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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Dimensions names Lisa Goodlett new chief financial officer

    Dimensions Healthcare System has named Lisa Goodlett as chief financial officer, reporting to President and CEO Neil Moore. Her duties include leadership in planning, analysis, patient financial services and budgeting, and overseeing the strategic...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • New species of hammerhead shark confirmed

    New species of hammerhead shark confirmed
    The discovery of a new species of hammerhead shark may sound like bad news for swimmers. But shark bites are rare, and it turns out this may be worse news for sharks. The shark, as yet unnamed, closely resembles the scalloped hammerhead shark, a species...
  • Doubts surface as police sharply increase Taser use

    Doubts surface as police sharply increase Taser use
    The traffic stop began peacefully three hours into New Year's Day 2010, with the woman driving the SUV telling the officer that she hadn't been drinking and her husband merrily exclaiming he was the source of the alcohol smell. But the situation soured...
  • Should the Ripkens accept a scholarship?

    It was exciting to hear that Ryan Ripken received a full scholarship to attend the University of South Carolina ("O's draft one more Ripken — Cal's son," June 7). How proud parents Cal Ripken Jr. and Kelly Ripken must be. But, wouldn't it have...
  • Chicago Fed chief thinks data is in his corner when it comes to changing policy

    Chicago Fed chief  thinks data is in his corner when it comes to changing policy
    Charles Evans believes the nation's unemployment rate is unacceptably high, and he has a plan to get Americans back to work. In an election year, this sounds like political rhetoric. But Evans isn't running for office. As president and chief executive...
  • TV remotes among dirtiest items in hotels: study

    TV remotes among dirtiest items in hotels: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The next time you stay in a hotel, you might want to bring some extra hand-sanitizer. A study on contamination levels in hotel rooms led by the University of Houston, presented on Sunday at the American Society of Microbiology,...