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  • High-dose vitamin D prevents fractures in elderly

    High-dose vitamin D prevents fractures in elderly
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new analysis of nearly a dozen studies testing vitamin D in older individuals has concluded that it takes a daily dose of at least 800 international units (IU) to consistently prevent broken bones. A dose that high was found...
  • Critic's Notebook: Seeing L.A.'s MOCA as a company — therein lies the rub

     Critic's Notebook: Seeing L.A.'s MOCA as a company — therein lies the rub
    If you're confused by the convulsive goings-on at the internationally admired Museum of Contemporary Art, which culminated in the June 25 firing of the illustrious chief curator instrumental in putting the museum on the map, don't be. It's not that...
  • Monday's girls volleyball roundup

    Kayla Mullaney had 10 kills to lead York to a 25-22, 25-19 upset of No. 8 Downers Grove South on Monday night. Caroline Rose added eight kills for the Dukes (26-6, 5-0). Downers South, winners of the Maine West Pumpkin Tournament over the weekend, dropped...
  • Girls volleyball roundup: No. 10 St. Francis takes down St. Edward

    Led by Meg Vonderhaar's nine kills, No. 10 St. Francis beat St. Edward 25-9, 20-25, 25-17 in a Suburban Catholic contest. Kelsey Robinson had 15 service points and nine aces to lead the Spartans (22-6, 11-1). No. 1 Benet d. Providence 25-6, 25-18:...
  • Frank Escher and Ravi GuneWardena -- John Lautner's architectural heirs

    Frank Escher and Ravi GuneWardena -- John Lautner's architectural heirs
    Walk into Anthony Pearson and Ramona Trent's Mar Vista home and it's difficult to tell that the dynamic space, rippling into the outdoors from a deceptively low entryway, began its life as a simple postwar California bungalow. By the time its latest...
  • Otto Spoerri dies at 75; film academy's controller determined seating at Oscars

    Otto Spoerri dies at 75; film academy's controller determined seating at Oscars
    He has been called the most powerful person in Hollywood -- at least during Oscar season. Otto Spoerri, who for more than two decades dispensed the tickets and seated the stars at the annual Academy Awards ceremony, died Saturday in Zurich, Switzerland,...
  • Jan Krugier dies at 80; art dealer survived Auschwitz, collected works by renowned artists

    Art dealer Jan Krugier, an Auschwitz survivor who collected the works of Picasso and other renowned artists to help himself move past the horrors of the Nazi era, has died in Switzerland. He was 80. Krugier died Saturday as a result of an infection,...
  • 'The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess' by Andrei Codrescu

    The Posthuman Dada Guide Tzara & Lenin Play Chess Andrei Codrescu Princeton University Press: 238 pp., $16.95 paper The job is gone, the 401(k) is gutted, college tuition is due, and "Grey's Anatomy" is a shadow of its former self. Can't decide...
  • Zurich's spring greeting

    Zurich's spring greeting
    We knew something was afoot in Zurich when our lazy walk through the streets of the old city turned into a full-fledged history lesson. My husband, 8-month-old daughter and I had flown into the city just a couple of hours before, and as we wandered along...
  • Violation is in eye of beholder

    Early this year, before the spring leaves began to bloom, the Village of Lake Zurich planted a traffic camera at South Rand Road and Illinois Highway 22, and it began snapping away at a parade of red-light runners. But by Aug. 1, when Kevin Mahanay's...
  • Roman Polanski In Swiss Jail Until At Least Friday

    Roman Polanski In Swiss Jail Until At Least Friday
    Roman Polanski will be held in jail at least three more days because he needs more time to pay his $4.5 million bail, Swiss authorities said Tuesday. All other conditions have been satisfied for the 76-year-old director's house arrest at his Alpine...