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  • Researchers turn to plants to help treat hemophilia

    Researchers turn to plants to help treat hemophilia
    Accidents as minor as a slip of the knife while chopping onions can turn dangerous for patients with hemophilia, who lack the necessary proteins in their blood to stem the flow from a wound. People with severe hemophilia typically receive regular...
  • USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder

    USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder
    Three years ago, the United States Olympic Committee announced a sponsorship deal with DeVry University to provide either full scholarships or discounted tuition in programs for Olympic athletes at the for-profit school and its Keller Graduate School of...
  • A vitamin D variant may be key to treating deadly pancreatic cancer

    Pancreatic cancer is nasty, sneaky and nearly impervious to the effects of chemotherapy, and its dispiriting five-year survival rate of 6% has budged not at all in decades. But researchers at the Salk Institute in California reported this week that they...
  • First National Bank of Suffield hires new CFO

    Nancy Viggiano, president and CEO of the First National Bank of Suffield, welcomes Ronald J. Moccio, Jr. as senior vice president and CFO. Moccio takes the position upon the retirement in September of John Tinnirella, who served as the bank's chief...
  • BBHS's new principal strives for 'continuous improvement'

    Fred J. Barch, 52, is the new principal of Boynton Beach Community High School. Originally from Pennsylvania, Barch is married to Sandy and the couple has two children, Julia, 21 and Collin, 18, who recently graduated from Park Vista Community High...
  • Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore

    Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore
    Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear. As I...
  • Targeting advertising to shoppers can backfire

    It's no secret that consumers have long been using brands to help define their image. "For instance, wearing an official NBA jersey may help fans feel more committed, buying cage-free eggs at Whole Foods may reinforce a consumer's sense of social...
  • Finding your inner work identity

    Finding your inner work identity
    Even if you're off, Labor Day seems an appropriate time to think about work. Not so much the stresses and drags of it all, but the actual things we do as working people. Most of the time — either from busyness or as victims of rote behavior...
  • Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Pennsylvania books

    C.F. MARTIN & CO. 1 By Dick Boak (Arcadia Publishing, $21.99) C.F. Martin's family business has persevered from the Civil War through the present and remains the oldest maker of stringed instruments in the world, and the largest and most respected...
  • Day trips: Follow Ben Franklin's footsteps in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA — Wait. Isn't that ...? I was just entering Independence Hall Park in Philadelphia when the man strode past me, too quickly to see much more than a blur. An anachronism, this elderly gentleman in his heavy tan tailcoat and silver-...
  • New superintendent named for York Schools

    YORK — The York County School Board appointed a new superintendent for the York County School Division at its meeting Monday night — just a week before a new school year begins. Victor Shandor, who has more than 20 years of experience in...