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  • Mad Cow Theatre adds 4 to board of directors

     Mad Cow Theatre adds 4 to board of directors
    Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre has increased the size of its board of directors — which once numbered just three — to include a dozen members. Announced as new members on Friday, June 13, were: • Jonathan Miller, director of the Olin...
  • Vitamin C as cancer treatment? High doses boost chemotherapy in study

    Vitamin C as cancer treatment? High doses boost chemotherapy in study
    Could pumping roughly 2,000 oranges' worth of vitamin C into a patient’s bloodstream boost the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs and mitigate the grueling side effects of chemotherapy? In research published Wednesday in the journal Science...
  • Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

    Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C
    Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy. But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged...
  • Author Laura Moriarty visits Baltimore

    Author Laura Moriarty visits Baltimore
    It's difficult to imagine what Laura Moriarty's four novels would have been like if she had chosen a place to live other than Kansas, with its endless wheat fields and abundance of ordinary light. Moriarty, 42, focuses her gaze on the most common,...
  • Yoga may aid people with irregular heart rhythm

    Yoga may aid people with irregular heart rhythm
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Regular yoga classes could help people with a common heart rhythm problem manage their symptoms while also improving their state of mind, a new study suggests. According to the American Heart Association, about 2.7 million...
  • Virginia Tech wide receiver Corey Fuller to meet with Ravens tonight

    Virginia Tech wide receiver Corey Fuller to meet with Ravens tonight
    Unlike the series of sprints, triple jumps and long jumps he once competed in as a track and field athlete, Virginia Tech wide receiver Corey Fuller's path to the NFL hasn't been a direct one. After running track at the University of Kansas for two...
  • College students from Laurel make dean's list

    Alexander Pendleton, of Laurel, was named to the honor roll for the fall semester at the University of Kansas, in Lawrence. A senior in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, he is the son of Michael and Vibeke Pendleton, of Laurel. Christine...
  • Weekend Preview: Miami Heat's Mario Chalmers to host Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Saturday

    Weekend Preview: Miami Heat's Mario Chalmers to host Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Saturday
    Whether in a cartoony red-and-blue Super Mario costume bouncing around the Miami Heat’s “Harlem Shake”  video or in his work clothes stepping in for a cramping LeBron James as a savior in Game 4 of last year’s NBA Finals,  the...
  • Navajo Nation struggles with same-sex marriage

    New Mexico has seen celebrations across the state since its highest court 10 days ago unanimously ruled it was unconstitutional to deny a marriage license to same-sex couples. Not so for the sovereign Navajo Nation, whose borders spill over into the...
  • Inventor of 'Superflab' gives $2 million to KU

    Inventor of 'Superflab' gives $2 million to KU
    A University of Kansas graduate who invented a synthetic gel called "Superflab" for use in radiology clinics has donated $2 million to the university for a professorship and two scholarships.     Gene Feaster, of Leawood, received his bachelor's degree...
  • Skipping meds linked to more hospital visits for kids

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids and teens with asthma and type 1 diabetes often don't take their medication as prescribed, and those that skip doses are more likely to end up in the emergency room, according to a new review. More than half of children...