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  • Donald Morton dies at 79; renowned cancer surgeon and researcher

    Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...
  • The global grip of cigarette smoking

    Fifty years ago this month, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry announced the bombshell conclusions of a new report to a crowded room of journalists: Cigarette smoking causes lung cancer, is associated with other deadly illnesses and warrants remedial...
  • Loving Robert Louis Stevenson

    Loving Robert Louis Stevenson
    When her best-selling debut novel, "Loving Frank" — about Mamah Borthwick Cheney and her notorious extramarital affair with architect Frank Lloyd Wright — appeared in 2007, Nancy Horan seems to have ushered in a new literary genre. Since...
  • Oscars: Yilmaz Erdogan Hopes 'Butterfly's Dream' Will Open Doors for Local Bizzers

    Director, actor and poet Yilmaz Erdogan made a big splash in 2001 with his first feature, "Vizontele," a hit comedy about TV arriving in an isolated southeastern Turkish township in 1974 and becoming a symbol for the struggle between secular and religious...
  • The State Health Department's Disturbing Deficiencies

    A report by state auditors paints a disturbing picture of the Connecticut Department of Public Health. Among the 33 deficiencies listed in the recently released report — nearly double the number in the previous analysis, released in December...
  • AIDS healthcare group takes new approach to city's health services

    AIDS healthcare group takes new approach to city's health services
    A high-profile AIDS healthcare organization is attempting to soften its approach after meeting pitched opposition to a ballot measure that would require the city of Los Angeles to set up its own health department. AIDS Healthcare Foundation collected...
  • A jewel of charm city [Commentary]

    A jewel of charm city [Commentary]
    Tucked away among many vacant houses on the 200 block of West Lexington Street, is one of the jewels of Charm City: the headquarters of Catholic Relief Services, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year by highlighting stories of its faithful...
  • Nicholas Delbanco's 'Art of Youth' studies talent cut short

    Nicholas Delbanco's 'Art of Youth' studies talent cut short
    "There are no second acts in American life," F. Scott Fitzgerald observed acidly in his unfinished final novel, "The Love of the Last Tycoon." It is, of course, an ironic statement, for "The Last Tycoon" was nothing if not a second act sort of project...
  • Phoenix flight passengers told to get precautionary tuberculosis test

    Phoenix flight passengers told to get precautionary tuberculosis test
    Dozens of passengers on a weekend US Airways Express flight have been told to get tuberculosis tests and possible vaccinations after a passenger in a face mask was taken off of the plane in Phoenix. The Maricopa County Department of Public Health was...
  • New York train that derailed was going 82 mph into a 30-mph curve

    New York train that derailed was going 82 mph into a 30-mph curve
    NEW YORK -- A passenger train that derailed in New York City, killing four people, was traveling 82 mph as it entered a curve where the speed limit is 30 mph, and the brakes were not fully applied until seconds before the cars came to a stop off the...
  • Would taller buildings ruin the Washington, D.C., skyline?

    WASHINGTON--Will visitors to the nation’s capital still be able to see a skyline that includes the Washington Monument, the U.S. Capitol and other national landmarks if Congress relaxes century-old building height restrictions?  That was perhaps...