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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...
  • The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri

    The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri
    — 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....
  • Mizzou student sentenced for campus underwear thefts

    Mizzou student sentenced for campus underwear thefts
    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...
  • University of Missouri journalism school receives $30 million research gift

    University of Missouri journalism school receives $30 million research gift
    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...
  • 'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school

    'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school
    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,...
  • Data: Illinois college students flocking to Missouri

    Data: Illinois college students flocking to Missouri
    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...
  • Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.

    Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.
    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...
  • Ex-NBA player Keyon Dooling speaks out about his sexual abuse as a child

    Ex-NBA player Keyon Dooling speaks out about his sexual abuse as a child
    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...
  • Inmate escapes Missouri jail barefoot, wearing only boxers; charged for rape of Mizzou student

    Inmate escapes Missouri jail barefoot, wearing only boxers; charged for rape of Mizzou student
    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...