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  • Do all-female colleges have a place in the US?

    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.

  • Nobel-winning immunologist Benacerraf dies at 90

    Baruj Benacerraf, a Venezuela-born immunologist who shared the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, died Tuesday, his family announced. He was 90.

  • BOOK REVIEW: Looking back on life, medicine

    "Just Like Someone Without Mental Illness Only More So" is Dr. Mark Vonnegut's second stab at a memoir. The first one, "The Eden Express," told the story of how he went crazy in the 1970s. It was a commercial and critical hit but also a professional embarrassment.

  • Berwick

    Obama nominee heralded despite 'honorary' titles

    When the White House announced Dr. Donald Berwick as President Obama's choice to lead the $800 billion Medicare and Medicaid agency in April, officials hailed his long list of credentials. But Dr. Berwick hasn't seen a patient in years.

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