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  • Cardiac clinical trials short on diversity in age, race, gender

    Women, racial minorities, and people over 75 are underrepresented in the clinical trials that help determine the way all cardiac patients are treated, a study from Lankenau Medical Center researchers has found. This means that the recommendations that...
  • Obama calls on Myanmar to protect Rohingya; supports Suu Kyi

    Obama calls on Myanmar to protect Rohingya; supports Suu Kyi
    President Barack Obama called on Friday for Myanmar to end discrimination against Rohingya people, urging in his strongest comments on the persecuted Muslim minority that the government grant them equal rights. Most of Myanmar's 1.1 million ethnic...
  • Gay Life Television, just for LGBT folks, streaming from Pittsburgh studio

    PITTSBURGH It's just a sign in a window in a modest building in Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood, a purple and green logo that incorporates the equal symbol in it. But inside, Gay Life Television is busy creating one of the few channels...
  • JLL ranked 7th on Tribune's 2014 Top Workplaces

     JLL ranked 7th on Tribune's 2014 Top Workplaces
    When a company that manages 3 billion square feet of real estate decides to make over its headquarters, it's only natural to expect some angst about which workplace trends to follow — let alone set. Such is the physician-heal-thyself task...
  • Obama urges Myanmar to return to the path of democracy

    Invoking the United States' own messy path to democracy, President Obama urged leaders here Thursday to right a young democracy veering off course and taking with it a once-touted U.S. foreign policy success in Asia. Faltering government reforms and...
  • Executive suites slower to embrace gays than rest of business

    WASHINGTON John Browne reached the pinnacle of his profession while hiding a secret that eventually ended his run as chief executive and chairman of global energy giant BP. Allan Gilmour rose to chief financial officer at the Ford Motor Co. and was...
  • America's shift in attitude toward gays started at work

    WASHINGTON In the beginning, it was about money as much as rights. Long before America started rapidly changing its mind about gays, corporate America set the stage. From companies such as Marriott, founded by socially conservative Mormons, to technology...
  • Midterm takeaway: Democrats can't ignore Hispanic vote

    Among the many lessons of the 2014 elections is a particularly important one for Democrats: Stop taking Hispanic voters for granted. With little exception, Hispanic voters stayed home in droves on Election Day. Some might call it apathy but in reality,...
  • Mia Love is black, Mormon, Republican — and baffling

    Mia Love is black, Mormon, Republican — and baffling
    Mia Love is already getting more attention than most of her newly elected congressional colleagues. She is Haitian-American, a woman, daughter of immigrants, Mormon, Republican and from Utah, all things that she seems eager to boast about, except when she...
  • Orlando earns perfect score for LGBT equality

    Orlando earns perfect score for LGBT equality
    Orlando is one of only three cities in Florida and 38 in the U.S. to receive a perfect score on the "Municipal Equality Index," a rating system that gauges cities' level of inclusion of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The ratings,...
  • Chicago banks, investment firms join forces to boost minority hiring

    Chicago banks, investment firms join forces to boost minority hiring
    As the nation gets more diverse, 13 financial services firms with operations in the Chicago area have joined together to look for ways to get more black and Latino workers into their industry. The group, called the Financial Services Pipeline, will hold...