| Aug 14, 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,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:11 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:58 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in five high schoolers has permanent ringing in the ears, and few take measures to protect their ears from loud music, according to a new study.
Those numbers are surprisingly similar to results of a study of college-...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Three more Newport Beach students were named National Merit Scholars this week, bringing the city's total this year to six.
Liana Korber and Tiffany Silverstein, from the private Sage Hill School, were selected along with Kelsey Christensen, from...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Chelsea Lanzoni was on her way from the lacrosse fields of Vanderbilt University to a summer internship at National Geographic in Washington, but her first stop was a dressing room at Nordstrom Rack in Annapolis.
"I had, literally, nothing to wear," she...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:34 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women who work tend be in better health than their unemployed counterparts, according to a new study from South Korea.
Researchers found that employed postmenopausal women were about 34 percent less likely to...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:18 PM
I like to run. Apparently, this gets me high.
Last year, researchers at the University of Arizona published a study in the Journal of Experimental Biology examining the "neurobiological rewards" of treadmill running in 10 humans, eight dogs and eight...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using sunscreen every day may help protect against aging skin, according to a new study from Australia.
Although the benefits of sunscreen are well know when it comes to preventing sunburns and lowering skin cancer risks,...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:57 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The president of Ohio State University said Notre Dame was never invited to join the Big Ten conference because the university's priests are not good partners, joking that "those damn Catholics" can't be trusted, according to a...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:10 AM
A recent study suggests that kindergarten teachers spend too much time teaching students skills they already know. Specifically, teachers reported spending as much as 13 days a month on counting and basic shapes, even though 95 percent of children can...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:03 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Parents whose children are struggling with math often view intense tutoring as the best way to help them master crucial skills, but a new study released on Monday suggests that for some kids even that is a lost cause.