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  • Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio

    Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio
       As a Pakistani-born doctor who grew up in England, studied nutrition and agriculture in the U.S. and consulted for the Mayo Clinic on diabetes and other diseases, Mehmood Khan has a background that gives him a broad perspective.     His job gives...
  • Dr. Charles Edwards dies at 87; led Scripps foundation

    Dr. Charles Edwards dies at 87; led Scripps foundation
    Dr. Charles Edwards, a major figure in public health issues as a federal official and later as president of the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in San Diego, died Aug. 7 at his home in La Jolla after a lengthy illness. He was 87. Edwards, the...
  • Huntington Library names Steve Hindle as director of research

     
    The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens names Steve Hindle as its new director of research....
  • Blowback: Pay bone-marrow donors? Give it a shot

     
    Compensating marrow donors has the potential to save lives while at the same time doing no harm. We ought to see, under medically supervised conditions, if it will work. Our patients, quite literally, cannot afford to wait....
  • Remembering photographer Jerome Liebling

     
    Jerome Liebling, the renowned documentary photographer and filmmaker, died late last week in Northampton, Mass. He was 87. During his long career, Liebling specialized in capturing street life around the country. His photographs documented the lives of...
  • Former WESH reporter Lynne Sater has died

     
    Former WESH reporter Lynne Sater died Monday at her home in Oconomowoc, Wis., after a battle with a rare form of cancer. She was 49. She had worked at the NBC affiliate in Orlando from 1988 to 1993 with her husband, Terry Sater. He is an anchor at WISN in...
  • Why is Charlotte Allen so mad at atheists?

    Why is Charlotte Allen so mad at atheists?
    Charlotte Allen is very, very angry with us atheists -- that's the only conclusion that can be drawn from her furious broadside in The Times on May 17. She can't stand us; we're unpopular; we're a problem. What, exactly, is the greatest crime of modern...
  • WHO Declares H1N1 Pandemic

    (WGN-AM)- The World Health Organization told its member nations it was declaring a swine flu pandemic today -- the first global flu epidemic in 41 years -- as infections climbed in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America and elsewhere. In a...
  • Remembering John Wooden: Simple principles, such as honor and family, were his guides

    Remembering John Wooden: Simple principles, such as honor and family, were his guides
    The beloved man everyone called Coach was not an indigenous species in this capital of flummery and celebrity. Like many Californians, John Wooden was an immigrant from the plains of the Midwest. But he had arrived from Indiana at the age of 37 with...
  • John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles

    John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles
    John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
  • American Heritage OL Jared Wheeler signs with UM

    American Heritage OL Jared Wheeler signs with UM
    American Heritage offensive lineman Jared Wheeler made it official, signing with the University of Miami before a crowd of supporters Wednesday morning. Wheeler (6-5, 310) easily stood out in a group of four American Heritage football signees. The...