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  • Norman Nie, political scientist and entrepreneur, dies at 72

     Norman Nie, political scientist and entrepreneur, dies at 72
    Norman H. Nie, who taught for many years at the University of Chicago, was an award-winning researcher on U.S. political behavior and public opinion whose creation of a software package to help him analyze data turned into a billion-dollar business that...
  • William (Bill) Laird StablerJuly 10, 1925 - April 2, 2015

    William (Bill) Laird Stabler<br/>July 10, 1925 - April 2, 2015
    William [Bill] Laird Stabler, 89, of Newport Beach, CA passed away on April 2nd with his family by his side. He was a consummate waterman, one of the first board-surfers in the 1940’s and 50’s.  He maintained a lifelong touch with the ocean...
  • Why whole-genome testing hurts more than it helps

    President Obama proposes to plunk down $215 million on "precision medicine," and the National Institutes of Health and its National Cancer Institute will spend it by sequencing the whole genome of a million or more Americans. Is whole-genome testing the...
  • Report: Delays, staffing shortages at Maryland VA medical centers

    Report: Delays, staffing shortages at Maryland VA medical centers
    The Veterans Health Administration medical center in Cecil County was so understaffed that at one point, federal investigators report, three doctors were caring for 5,000 patients. "I am not able to think of any acceptable or practical way to do all that...
  • One of 'Stinner's Stars' is holding a charity softball tournament to strike out ovarian cancer

    One of 'Stinner's Stars' is holding a charity softball tournament to strike out ovarian cancer
    Jennifer Glose played softball at Allen High School for Ed Stinner in the late 1980s, in an era when the Chicks were one of the best programs in the area and state. Like dozens of other players who played for Stinner at both Allen and Parkland, Glose is...
  • Kenneth Houston Kraft Jr.: Businessman saw beauty in all people

    Kenneth Houston Kraft Jr.: Businessman saw beauty in all people
    Beneath the Spanish moss draped over Winter Park's signature brick-paved streets, Kenneth Kraft Jr. might have been found in quiet reverie about the beauty that existed all around him. Just as he stooped for the Sanibel Island shells he would add to his...
  • East Windsor Family Takes Lung Cancer Fight One Step At A Time With Dad

    East Windsor Family Takes Lung Cancer Fight One Step At A Time With Dad
    EAST WINDSOR – Chris Chase won't let the advanced stages of lung cancer slow him down, according to his family. His plan to race up the stairs at City Place I in Hartford Saturday is proof. Chase, 53, hasn't smoked a cigarette in his life,...
  • Cook County to provide safety information at Earth/Arbor Day Celebration

    The Cook County Department of Environmental Control will participate in Northbrook's Earth/Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Village Green. The department will provide information on resources available to residents,...
  • How two friends died when they couldn't pay for health care

    How two friends died when they couldn't pay for health care
    Am I the only person in South Florida who has known people who died because they couldn't afford health care? I doubt it, but we don't share their stories, and that anonymity makes it all too easy for our elected officials in Tallahassee to detach the...
  • Tips: What you need to know about the dangers of and testing for radon

    Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas. It is dangerous because we cannot notice it with our senses. Radon can come into homes through cracks in basement floors or foundations, cracks around service pipes, floor drains, and dirt floors....
  • Don't wait until it's too late to discuss your medical care

    Don't wait until it's too late to discuss your medical care
    “Mr. B is a 76-year-old Vietnam veteran presenting with profound left sided weakness.” No matter what information was about to follow this opening sentence, I knew this patient was definitely in harm’s way. Sure enough, as the...