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  • Online health records tied to more well-child visits

    Online health records tied to more well-child visits
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Babies were more likely to have all of their recommended well-child visits when parents accessed their health records online, in a new study. At one of two healthcare locations offering the online access, researchers also...
  • 'Amazing' Oklahoma tornado was largest in U.S. history

    A tornado that swept through Oklahoma on Friday was the widest tornado in American history, the National Weather Service said Tuesday. The El Reno, Okla., tornado scraped out a damage path up to 2.6 miles wide and 16.2 miles long, a swath at points...
  • Perkins takes helm

    Jeff Perkins took over as UC Irvine track and field and cross country coach on Jan. 1. Perkins, who joined the UCI staff in 2007, served the past four years as associate head coach for Vince O'Boyle, who retired Dec. 31 after 32 seasons with the 'Eaters....
  • University of Oklahoma: No sign of shooting, but an all-too-common drill

    University of Oklahoma: No sign of shooting, but an all-too-common drill
    Shortly after ordering a campus-wide lockdown, University of Oklahoma officials said Wednesday there was no sign that shots were fired on campus and no reported injuries -- but the brief alert, police response and emergency warnings to shelter in place...
  • Three Oklahoma athletes penalized by university for eating pasta

    Too much pasta landed three University of Oklahoma athletes on the wrong side of the NCAA rule book. The unusual case, first reported Wednesday by the Oklahoman, came after the trio attended a graduation banquet in 2013. To restore their eligibility,...
  • U.S. lead in science research and development narrows

    U.S. lead in science research and development narrows
    WASHINGTON – The United States could be losing its edge in science and technology as emerging nations rapidly increase their investment in research and development, according to new indicators released Thursday by the National Science Board....
  • 5 days of school shootings, lockdowns, scares jolt U.S. campuses

    Every day this week a shooting, lockdown or scare jolted five campuses across the nation.  5) Friday: South Carolina State University was locked down for several hours Friday afternoon after a fatal shooting outside a dormitory left one student dead....
  • 4 sought in South Carolina State shooting; 1 student injured

    Authorities are seeking at least four assailants in the shooting at South Carolina State University in which one student was wounded, officials said on Friday. The assailants are being sought off campus, University Police Chief Mernard Clarkson told...
  • Football helmet design can alter concussion rate, study finds

    Super Bowl viewers might want to keep an eye on the helmets crashing together in Sunday’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. A new study says that the lids worn by opposing quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson, not to...
  • Ereck Plancher trial: Team doctors say they did not know Plancher had trait

    Ereck Plancher trial: Team doctors say they did not know Plancher had trait
    Three UCF football team physicians testified Tuesday they did not know Ereck Plancher tested positive for sickle cell trait and never counseled him about the condition. Orange County medical examiner Joshua D. Stephany also told the jury on day seven...
  • Do people fail to respond to tornado warnings?

    Do people fail to respond to tornado warnings?
    The violent tornado that ravaged Joplin, Mo., killing at least 117, had hospital employees rushing to transport patients to safety at the last few minutes and forced others into refrigerators for shelter. There was 20 minutes of advance warning provided...