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  • Newest black leaders coming from all walks of life

    Newest black leaders coming from all walks of life
    The message is as important as ever, but the ones delivering it have changed. As South Florida celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, professors, pastors and public servants say unlike black leaders of the past, who came from the church, today's leaders...
  • Doctors and hospitals posing as charity cases? It's nauseating

    Obamacare was intended, in part, to rein in sky-high healthcare costs. Yet some doctors and hospitals are responding to the reform law with outstretched palms and brother-can-you-spare-a-dime pleas for more money from patients. Evelyn Stern, 75, of...
  • Chicago doctor's research fails federal smell test

    Chicago doctor's research fails federal smell test
    Smell and taste researcher Dr. Alan Hirsch has long argued that certain aromas can help people lose weight, improve athletic performance or increase sexual arousal. One of his studies found that the smell of buttered popcorn or strawberries helps...
  • 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,...
  • Richard Powers' 'Orfeo' explores art and surveillance in the information age

    Richard Powers' 'Orfeo' explores art and surveillance in the information age
    It's tempting to read Richard Powers' 11th novel "Orfeo" through the filter of the present: surveillance, genomes, government control. The story of a 70-year-old composer named Peter Els, who becomes known as the "biohacker Bach" after police find a do-...
  • Readers offer their opinions on my opinions

    Here are some reader responses to answers in recent columns. I always appreciate reader input. Email anytime with questions or answers at steve@stevedale.tv. You can also find me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SteveDalePetWorld. COMMENT: "My...
  • Over-the-counter treatment not an option for genital warts

    Q: I have genital warts, both on the penis and anus. What treatments are available? A: Warts are caused by infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). There are many different strains of papillomavirus. Most warts do not cause cancer, but certain...
  • Dr. John M. Freeman dies at 80; expert in children's epilepsy

    Dr. John M. Freeman, a longtime Johns Hopkins University pediatric neurologist and medical ethicist who was known as an expert in pediatric epilepsy, died Jan. 3 of cardiovascular disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He was 80. His death...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. Kenneth Edelin, Benjamin Curtis, Johnny Orr

    Dr. Kenneth Edelin Physician in 1970s landmark abortion case Dr. Kenneth Edelin, 74, a Boston physician who was at the center of a landmark abortion case in the 1970s, died Monday in Sarasota, Fla. He had cancer, said his wife, Barbara. Edelin...
  • Naming your son 'Junior'? You might be part of an 'honor culture'

    Naming your son 'Junior'? You might be part of an 'honor culture'
    What do executions, joining the military and naming your son “Junior” have in common? They’re all more common in the South and the West, researchers found, and they’re all tied to a “culture of honor,” where...
  • Prosecutors: Man killed wife who sought divorce

    Prosecutors: Man killed wife who sought divorce
    A south suburban man who called 911 and said his wife had fallen was charged with her murder after police found a bloody table leg near her body and a pathologist ruled her death a homicide caused by blunt force trauma, prosecutors said. Mary Hayden,...