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  • Low vaccination rates in some schools raise outbreak risks

    Low vaccination rates in some schools raise outbreak risks
    Clusters of children without their required vaccinations in about 200 Illinois schools are raising the chances of school-based outbreaks of serious preventable diseases such as measles and whooping cough, a Tribune analysis of state data has found. The...
  • That bad attitude? Blame the birth month

    That bad attitude? Blame the birth month
    If you don't believe in horoscopes, you're in step with science. But that's not the same as saying the season of your birth cannot affect your fate. Hundreds of studies, published in peer-reviewed journals, have suggested that the month a person is born...
  • Classically Trained: Philharmonic Society announces 2012-13 season lineup

    The Philharmonic Society of Orange County has announced its 2012-13 season lineup that's going to be bringing a few A-list classical stars to local audiences. Among the highlights is cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Itzhak Perlman and the Los Angeles...
  • Small Wonders: Morality just a matter of chemistry?

    Good and Evil. Nurture versus Nature. Survival of the nicest or survival of the fittest. Morality: our conformity to the rules of right conduct and virtue. It’s long been territory only for philosophers, theologians and newspaper columnists...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Davis, Dick Anthony Williams, Ric Waite

    PASSINGS: Michael Davis, Dick Anthony Williams, Ric Waite
    Michael Davis Bassist for rock band MC5 Michael Davis, 68, the bassist of influential late 1960s rock band MC5, died Friday of liver failure at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, Calif., said his wife, Angela Davis. The Motor City Five, later known as MC5,...
  • A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'

     A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'
    RICHMOND – When Majorie was 8 years old in the early 1930s, she came home from school in the Texas community she grew up in to find her mother and a friend talking about a neighbor woman who had just died, leaving four children behind. "This...
  • Renato Dulbecco dies at 97; 1975 Nobel Prize winner in medicine

    Renato Dulbecco dies at 97; 1975 Nobel Prize winner in medicine
    Dr. Renato Dulbecco, an Italian American virologist who shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for demonstrating how certain types of viruses invade mammalian cells to cause cancer, died of natural causes Sunday at his home in La Jolla....
  • Start-up spotlight: Dollar Shave Club offers monthly razor supply

    Start-up spotlight: Dollar Shave Club offers monthly razor supply
    A Santa Monica start-up wants to take the financial pain out of shaving. Dollar Shave Club is a new membership-only website that promises to “shave time, shave money” by sending customers a shipment of razor blades automatically every month....
  • Support groups around Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group — Second Thursday, 7-9 p.m. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients or those who have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's. Learn about the disease, what to expect and how to cope. The Bain...
  • Van Deusen named Rotary Club president

    Jay Van Deusen, owner of Van Deusen Construction Company and Rainbow International of Northeast Maryland, has been named President of the Rotary Club of Bel Air. Van Deusen, a member of the 50-person organization for six years, served as president elect...
  • On the road: One woman's quest to meet all her Facebook friends

    On the road: One woman's quest to meet all her Facebook friends
    As 2011 dawned, ArLynn Leiber Presser made a New Year's resolution: Somehow, she would get face-to-face with every one of her 325 Facebook friends, over the next 365 days, across three continents. The reason? In the language of Facebook, "It's...