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  • Early, frequent antibiotic use linked to childhood obesity

    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...
  • 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...
  • Matured Tennessee transfer Chievous eager to resume basketball career at HU

    No one in Columbia, Mo., could have been surprised by Quinton Chievous' basketball gifts. He was built for the game, and his father is hoops royalty there, the University of Missouri's career scoring leader and a former first-round NBA draft choice. But...
  • Scientist Pursues Passion More Than Pay

    Scientist Pursues Passion More Than Pay
    GLASTONBURY — When you first walk into Thoughtventions Unlimited, it looks like the junky garage of a man with heavy-duty tinkering interests. There's a 25-year-old scanning electron microscope covered in dust. "Haven't used it in 10 years,"...
  • Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training

    Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training
    Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • Urology of Virginia adds physician to Virginia Beach cancer center

    Dr. Jack Lambert will see patients in the Paul F. Schellhammer Cancer Center, a division of Urology of Virginia. Lambert completed his surgical internship and urology residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School from 2008 to 2013. He stayed for...
  • 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry: Author brings great-grandfather's regiment to life

    At the mention of Gettysburg, Jeff Stocker fidgets in his chair. Stocker, wearing a gold necktie adorned with the likeness of Abraham Lincoln, turns to his left and tilts his head slightly toward the ceiling. A smile emerges from his gray goatee....