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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Texas gay marriage: Two friends who took opposite sides in the courtroom

    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...
  • Star struck? Here's where to go

    Star struck? Here's where to go
    If you became enthralled by happenings in the sky after watching last week's solar event, the transit of Venus in which the planet treks across the face of the sun, head to the observatories in the following cities for more stargazing. -Nashville...
  • Social support cuts breast cancer deaths by almost half

    Being loved and feeling loved can help prevent a recurrence of cancer and reduce fatality rates among those battling the disease, offers a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. A strong social support system can play a large role in...
  • Supplements for depression: What the research reveals

    Supplements for depression: What the research reveals
    Struggling with the black dog of depression? The supplement aisle abounds with options for people seeking a non-medicinal remedy — but figuring out what works and what doesn't can be a challenge for consumers and experts alike. That's because...
  • Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley

    Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley
    Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley, former director of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, who had also been associate dean for academic affairs, died Dec. 7 of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Roland...
  • In the memory of one, it spread to many

     In the memory of one, it spread to many
    SANTA ANA —The convoy made its way across the street and up the stairs with 12-year-old Bella Anderson bringing up the rear with four oversized Nordstrom shopping bags stuffed with presents. At Apartment 103 — the number scribbled on the door...
  • Thomson Reuters list of top 100 hospitals

    Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance. The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
  • Soy may not protect against stomach cancer

    Soy may not protect against stomach cancer
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Estrogen-like compounds that come with a soy-rich diet are sometimes linked to a reduced risk of cancer, but new research from Japan suggests that protection doesn't extend to stomach cancer. In a study that tried to tease...