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  • Wife 'heartbroken' at death blamed on meningitis

    Wife 'heartbroken' at death blamed on meningitis
    Eddie Lovelace's symptoms were subtle at first, almost imperceptible -- a headache now and then, a little dizzinessin the first week of September. A healthy 78-year-old circuit court judge in Albany, Kentucky, Lovelace didn't want to go to the doctor,...
  • Green tea drinkers show lower cancer risks

    Green tea drinkers show lower cancer risks
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older women who regularly drink green tea may have slightly lower risks of colon, stomach and throat cancers than women who make no time for tea, a large study suggests. Researchers found that of more than 69,000 Chinese women...
  • Mia Loizeaux, advertising account manager

    Mia Loizeaux, advertising account manager
    Mia Loizeaux, whose four-year struggle with a rare form of cancer shaped her determination to become an oncology nurse and help others similarly afflicted, died Thursday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 31. The daughter...
  • For the forgetful in menopause, brain works harder to keep up

    For the forgetful in menopause, brain works harder to keep up
    Around the time of menopause, many women complain of mental slippage. But, as if to inflict some perverse trick upon them, cognitive scientists have found that they actually perform no more poorly than women who do not have such complaints. (Reassuring in...
  • McManus: Presidential crystal balls

    McManus: Presidential crystal balls
    Unemployment is mired at 9%, and President Obama's poll ratings are mired too. Democrats are dispirited. Republicans are fired up and ready to go. Activists on both the right and the left are demanding change. So is there any way Obama can win reelection...
  • A hard road for the poor in need of cars

    A hard road for the poor in need of cars
    No car, no work. "Let's remember that California is a highway state, and having a reliable car is a key component in helping an individual find and retain a job," he said. Gilbert Perez would love to have a car. He spends two to four hours a day...
  • U-46 expert disagrees with others in racial bias trial

     
    An expert in gifted education on Tuesday refuted previous testimony that Elgin-based School District U-46’s programs discriminated against minority students. Carolyn Callahan, a University of …...
  • D203 seeks answers after ‘significant drop’ in some test scores

     
    Naperville District 203 officials are looking for answers after a “significant drop” in test scores for black students at the district's two high schools. School …...
  • Three Elmhurst College Alumni Receive 2011 Founders Medal

     
    Educators William and Joyce Fraccaro and neurologist Richard Nyako are recognized for ‘paying it forward’ through their professional and philanthropic work Elmhurst College has awarded …...
  • 2013 Graduate School Rankings Released Today

     
    U.S.News & World Report released its annual list of top graduate schools this morning and a number of Florida programs earned a spot within the 2013 national rankings. University of Florida's School of Education, for example, ranks 34th in the country &#...
  • Orange honors 97 seniors admitted to top colleges

     
    The Orange County School Board is recognizing tonight its top one percent — nearly 100 students admitted to top colleges from amongst about 10,000 high school graduates this year. The district's traditional high schools provided the names of their...