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  • Years later, tiniest U.S. babies mature into typical kids

    Years later, tiniest U.S. babies mature into typical kids
    Both Madeline Mann and Rumaisa Rahman shattered world records with their diminutive size at birth, each weighing less than a can of soda. But years later, both Chicago suburban residents are thriving and developing quite typically away from the flurry of...
  • 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...
  • Embattled University of Illinois staffer stays on amid controversy

    Embattled University of Illinois staffer stays on amid controversy
    University of Illinois president Michael Hogan’s embattled former chief of staff is to be paid $109,000 a year as a tenured psychologyfaculty member, though campus officials might challenge her employment. Lisa Troyer resigned as chief of staff...
  • 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...
  • Report: U. of I. email probe points to ex-official

    Report: U. of I. email probe points to ex-official
    The University of Illinois president's former chief of staff on Friday denied sending two controversial anonymous emails, even through a report issued just minutes earlier determined they came from her laptop, while it was in her possession. Lisa...
  • Be a Social Butterfly

    Be a Social Butterfly
    Research shows that staying connected to friends is a wellness step equal in benefit to maintaining a healthy body weight or not smoking. Some examples: University of Iowa researchers discovered that women with advanced cases of ovarian cancer who report...
  • Harry Kalas dies at 73; voice of Phillies and NFL Films

    Harry Kalas dies at 73; voice of Phillies and NFL Films
    Harry Kalas, the longtime voice of baseball's Philadelphia Phillies who also had a familiar role as an announcer on NFL radio broadcasts and as the narrator of the league's action for NFL Films, died Monday. He was 73. Kalas, who punctuated innumerable...
  • Deborah Digges dies at 59; distinguished poet and memoirist

    Deborah Digges dies at 59; distinguished poet and memoirist
    Deborah Digges, a distinguished poet and memoirist who wrote lyrically and hauntingly about the challenges of everyday life, fell to her death April 10. She was 59. Digges was found on the ground outside McGuirk Alumni Stadium at the University of...
  • Jack Lewis dies at 84; Marine, novelist and movie writer

    Jack Lewis, a decorated Marine Corps officer, screenwriter, pulp-novelist, occasional movie stuntman, co-founder of Gun World magazine and self-described "reporter, drunk, editor and hobo," has died. He was 84. Lewis died May 24 of lung cancer in Hawaii,...
  • Peg Mullen dies at 92; Iowa mother wrote book about son's friendly-fire death in Vietnam

    Peg Mullen dies at 92; Iowa mother wrote book about son's friendly-fire death in Vietnam
    Peg Mullen, an author and former Iowa farm wife who hounded the U.S. military to find the truth about her son's death in Vietnam, has died. She was 92. Family members said she died Friday at a nursing home in La Porte City, Iowa. Mullen wrote...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Kaplan, Wayne Tippit, Bill Hefner

    PASSINGS: Charles Kaplan, Wayne Tippit, Bill Hefner
    Charles Kaplan CSUN English professor Charles Kaplan, 90, the first chairman of the English department at what is now Cal State Northridge, died Aug. 22 of congestive heart failure at Dubose Wellness Center in Chapel Hill, N.C., said Jean Kaplan...