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  • Public university tuition is up, and the numbers zero in on why

    Public university tuition is up, and the numbers zero in on why
    Two reports released this weekend about how public universities are spending their money have sparked widespread outrage across the country. One, from the Chronicle of Higher Education, outlined executive compensation at public universities, revealing...
  • If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life

    If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life
    People who jogged or ran for as little as five minutes a day reduced their risk of premature death by nearly one-third and extended their lives by about three years, according to a new study. Researchers examined the exercise habits of more than 55,...
  • Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV

    Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV
    A comprehensive new look at how mothers fill their hours suggests it's time to revise the old saw "A man may work from sun to sun. But a woman's work is never done." The new saw should be, "24/7, there's something to see. Make your own bed, I'm watching...
  • National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Feb. 7; find a Peninsula testing site near you

    National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Feb. 7; find a Peninsula testing site near you
    The Peninsula metropolitan region has one of the highest HIV/AIDS rates in the country. Early diagnosis and treatment can cut the transmission rate by up to 90 percent, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Find out where you can get tested,...
  • No exercise, more than couch, tied to fat in kids

    No exercise, more than couch, tied to fat in kids
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For kids, time spent inactive seems less of a factor in higher body fat than does a lack of exercise, according to a new study. Researchers found that the more minutes kids spent exercising at the pace of a fast walk each day,...
  • Vision insurance tied to better eye health

    Vision insurance tied to better eye health
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults' eyesight may suffer irreversibly if they don't have vision insurance, suggests a new study that argues eye health should be a mandatory part of regular health insurance policies. Researchers found that people...
  • Laurel students named to dean's lists

    The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the fall semester at McDaniel College in Westminster: Brett Haas, honors; Gregory Nolen, honors; Shannon Nolte, highest honors; Mara Seibert, highest honors; and Samuel Whitfield,...
  • Four female Chinese directors to watch

    Four female Chinese directors to watch
    BEIJING — Eva Jin isn't the only female director making waves in China. This year alone, Zhao Wei's "So Young" made nearly $115 million and Xue Xiaolu's "Finding Mr. Right" took in $85 million. Shaoyi Sun, a professor of film and TV at Shanghai...
  • Ruth Patrick dies at 105; pioneer in freshwater ecosystem research

    Ruth Patrick dies at 105; pioneer in freshwater ecosystem research
    Ruth Patrick, a scientist whose research on freshwater ecosystems led to groundbreaking ways to measure pollution in rivers and streams, has died. She was 105. Patrick, recipient of dozens of the nation's top science awards including the National...
  • Former Westminster High ace prepares for career in medical field

    Former Westminster High ace prepares for career in medical field
    When the Major League Baseball season starts March 31, Brett Harman won't be on a pitcher's mound. Instead, the 23-year-old Westminster resident will be preparing for a career as a physician assistant. But Harman, who had a standout career at...
  • FDA panel recommends continued Avandia sales, with restrictions

    FDA panel recommends continued Avandia sales, with restrictions
    An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted to keep the diabetes drug Avandia on the market with a slate of restrictions on its use, and suggested that although evidence of the drug's safety problems may have been overblown,...