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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Harvard Medical School
When Chatham University was founded in 1869 under the name Pennsylvania Female College, it was born into a world of furious debate over the role of women's higher education.
Frank is a small puppy with a big head, bigger spirit and 172 Facebook fans and counting.
Don Berwick is proud to tell an audience how he was once called "the second most dangerous man in America."
NAME: Don Berwick
The Pentagon is trying to find a way to replace the soldier's old friend, caffeine, with something else: electrodes. The long-term goal is to increase the alertness and overall cognitive function of soldiers who sift through large amounts of data on the digital battlefield.
U.S. military researchers are shocking troops' brains to see if electricity jolts could be substituted for coffee and energy drinks, a couple of newspapers reported.
The Obama administration's nominee for surgeon general says his top priorities will be fighting obesity and helping communities promote healthier living.
The developer of a proposed wind farm in Kahuku is enlisting a doctor to address concerns among nearby residents who worry about living so close to turbines.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With time running out, the condemned killer of a pregnant woman has launched two federal appeals, arguing both that his original attorneys never got the chance to lay out the extent of his chaotic and abusive childhood, and that if executed, he would experience "agony and terror" from the state's untried execution process.
The article "Judge blocks fetal heartbeat abortion ban" (Web, July 22) includes a report on a personhood amendment passed by the North Dakota legislature that voters will decide on in November 2014. Opponents of the measure, which will amend the state constitution to say "the inalienable right to life of every human being at any stage of development must be recognized and protected," say it would force a single religious view — that life begins at conception — on everyone.
A prominent genetics expert from Harvard Medical School wants to make one thing perfectly clear: He is NOT looking for a woman to bear a Neanderthal baby. Not even an adventurous one.
For more than two decades, crime writer Patricia Cornwell has famously dramatized the life of a fictional medical examiner in her best-selling books. Now, she has her own personal drama unfolding in federal court.
The publishing arm of the Harvard Medical School is planning a series of short, original e-books on work, parenting, yoga and how to be a surgeon.
A 13-year-old girl's campaign to get Hasbro to make an Easy-Bake Oven that isn't purple or pink so it would appeal to her little brother is a fresh sign of movement in an old debate. Parents who hope to expose their children to different kinds of play — can find themselves stymied by a toy industry that tends to reflect traditional gender roles.
The author of this lively, probing but somewhat problematic book brings an impressive set of professional qualifications to his enterprise. Dr. John J. Ross practices medicine in Boston and is a professor at Harvard Medical School, so he brings a level of medical knowledge that most others writing about the lives of writers do not possess.