| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:36 PM
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...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:58 PM
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.
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:24 PM
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...
| Nov 30, 2012
— Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area.
There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:02 PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri sophomore has been sentenced to probation for stealing women's underwear from a residence hall laundry facility.
The Columbia Daily Tribune reported Tuesday 19-year-old Kevin D. Waida pleaded guilty to...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:54 AM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri journalism think tank has received one of the largest gifts in school history to continue research into the digital future of news.
School leaders announced a $30.1 million endowment donation Thursday...
| Nov 17, 2012
During Heather Kirn Lanier's two years in Baltimore as a neophyte teacher, she taught at a city high school that backed up against Mount Olivet Cemetery.
She could clearly see tombstones from her classroom window. Each time Lanier took in the view,...
| Nov 30, 2012
When we decided to look at where Illinois students are going to college – and how that has changed – we didn’t know what we would find. Would there be a small college in Montana suddenly attracting a large number of Illinoisians? Was...
| Dec 2, 2012
Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week.
But despite the university's...
| Dec 8, 2012
The acting out started early, the horrific memories torturing the subconscious.
Those lazy afternoons along the New River were supposed to be a youthful escape from the inner-city life in Fort Lauderdale.
They weren't. And only now, after opening up...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:24 AM
KINGSTON, Mo. -- The Missouri Highway Patrol is searching for an escapee from the Caldwell County jail, wanted on numerous charges including the rape of a University of Missouri student in June.
Brian James Adkison escaped shortly before midnight...