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  • An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says

    An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.
  • Extraordinary Life: Biology Teacher, And Friend To Struggling Students

    For Jane Bergeron, life was all about helping others, whether it involved dissecting fetal pigs, encouraging a student struggling with adolescent angst or negotiating better treatment for patients in a nursing home. She was a direct, no-nonsense biology...

    Fitness Files: Snacks wrapped in expensive promises of health

    My niece held up a crinkly white bag of cookies. "Guess what these cost," she demanded. Prepared for an astronomical amount, I doubled my first guess, "Ten dollars." Her thumb bobbed up, up and she looked at me encouragingly. "Not fifteen!" I said....

    Review: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger

    Review: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger
    Alice Dreger had just left a session of the National Women's Studies Association where fellow academics savaged her research. She had known the panel would be far from flattering, and it was. The historian had twice petitioned organizers to be allowed...

    All fraternities shouldn't be tarnished by a few bad apples

    The past few days have been dismal for college fraternities: five suspensions in a dozen days. The Greek system on campus is once again under fire, and for good reason. Racist chants. Partially nude pictures of women. Hazing. More hazing. Oh, and a half-...