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  • Mary LeG. Fisher, homemaker

    Mary LeG. Fisher, a homemaker and volunteer, died Aug. 18 of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 96. The daughter of an attorney and the manager of the Baltimore Country Club, Mary LeGrand Slingluff was born in...
  • Vitamin D disappoints in trial for infant diarrhea

    Vitamin D disappoints in trial for infant diarrhea
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heavy supplementation of vitamin D did not reduce diarrheal illnesses among children aged three and younger in a large trial conducted in Kabul, Afghanistan. The results are disappointing in light of a body of research that...
  • In fight against infections, UIC researcher aims to scramble bacteria signals

     In fight against infections, UIC researcher aims to scramble bacteria signals
    Rather than destroying bacteria to fight infections, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher is trying to "tweak" their savvy communication networks and block the signals that lead to infection and disease. Researchers have known for several...
  • The case for Obamacare, courtesy of the Three Stooges

    The case for Obamacare, courtesy of the Three Stooges
    Sometimes, your TV delivers a surprise. Click it on, and the last channel you’d been watching comes to life again with something you would never have watched otherwise. Like the Three Stooges. What I saw on the TV screen didn’t look like a...
  • Hiroshi Yamauchi, who turned Nintendo into video-game giant, has died

    Hiroshi Yamauchi, who turned Nintendo into video-game giant, has died
    Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company's transition from traditional playing-card maker to video-game giant, has died. He was 85. Kyoto-based Nintendo said Yamauchi, who was also known for owning the...
  • Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85; chief of Nintendo

    Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85; chief of Nintendo
    Donkey Kong, Super Mario Brothers, Legend of Zelda: For Hiroshi Yamauchi, the hits kept coming — but he enjoyed none of them. "I have better things to do" than play video games, he told interviewers. Yamauchi, a gruff and uncompromising...
  • Cecil Fergerson dies at 82; LACMA curator advocated for minority artists

    Cecil Fergerson dies at 82; LACMA curator advocated for minority artists
    Cecil Fergerson, an art curator and activist who advocated for minority artists, got his first job right out of high school in a major museum. As a janitor. That was just about the only work available to African Americans in 1948 at the Los Angeles...
  • CDC chief Frieden: Valley fever a 'growing problem' in California

    CDC chief Frieden: Valley fever a 'growing problem' in California
    In an interview with The Times,  U.S. Centers for Disease Control  Director Dr. Thomas Frieden called valley fever "a big and growing problem" that presents "substantial" economic and health costs for Californians. The CDC chief -- along with...
  • Man with blue skin dies at 62: Unlikely his condition was responsible

    Man with blue skin dies at 62: Unlikely his condition was responsible
    Paul Karason, the man with blue skin and white beard, died this week. He was 62. Karason was being treated for pneumonia at the time of his death, and had also recently suffered a heart attack and a stroke, according to a report on Today.com. The...
  • Wartime romance

    Wartime romance
    Every love story should have a Jimmy Stewart moment. Tony and Doris Provenzano have theirs, and we'll get to it in a minute. They'll celebrate their 68th wedding anniversary in December. It's a marriage that overcame D-Day, not to mention hardship and...
  • PASSINGS: Patrice Chereau, Ernie Dunlevie, Marc Merson, Henry Guettel

     PASSINGS: Patrice Chereau, Ernie Dunlevie, Marc Merson, Henry Guettel
    Patrice Chereau Innovative director of opera, film, theater Patrice Chereau, 68, a celebrated French actor and director in film, theater and opera who was renowned for cutting-edge productions, died Monday in Paris of complications related to...