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The Hartford CourantOn those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks. Doctor ducks, military ducks, postal worker...
The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)RALEIGH, N.C. In Chapel Hill, a college student gets a tattoo, a small "IX" Roman numeral on her ankle. On the West Coast, another "IX" is inked on another woman's ankle. The tattoos signify two women compatriots and friends coming together and...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Living in an area with few general surgeons may make people with appendicitis more likely to turn into ruptured appendix cases by the time they get to surgery, according to new research. "The study shows that access to...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although doctors sometimes prescribe anti-seizure drugs to treat chronic pain in the vulva, just a handful of low-quality studies have examined the drugs' effects, according to a new review. Based on these studies, "it's...
The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)Patrick Vernon, a former entertainment entrepreneur who has been teaching entrepreneurship since 2006 at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, gets all sorts of requests for student interns. Unfortunately, small businesses are too often just...
Q. Our 9-year-old daughter is going to the fourth grade next school year. She loves school and has always done very well. She recently took a series of tests and we’ve learned that she qualifies for the gifted and talented program. When we told her,...
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ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - The outlawing of drugs such as cannabis, magic mushrooms and other psychoactive substances amounts to scientific censorship and is hampering research into potentially important medicinal uses, leading scientists argued on Wednesday....
The Charlotte ObserverIf my parents told me once, they told me at least one hundred times, "Don't talk to anyone about their religious or political beliefs." They meant, of course, that those topics are likely to generate tension and angry conflict. As such, they were not...
Orlando SentinelIf Denzel Irvin decides that his college football path will take him the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, he could certainly draw from past experience when it comes to trying to help put a budding football program on the map. That’s exactly...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)The Jolly Green Giant has a new gig: hawking salty snacks. Green Giant is synonymous with vegetables, from broccoli to beans. But General Mills Inc. is expanding its venerable brand to the burgeoning "veggie chip" market. Sound far-fetched? Well, the...
Melancholy fits the game of baseball like a batting glove. For every moment of heroic achievement, there is one of misery and despair; for each Bobby Thomson "shot heard 'round the world" to win the 1951 National League Pennant for the New York Giants,...
East GranbyMatthew Weitzman, graduate of East Granby High School, class of 1999, graduated from the University of Delaware on May 24th. Matthew received a PH.D in Microbiology from the Department of Biological Sciences. He and his wife Kimberly and son, Owen will be...
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