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  • Should toddlers be screened for lazy eye?

    Should toddlers be screened for lazy eye?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Screening one- and two-year-olds for lazy eye can reliably detect children at risk for vision problems, a new study suggests. Researchers found tests by trained volunteers correctly caught a similar proportion of toddlers...
  • Personalized risk info helps with screening decision

    Personalized risk info helps with screening decision
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People make more educated decisions about screening tests when they're given a personalized assessment of their own risk, rather than one-size-fits-all information, according to a new review of past studies. Those personalized...
  • 'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy

    'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy
    In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...
  • FAMU names Sylvester Young as new marching band director

    FAMU names Sylvester Young as new marching band director
    Sylvester Young, a former music professor at Ohio University, has been selected as FAMU's new marching band director. Officials at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee announced early last month that they were interviewing two people for the job of...
  • William and Mary's Tutwiler survives 'miracle' ordeal and recovery

    William and Mary's Tutwiler survives 'miracle' ordeal and recovery
    WILLIAMSBURG — As Josh Tutwiler plummeted through the fall Missouri air, the sheer rock face racing past and the ledge from which he fell rapidly receding, he felt his conscious mind split in two. On one side, memories and experiences zipped...
  • Ask adult patients about alcohol misuse: panel

    Ask adult patients about alcohol misuse: panel
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Primary care doctors should ask adults how much and how often they drink alcohol and counsel those with risky and dangerous drinking habits, a government-backed panel said today. Based on a review of studies conducted since...
  • Golf coach Greg Osbourne resigns posts with Glendale Community College

    Golf coach Greg Osbourne resigns posts with Glendale Community College
    After building up the Glendale Community College men's and women's teams and leading each to appearances in the California Community College Athletic Assn. Golf Championship, Greg Osbourne resigned his post as coach to become Cal State Bakersfield's...
  • Missouri board empowers Chancellor Brady Deaton to explore conference realignment, flirts with leaving Big 12

     
    Missouri board empowers Chancellor Brady Deaton to explore conference change, flirts with leaving Big 12...
  • Big 12 authorizes move to invite Texas Christian

     
    TCU and the Big 12: The Big 12 Conference, seemingly on the brink of extinction only days ago, announced Thursday morning that it had authorized its board of directors to begin negotiations to make TCU its 10th member....