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  • Ann M. Rayner, Laureate director

    Ann M. Rayner, Laureate director
    Ann M. Rayner, who worked for Laureate Education Inc. in Baltimore for a decade, died Oct. 4 of brain cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 53. Ann Marie Ritter was born in Waterloo, N.Y., and raised in Seneca Falls, N.Y., where she...
  • Paul Kurtz dies at 86; secular humanist philosopher

    Philosopher Paul Kurtz was called many unflattering names during his long career, including "Satanic free-thinker" and "dangerous corrupter of young minds." But the name some of his critics considered most damning was the one he most prized. They called...
  • Charles Rosen dies at 85; pianist wrote 'The Classical Style'

    Charles Rosen dies at 85; pianist wrote 'The Classical Style'
    Charles Rosen, the renowned pianist and prolific writer whose award-winning book "The Classical Style" has been read by music students around the world, has died. He was 85. The New York-born musician had been suffering from cancer and died Sunday...
  • Flavor-flipping neutrinos: Key to universe's anti-matter mystery?

    Flavor-flipping neutrinos: Key to universe's anti-matter mystery?
    Using an underground neutrino detector in Japan, physicists may have found the key to answering a fundamental question: Why does our universe, as we know it, exist at all? Scientists have caught tiny, ghostlike particles called neutrinos in the act of...
  • Some new moms swear by consuming baby's placenta

     Some new moms swear by consuming baby's placenta
    Molly Halper never dreamed she'd consume her baby's placenta, an organ that serves as a link between mother and fetus and is usually discarded after birth. "My husband and I used to make jokes" about people who did that, said Halper, who lives in...
  • Nearsighted kids may get worse in winter

    Nearsighted kids may get worse in winter
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For nearsighted children in Denmark, vision deteriorated faster when days were shortest and more slowly during the summer months, according to a new study looking into whether daylight may slow kids' vision loss. "Most...
  • Related story: In Colorado, gun control advocates cite caveats amid NRA win

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- There is a danger in drawing overly broad conclusions from any one election, especially an off-year election. That would apply even more to an election as singular as Colorado's unprecedented recall vote. Exercising a 100-...
  • Do men and women view drunkenness the same way?

    Do men and women view drunkenness the same way?
    At what point would you consider someone to be just "tipsy" as opposed to "hammered" on alcohol? The answer, it turns out, depends on whether you're a man or a woman. In a study published online Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical &...
  • Are recession babies prone to be delinquent teens?

    Are recession babies prone to be delinquent teens?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new analysis of data on U.S. teens born during the early 1980s ties slightly higher rates of adolescent smoking, drinking, arrests and thefts to macroeconomic conditions during the first year of life. What was "striking...
  • Lifestyle change may ease heart risk from job stress

    Lifestyle change may ease heart risk from job stress
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Being under stress at work is tied to a higher risk of heart problems, new research confirms - but putting down the beer bottle and going for a walk may help. Researchers found that job strain - defined as having a lot of...
  • The kind of education you can't get from books

    The kind of education you can't get from books
    In her delicious memoir "The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker," Janet Groth recalls her more than two decades (1957-1978) as a receptionist on the 18th floor of America’s most storied magazine. During her early years at the publication...