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  • Exposure therapy good addition for OCD treatment: study

    Exposure therapy good addition for OCD treatment: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exposure therapy and antidepressants help lessen the severity of symptoms for people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) more than the medication alone, according to a new study. In the case of people with moderately...
  • Events honoring Hilliard and Bednarik spotlight Liberty's sports legacy

    Events honoring Hilliard and Bednarik spotlight Liberty's sports legacy
    Two Liberty High sports icons. Two different sports. Two very different generations. But make no mistake, while they are two very different people, Chuck Bednarik and Darrun Hilliard featured the same work ethic and desire to succeed. That's why a...
  • Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?

    Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting that nose job could boost your self-esteem and quality of life, according to a new report. But the evidence is a bit shaky, researchers looking at studies of people who had plastic surgery found. The report's lead...
  • HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources

    HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources
    Presidents of the state's historically black colleges and universities said Tuesday that a federal court ruling ordering remedies for persistent segregative policies in Maryland higher education could result in new opportunities and resources for their...
  • FDA approves a new antidepressant: Brintellix

    FDA approves a new antidepressant: Brintellix
    The Food and Drug Administration late Monday approved a new antidepressant medication that is a novel variant on the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, that have become the mainstay of depression treatment. The drug, whose generic chemical...
  • Two Chuck Bednarik ceremonies planned for Liberty on Friday

     
    Chuck Bednarik will be honored in two separate ceremonies on Friday at Liberty High School with the second one culminating in the unveiling of a statue of "Concrete Charlie" at Bethlehem Area School District Stadium. The first ceremony will take place...
  • If this was the finale, shame on Penn, Ivies

     
    The tentative Lafayette football schedule for the 2016 season that is listed in the media guide lists Sept. 24 as an open date. I don't have access to the 2016 schedule for the University of Pennsylvania, but if the Quakers......
  • Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause

    Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause
    Steve James' provocative documentary on concussions in sports, "Head Games," explores the science and indicts the powerful. But his storytelling truly excels when everyday moms, dads and kids reveal their hopes, fears and grief. A Hampton native,...
  • Kids to get hand transplants at Boston Children's Hospital

    Kids to get hand transplants at Boston Children's Hospital
    Transplant surgeons at Boston Children’s Hospital are looking for kids who need a hand. The renowned Harvard University-affiliated hospital announced Monday that it was opening a pediatric hand transplant program, the first in the world. Hand...
  • Varsity Q&A with Sam Wancowicz, Gilman, soccer

    Varsity Q&A with Sam Wancowicz, Gilman, soccer
    Sam Wancowicz has one goal for his senior season: to end his fine four-year career the way it started. As a freshman in 2010, Wancowicz was the starting right back when the Greyhounds captured their last Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A...
  • Demand for dog blood increases during summer

    Demand for dog blood increases during summer
    As Fable, a 5-year-old Newfoundland, lies on a table at the Baltimore Humane Society in Reisterstown, she doesn't seem to notice the needle in her jugular vein. Instead, the pooch blissfully licks peanut butter from the hand of her owner, Lauren...