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  • What can Prader-Willi tell the rest of us?

    Discovering how to counter a chromosomal aberration that prompts the never-ending hunger of Prader-Willi syndrome might offer ammunition against obesity in the larger population, too. Science has learned much already since PWS was identified in 1956. Dr....
  • Hungry for relief

    Hungry for relief
    Greg Gaver is sitting at his family's dining room table in Granger, speaking congenially about his high hopes for his future, when his attention abruptly shifts and his head swivels toward his mother. “Can I have dinner?” the 21-year-old asks...
  • What's to become of Prader-Willi adults?

    What's to become of Prader-Willi adults?
    When doctors first were coming to grips with the syndrome defined by an unstoppable urge to eat, those whose chromosomes created that urge rarely lived long enough for others to worry about what would happen to them as adults. With slow growth, low...
  • Strategies for dealing with migraines

    Strategies for dealing with migraines
    The many people who suffer from migraine headaches often seek quiet, dark places to ride them out. But there are effective means of preventing them, shortening their duration and even stopping them. There are established medications and lifestyle...
  • Notepads or iPads?

    Notepads or iPads?
    3 different customers on the east side of the state got quite the surprise when they went to buy some ipads, and found notepads in their boxes instead. It started with one girl in Ypsilanti. Lauren Billips has a severe genetic disease. Recently, a doctor...
  • Notre Dame football recruiting: Keep an eye on Robinson

    Notre Dame football recruiting: Keep an eye on Robinson
    Note: Tribune staff writer Bob Wieneke early last week spoke with three analysts to discuss a number of topics concerning Notre Dame football recruiting. The following are answers from Rivals.com national recruiting analyst Mike Farrell, CBS Sports...
  • Attempts to bring salmon back to the Connecticut River aren't doing much

    Attempts to bring salmon back to the Connecticut River aren't doing much
    Every year, hatchery trucks dump hundreds of thousands of little salmon "fry" into Connecticut River system streams. It's part of a four-decade-long attempt to bring back an iconic fish that disappeared from these waters in the early 1800s. It isn't...
  • Parents sue sperm bank over child's cystic fibrosis

    Parents sue sperm bank over child's cystic fibrosis
    An Oklahoma couple is suing a sperm bank, because their son was born with a chronic disease. They’re hoping their lawsuit will change the way that industry does business. Jaxon Kretchmar looks and sounds like any other 2-year-old. He loves...
  • Finding your roots

    "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr." is another of the Harvard professor's wonderful television series for PBS. This is "must-see TV" and a more than worthy sequel to three previous projects Gates has hosted about how some of us came to be what...
  • We're all people, people!

    We're all people, people!
    “Hillary Clinton doesn’t care if you see her without makeup.” That’s a real MSNBC headline. About a politician. It's further proof that the media/public fixation on prominent female figures who dare to show their actual, unadorned...
  • Natural Perspectives: Coming to a beach near you

    Technology constantly changes, often making our world safer, and making work simpler, faster, and easier. A new molecular technology is due to arrive in our area soon that will do all of that for us in terms of beach pollution. Last weekend, Vic and I...