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  • 17 candidates vie for judicial seats in Orange-Osceola circuit

    17 candidates vie for judicial seats in Orange-Osceola circuit
    When they go to the polls Aug. 26, voters in Orange and Osceola counties will have the opportunity to dramatically reshape the local judiciary, deciding among 17 candidates for eight seats on the circuit bench. The biggest-spending race pits Diana...
  • Medication errors may be common after hospital discharge

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than half of heart patients in a new U.S. study made mistakes taking their medications or misunderstood instructions given to them after being discharged from the hospital. Those with the lowest "health literacy" were...
  • Digital Lab for Manufacturing requests research proposals

     Digital Lab for Manufacturing requests research proposals
    Larry Howard waited patiently at his booth for questions from the 200 people who attended a daylong workshop hosted by the Digital Lab for Manufacturing. The event in Chicago was packed with information about a Department of Defense-funded project...
  • Medical sleuths seek patients with mystery diseases, offer new tools

    Medical sleuths seek patients with mystery diseases, offer new tools
    Everyone loves a medical mystery, except the afflicted patient and his or her family who shuffle from doctor to doctor in search of an explanation for a disorder whose name, origin, prognosis and cure are all unknown. Now, the National Institutes of...
  • Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case

    Morgan State under federal investigation for handling of sexual assault case
    The U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into Morgan State University's handling of a reported sexual assault, as the number of colleges nationwide facing scrutiny for their response to sexual violence allegations grows. The...
  • John Albright, chief legal officer, Hub International

    John Albright, chief legal officer, Hub International
    John Albright, 47, has joined Hub International, a Chicago-based insurance brokerage, risk advisory and employee benefits firm, as chief legal officer.  In his new role, Albright will oversee Hub’s global legal and compliance functions. Albright...
  • U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases

    U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases
    The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education. Both schools have...
  • Keeping students safe [Editorial]

    Keeping students safe  [Editorial]
    The horrifying statistics on rape and sexual assault on college campuses in this country speak for themselves. Studies show that about one in five undergraduate women has experienced such an attack or an attempted attack at some point during their college...
  • Texas gay marriage: Two friends who took opposite sides in the courtroom

    HOUSTON — Mark Phariss almost didn’t file the lawsuit that led a judge to overturn the Texas ban on same-sex marriage this week. One reason: Phariss, a Dallas corporate lawyer seeking to marry his partner of several years, has long been...
  • Sheldon Hackney dies at 79; educator chaired endowment for humanities

    Sheldon Hackney, an educator and historian who served as president of Tulane University and the University of Pennsylvania before becoming chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has died. He was 79. Hackney died Thursday at his home on...
  • Study shows men just as likely to be depressed as women

    Study shows men just as likely to be depressed as women
    Depression can look very different in men and women. And many of its hallmarks — rage, risk-taking, substance abuse and even workaholism — can hide in plain sight. Now researchers say that when these symptoms are factored into a diagnosis,...