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  • Rotary International names attorney John Hewko as its new top executive

     
    Rotary International has named John Hewko, an attorney with extensive international experience in both the private and public sectors, to be the global humanitarian service …...
  • Rotary International World Headquarters Displays End Polio Pledge

     
    What do Italy’s Trevi Fountain, India’s Charminar monument, the New York Stock Exchange, and Rotary International World Headquarters in Evanston have in common? During the …...
  • UCF researcher gets grant to develop vaccines in capsule form

     
    The University of Central Florida delivered some exciting news this morning: One of its most accomplished scientists has earned a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a polio vaccine in capsule form. For the last decade, UCF...
  • Flash! Facebook causes teen drinking! (Until you read the fine print)

     
    Teens who use social media are five times likelier to use tobacco, three times likelier to drink alcohol and twice as likely to try marijuana, says Columbia University's National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse after conducting a survey of......
  • "Nemesis" by Phillip Roth

    "Nemesis" by Phillip Roth
    "Nemesis" By Philip Roth Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26, 304 pages It's difficult to avoid opening a review of the latest novel from Philip Roth without a remark or two about his prodigious production. He and Joyce Carol Oates appear to be neck and...
  • 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...
  • Editorial: It's important to immunize

    A new school year is just around the corner here in Newport-Mesa, and education officials are alerting parents that a new law requires students entering grades 7-12 to get a whooping cough booster shot. Incidents of whooping cough have exploded in the...
  • UCF lands two NIH grants worth $5.5 million for hemophilia research

    UCF lands two NIH grants worth $5.5 million for hemophilia research
    An innovative UCF scientist has helped land two NIH grants totaling $5.5 million, the University of Central Florida announced Friday. The National Institutes of Health funding will be used to research a better treatment for hemophilia, the life-...
  • Elinor W. Bodian

    Elinor W. Bodian
    Elinor W. Bodian, who worked as a medical illustrator at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for 40 years and was also an abstract painter, died Sept. 16 of heart disease at her Roland Park Place home. She was 90. The daughter of a...
  • Leader of Asian American Institute seeks to unite communities into political bloc

     Leader of Asian American Institute seeks to unite communities into political bloc
    In many ways, Asian-Americans have done remarkably well in achieving the American dream of going to college, working at a good job and earning a nice living.    Take Tuyet Le, who came to the United States as a Vietnamese refugee when she was 3 years...
  • Community & Clubs: Rotary convention features Bill Gates

    As you read this column, I am attending the 2011 Rotary International Convention in New Orleans. More than 20,000 Rotarians have come to New Orleans from over 180 countries, including dozens of Rotarians from Costa Mesa and Irvine. President-elects...