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  • Business Highlights

    ___ Banks fined more than $5B, to plead guilty to market rigging Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets — a rare instance in which federal...
  • Study: Fewer kids have severe mental problems; more get help

    Contrary to public perception and horrific cases that make headlines, serious mental problems are declining among the nation's youth, and there has been a big rise in how many are getting help, a new study finds. The study is mostly good news: More...
  • Findings of report on medical care in Illinois prisons

    A new report by a court-approved medical panel sharply criticizes health care at Illinois prisons, though the state Department of Corrections disputes many of its conclusions. It was filed in Chicago federal court late Tuesday night in a class-action suit...
  • Johnson& Johnson expects lucrative return on drug pipeline

    Johnson & Johnson is predicting big returns from its prescription drug business, both financially and medically, as it develops treatments and strategies to intervene earlier and prevent or reduce the damage from several conditions, including Alzheimer'...
  • Relay for Life raises $185,000

    The 19th annual Relay for Life was held at Woodstock Fairgrounds on May 16 and 17. More than 1,100 registered participants on 65 teams raised more than $185,000 for the American Cancer Society during the event. Just as importantly, the event raises...
  • Suicides rare in young children; rate edged up in black boys

    Suicides by young children are rare and the low rate has held mostly stable except for a troubling increase among black boys, two decades of U.S. data show. From 1993 through 2012, there were 657 suicides among children aged 5 through 11. Most were 10 or...
  • Are health plans with high deductibles becoming more popular?

    PITTSBURGH Employers struggling to pay for workers' health coverage can slow annual spending by about 5 percent by switching to high-deductible health plans, but the burden likely will fall on patients and health care professionals who'll be expected to...
  • Is sleep apnea a risk factor for depression? Study examines the link

    Is sleep apnea a risk factor for depression? Study examines the link
    Sleep problems are often a symptom of depression, but a new study raises the possibility that they could cause depression as well. In a sample of nearly 2,000 Australian men between the ages of 35 and 83, those with excessive daytime sleepiness were 10%...
  • Heroin deaths continuing to rise in Maryland

    Heroin deaths continuing to rise in Maryland
    Bonnie Mooney's son struggled for several years with a heroin addiction, but after stints in rehab and prison had recovered to the point that he could work again as an electrician. "His first paycheck did him in," said Mooney, 57, of Carney. Able to buy...
  • Moving from punishing students who misbehave to understanding the causes

    SEATTLE For years, Franky Price terrified his teachers. As a third-grader, he pantomimed killing other students by sliding his finger across his throat. In fourth grade, he swore at anyone who angered him. The worst moment came one month into fifth...
  • Window onto ailments: First database of brain-cell types released

    SEATTLE, Three years ago, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen doubled down on brain research, luring some of the nation's top experts to Seattle and pledging an additional $300 million to study the world's most complex organ at a level of detail never...