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  • Social support network may add to longevity

    Social support network may add to longevity
    The best medicine for a longer, healthier life may be the support of family and friends: That's the conclusion of an exhaustive July report looking at studies over three decades on social relationships and mortality. People with adequate social...
  • Optimism can help, hinder patients

    Optimism can help, hinder patients
    In 2004, New York's Shelley Contin-Hubbs was diagnosed with the most advanced stage of breast cancer; two different doctors told her she could have as little as six months to live. Contin-Hubbs found a third physician, one who was as optimistic and...
  • Looking for a mate may shorten life

    Looking for a mate may shorten life
    Attention 20-year-old men: Look at the people around you. Are most of them women? If so, you're in for a longer life (statistically speaking). On the other hand, if the men outnumber the women, you might want to consider moving somewhere like Hartford,...
  • Book review: 'Yellow Dirt'

    Book review: 'Yellow Dirt'
    Studded with vivid character sketches and evocative descriptions of the American landscape, journalist Judy Pasternak's scarifying account of uranium mining's disastrous consequences often reads like a novel — though you will wish that the bad...
  • Gov. Rick Perry's big donors fare well in Texas

    Gov. Rick Perry's big donors fare well in Texas
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has powered his political career on the largesse of donors like Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, who gave the governor $1.12 million in recent years. And donors like Simmons have found the rewards to be mutual, reaping benefits...
  • Mitt bails out: Romney won't contest Iowa straw poll

    Mitt bails out: Romney won't contest Iowa straw poll
    Mitt Romney will not participate in the Iowa straw poll this summer, a possible sign that he will not make a full-fledged effort to win that state's leadoff nominating contests in 2012. In a statement issued Thursday evening, Romney's campaign said it...
  • Was Jon Huntsman campaigning while he was still ambassador?

    Was Jon Huntsman campaigning while he was still ambassador?
    In Jon Huntsman's final weeks as ambassador to China, he stressed that he would not decide whether to run for president until he returned to the United States -- an important statement, because sitting ambassadors are prohibited from actively taking...
  • Disney to create new research lab near Boston

    Disney to create new research lab near Boston
    Disney is opening a new research lab. According to a report in the Boston Globe, Disney is opening a lab in the Boston-area neighborhood of East Cambridge, just a short distance from M.I.T. The project there comes a little more than a decade after Disney...
  • Culinary SOS: Wild game meatloaf at Wildcat Willies

    Culinary SOS: Wild game meatloaf at Wildcat Willies
    Dear SOS: On a trip to Zion National Park, we had the most delicious meatloaf at Wildcat Willies in Springdale, Utah. Please ask the chef to share the recipe. I'd love to try it. Suzy Broeg Redondo Beach Dear Suzy: This is one heckuva meatloaf! The...
  • UCF gets $1 million to promote clean energy

     
    UCF has been awarded $1.05 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to promote clean energy start-up companies through a competition that eventually will encompass the entire Southeast. UCF's MegaWatt Ventures competition is one of five projects the...
  • Class is in session: Towson professor picks June's best political comedy

    Class is in session: Towson professor picks June's best political comedy
    Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life.  She also studies public...