

    More hospitals allowing visits from patients' pets
    Ask patients in some area hospitals which caregivers they most look forward to seeing, and they'll say the ones with hairy faces and bad breath. For Sean Harris, they were his dogs Diesel and Wilson. For Michael Friedman, it was the family pooch,...
  • Romney Sweeps Tuesday's Primaries; Declares Race with Obama

    (CNN) -- Mitt Romney swept the five Republican primaries being contested Tuesday, and he turned from securing the Republican nomination and toward the general election against President Barack Obama. The former Massachusetts governor was projected to win...
  • Romney Sweeps 5 Primaries; Declares Race is on with Obama

    Romney Sweeps 5 Primaries; Declares Race is on with Obama
    After Mitt Romney swept the five Republican primaries being contested Tuesday, he turned from securing the Republican nomination and toward the general election against President Barack Obama. The former Massachusetts governor was projected to win in...
  • Men With Distorted Body Images

    Men With Distorted Body Images
    The secret signs of bulimia and anorexia are familiar. Looking in the mirror and always seeing an unfit, unattractive, fat person -- even when the real reflection isn't. Purging in the restroom after eating dinner with friends. Starving oneself by eating...