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  • Stomachaches In Kids Linked To Anxiety In Adulthood

    Stomachaches In Kids Linked To Anxiety In Adulthood
    Anxiety is common in children who frequently get stomachaches, but a new study shows that these kids might continue to have anxiety in adulthood, long after the abdominal pain is gone. Researchers tracked about 330 children with abdominal pain that...
  • Jean Bethke Elshtain, 1941-2013

    Jean Bethke Elshtain, 1941-2013
    Jean Bethke Elshtain didn't seek out controversies. She simply wanted people to consider the consequences of their actions. A provocative ethicist and political philosopher at the University of Chicago, Mrs. Elshtain supported the U.S. war on terror,...
  • After an ICU stay, cognitive loss is common, study says

    Two-thirds of patients sick enough to land in a hospital intensive care unit come away from the experience with substantial mental deficits, a new study has found. The new research, which quantifies a phenomenon long observed by critical-care...
  • Quicker heart treatment hasn't lowered deaths: study

    Quicker heart treatment hasn't lowered deaths: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A good hospital will get heart attack victims into an operating room and get their clogged artery open within 90 minutes. But a new study shows that shortening that time even further does not significantly lower the risk of...
  • Outspoken Naval Academy professor investigated

    Outspoken Naval Academy professor investigated
    An outspoken English professor at the Naval Academy has been removed from the classroom following complaints from midshipmen, academy officials confirmed Monday. The academy would not elaborate on the nature of the complaints about Bruce Fleming, a...
  • St. Mary's group presents new wage proposal

    St. Mary's group presents new wage proposal
    A group of faculty and students at St. Mary's College of Maryland, which charges the highest in-state tuition of Maryland's public institutions, is advocating a new wage structure it says would keep student costs down by establishing a "living wage" for...
  • Kids of gay and lesbian parents lag on insurance

    Kids of gay and lesbian parents lag on insurance
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids with same-sex parents are less likely to have private insurance than those with opposite-sex married parents, according to a new study. But some of those differences go away when states allow same-sex marriage or civil...
  • Planet-hunting Kepler reveals secret code hidden in starlight

    Planet-hunting Kepler reveals secret code hidden in starlight
    Using data from the planet-hunting Kepler space telescope, astronomers have discovered a telltale "flicker" pattern in a distant star’s light -- an interstellar Morse code that reveals hidden but crucial information about its mass and volume....
  • Women may have harder concussion recovery than men

    Women may have harder concussion recovery than men
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After a concussion, women tend to have worse symptoms than men. That's the case even when athletes were injured playing the same sport, according to a new study of young soccer players. Some recent studies have found gender...
  • Louis Simpson dies at 89; Pulitzer-winning poet

    Louis Simpson dies at 89; Pulitzer-winning poet
    "A poet," Louis Simpson once wrote, "should wish for enough unhappiness to keep him writing." Simpson may not have wished for trouble, but he kept writing for 60 years — spare, powerful poems about war, infidelity, suburban alienation and other...
  • Wear a helmet: It's worth it

    Wear a helmet: It's worth it
    Two weeks later and the muscles in my neck are still sore. It wasn't my fault. She took a sharp turn right into me without looking, clipped my skis and sent me spinning. I ended up falling backward downhill and smashing the back of my head hard...