| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
PHILADELPHIA On a perfect November Saturday afternoon, when they could have been pumping iron at the gym or hanging out with friends over a couple of pale ales, half a dozen men slipped through the back entrance to a Spartan yoga studio on the main drag...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:47 AM
College students who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs, researchers from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania found in a study of hundreds of students in Bangalore, India.
Their results, recently released...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Bruce Dern runs.
Almost every day.
He has run most of his life. A track star at New Trier Township High School in Winnetka in the late 1950s, he tried out for the Olympic team in 1956 (but finished ninth in his division). On camera, though, Dern,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Some women who are depressed as they move toward menopause may notice their symptoms fading or disappearing after a few years, a new study suggests.
Researchers found the proportion of women who reported having depression symptoms dropped consistently,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:19 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a large U.S. study, people who tended to get less than six hours of sleep nightly were more likely to have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and to be obese.
The research is the first to look at differences in...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It's run by a couple of twentysomethings with no prior business experience. And it has never made a cent.
Yet investors are fighting for the opportunity to throw hundreds of millions at the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:07 PM
While most Americans have been focusing on the recent problems surrounding the rollout of the new healthcare.gov website, another health insurance story has been largely overlooked. Last month, just as Medicare's open enrollment period was set to begin,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:26 AM
When it comes to evolutionary debates, this one is a major dogfight.
Since the time of Charles Darwin, scientists have argued over the origin of domesticated dogs, speculating wildly about how, when and where a toothy, flesh-eating beast was first...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Eleanor E. O'Donnell, a retired civil engineer who tutored Hispanic immigrants, died Nov. 7 of heart failure at her Tuscany-Canterbury home. She was 96.
The daughter of an ironworker and a homemaker, the former Eleanor Elizabeth Doney was born and raised...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Movies aimed at teenagers now include more scenes of gun violence than films made for adults, new research shows.
In 2012, box office hits that received a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Assn. of America contained an average of more than 2.5...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:39 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older men who take testosterone are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke or die over the next few years, new research indicates.
The study included men who were in their early 60s, on average. Most of them already...