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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Many teens have permanent ringing in the ears

    Many teens have permanent ringing in the ears
    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-...
  • More National Merit Scholarship winners announced

    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...
  • Memo: Appropriate office attire is a must

    Memo: Appropriate office attire is a must
    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...
  • Older working women may be healthier as a result

    Older working women may be healthier as a result
    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...