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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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  • Man's (and woman's) best friend

    Man's (and woman's) best friend
    My friends and I have been saying for years that when it comes to genuine caring, to loyalty and to good judgment, many dogs actually behave better than many people. For example, one cannot buy a dog's love and loyalty with toys and treats, but, sadly,...
  • Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists

    Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on? A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says, "That's about the age...
  • Early, frequent antibiotic use linked to childhood obesity

    Parents and pediatricians will often reach for antibiotics to treat middle ear infections, strep throat, fevers and other common ailments of childhood. But new research suggests that doing so, and prescribing broad-spectrum antibiotics in particular,...
  • Betty G. Bertaux, Children's Chorus of Md. founder

    Betty G. Bertaux, Children's Chorus of Md. founder
    Betty G. Bertaux, a composer and music educator who was the founder of the Children's Chorus of Maryland that grew to become a prototype for community children's choruses, died Oct. 10 at her home in Naples, Fla., of pancreatic cancer. She was 76....
  • Reports: Dinosaurs and giant reptiles battled each other, say Virginia Tech scientists

    Reports: Dinosaurs and giant reptiles battled each other, say Virginia Tech scientists
    The University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech researchers have new evidence that land-based dinosaurs not only came into contact with, but battled water-based giant reptiles. The story is being reported by the University of Tennessee as well as several...
  • Generic discount drug programs getting wider use

    Generic discount drug programs getting wider use
    Nearly a quarter of those eligible for programs offering discounts on generic medications are using the benefits, according to a new study. That's up from less than 4 percent in 2007, a year after the programs were launched, and more minorities are...
  • Hollis Pruitt's poetic legacy to Hampton Roads

    Hollis Pruitt's poetic legacy to Hampton Roads
    The Hampton Roads writing community is mourning the loss of local poet and educator Hollis E. Pruitt who died on April 14. Pruitt, a native of Mississippi but long-time Hampton Roads resident, served in the U.S. Army and earned a bachelor's degree in...
  • Navy football player Will McKamey remembered as a hard worker who wanted to help people

    Navy football player Will McKamey remembered as a hard worker who wanted to help people
    Will McKamey was the valedictorian of his small high school class and often talked about going to medical school at Vanderbilt after he served his commitment to Navy. McKamey saw it as a way to help people, said Rob Hammond, the headmaster of Grace...
  • NLRB says Northwestern football players can unionize. Will others follow?

    It's hard to imagine how the National Labor Relations Board could become any less popular among Republicans, but it certainly seems to be trying. On Wednesday, Peter Sung Ohr, the board's regional director in Chicago, ruled that football players at...
  • A. Richard Grossman dies at 81; surgeon founded burn-treatment center

    A. Richard Grossman dies at 81; surgeon founded burn-treatment center
    Dr. A. Richard Grossman, a renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon who four decades ago pioneered the comprehensive care of burn patients in Sherman Oaks and established what became the nation's largest private burn-treatment center, has died. He...
  • UM supercomputer to boost complex research

    UM supercomputer to boost complex research
    Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park need more than a laptop, a room of standard servers or even a supercomputer dubbed Deepthought to tackle research exploring Saturn's rings, the earliest galaxies, fire dynamics and drug-resistant...