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  • Colleges urged to screen more for depression

    Colleges urged to screen more for depression
    For many young people, the excitement of attending college is often followed by the stress brought on by new challenges. "There's definitely a lot of anxiety and homesickness that comes with going to college for the first time, especially when going to...
  • Some nutrients can stave off vision loss and eye disease that occurs as we age

    Some nutrients can stave off vision loss and eye disease that occurs as we age
    Even if you are reading this without glasses, it's not too early to start taking your eye vitamins. Some nutrients can stave off the burdensome vision loss and eye disease that occur as we age, mounting research suggests. But claims by supplement...
  • School lunch blogger 'Mrs. Q' drops anonymity

    School lunch blogger 'Mrs. Q' drops anonymity
    Sarah Wu does not look like a troublemaker. The slight, blond mom comes off, by her own admission, as "a super nice person … without a bad word to say." That may be why the speech pathologist was able to crank out an incisive daily blog...
  • Unusual arrangement for U. of I. sports

    Unusual arrangement for U. of I. sports
    The University of Illinois in June announced a massive fundraising campaign for financial aid assistance, its latest effort to help struggling students pay for college. But a potential source of money remains committed to the university division so flush...
  • Defining where words come from

    Defining where words come from
    When your former governor and your favorite Sudanese embassy-protesting movie star head to the clink the same week, it's time to rethink how you talk about prison. Starting with the word "prison." Boring! And really, clink? We can do better than that....
  • Obese children, government intervention

    Obese children, government intervention
    Marla Richter comes from, to use her term, a "fat family." Her mom was fat, as are her kids and most of her grandkids. So a recent case hit home: A 219-pound Cleveland third-grader was taken from his mother by child welfare officials, in part, because...
  • Steve Jobs dies at 56; Apple's co-founder transformed computers and culture

    Steve Jobs dies at 56; Apple's co-founder transformed computers and culture
    Steven P. Jobs, the charismatic technology pioneer who co-founded Apple Inc. and transformed one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies, has died. He was 56. Apple announced the death of Jobs — whose legacy...
  • Panama City Beach banking on spring break rebound

    Panama City Beach banking on spring break rebound
    Spring break T-shirts, beer cozies, thong bikinis and Mardi Gras beads fill the shelves at the Paradise Found store on Panama City Beach. The shop is hiring extra staff and will maintain extended hours through March and April. "Now we are just waiting,"...
  • Cost of a good night's sleep

    Cost of a good night's sleep
    When it comes to sleeping peacefully at night, it's not so much about the money under the mattress as the money invested in the mattress — and in white noise machines, blackout shades and medicinal sleep aids. The long list of sleep-time...
  • Part 1: Love, then tragedy

    The girl in the road didn't move as the headlights swept over her. She wore a long blue dress that was soaked from the rain, and her feet were bare. The approaching driver slowed and reached for her cell phone, thinking the girl might have been in an...
  • Lawrence S. Eagleburger dies at 80; former secretary of State

    Lawrence S. Eagleburger, the wisecracking, chain-smoking diplomat who charmed both Republicans and Democrats, handled tense assignments during the first Persian Gulf War and rose up the ranks to become secretary of State toward the end of President George...