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Men's hot flashes: Hypnotic relaxation may ease the discomfort men don't talk about

Men who experience hot flashes are unlikely to talk much about it, but they may find relief from their silent suffering if they are willing to try an unusual treatment, according to findings from a Baylor University case study.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Acupuncture

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Wire

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In his new role as Principal, he will develop compensation strategies, philosophies and programs that address clients' attraction and retention needs.



Politico: Evangelical Support For Gay Marriage On The Rise - VIDEO

Over the past decade, evangelical support for gay marriage has more than doubled, according to polling by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Texas

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

ETBU Names Director of Student Activities

East Texas Baptist University Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Xavier Whitaker announces that Sarah Pullin has been selected to serve as Director of Student Activities.


Related Topix: East Texas Baptist University, Texas

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Chikungunya: The mosquito-borne virus explained

The picnics, the bug spray warnings, the macro-focused pictures of mosquitoes. Get ready, America.


Related Topix: Prison

KCBD-TV Lubbock

DNA testing sought for remains from Waco cemetery

The committee planning the reburial of about 300 human remains unearthed from a historic Waco cemetery hopes to be able to use DNA technology to identify them.


Related Topix: Waco, TX

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Archaeologist at TX Mass Grave Blames DREAM Act: 'Being Told America Wants Your Children'

During a Fusion TV report by Jim Avila on an illegal immigrant mass gravesite in Texas at Sacred Heart Burial Park in Falfurrias, a neglected cemetery about an hour's drive north of the border, the head of a team of 30 archaeologists, Baylor University's Lori Baker said it is 'talk" of the DREAM Act that is causing the surge of minors to cross the ... (more)


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, US News, Illegal Immigration, Falfurrias, TX, Immigration Reform

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Hillsboro Reporter

Plans In The Works For 30th Fourth Parade

Red, white and blue will be the attire of choice Friday, July 4, as the Late Bloomers of Corsicana Street host the 30th annual Fourth of July Parade in Hillsboro.


Related Topix: Hillsboro, TX, January, Hill County, TX

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Treviso Announces Medical Director and Management

LONGVIEW, TX, June 27, 2014-Treviso Transitional Care, a post-acute transitional health care center, today announced that Longview Orthopedic Surgeon Stephen Littlejohn will serve as its medical director.


Related Topix: Longview, TX, Marshall, TX, Galveston, TX, University of Mississippi Medical Center


Former Waco Mayor, Businessman, BU Supporter Dies

Former Waco Mayor Ted Getterman, a longtime businessman, philanthropist and Baylor University supporter, died Tuesday at his home after a long illness.


Related Topix: Waco, TX

Charleston Business Journal

Charleston, SC

A West Ashley High School student will head to Silicon Valley in the fall to compete among 40 young entrepreneurs for $35,000 in cash and prizes.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Education Etc.

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Learning to forgive: Let go of regrets to move on to a guilt-free life

'It's a work in progress for a lot of people because a lot of people have only known one thing:... Two studies released in May from Baylor University looked at what factors determine a person's likelihood of self-forgiveness.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Liver Cancer, Health

Sun Jun 29, 2014


S. Carolina congressman urges Houstonians to lead change

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., questions a witness during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's hearing on May 8, 2013, on Benghazi on Capitol Hill in Washington.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Hartford Courant

Extraordinary Life: He Had His Hand On Pulse Of Connecticut's Economy

Edwin L. Caldwell was a prominent economist whose views about the future of Connecticut's economy were highly influential in the 1970's and '80s.


Related Topix: Connecticut, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT, University of Hartford

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Winners of TOSCA vocal scholarships to perform

Although Brendan Boyle and Clare Bryan won't be singing for their supper Sunday afternoon, they will be performing to show their gratitude to the Topeka Opera Society Concert Association for cash prizes they received to continue their music education.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Washburn University, Topeka, KS


Accrediting Group Puts Baylor College Of Medicine On Probation

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education, an accrediting group, has placed the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston on probation, citing more than a dozen areas of concern.


Related Topix: Baylor College of Medicine, University of Dallas, Texas

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Christianity Today

The Forgotten Side of the First World War

Over the next four years, some two dozen countries would send more than 60 million soldiers to fight.


Daily Mail

The emotional moment NBA commissioner 'drafted' star Baylor player...

The emotional moment NBA commissioner 'drafted' star player who was forced to give up basketball career days earlier because he was diagnosed with rare genetic disorder Isaiah Austin, 20, was days away from his NBA dreams coming true when he received devastating news that he would no longer be able to play He was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, ... (more)


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Cortez Journal News

education announcements

Walker graduates from BaylorWACO, Texas - Baylor University conferred degrees on more than 2,300 graduates during spring commencement exercises May 16-17.Katherine Walker of Bayfield received her bachelor of arts degree in French.


Thu Jun 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Open thread for night owls: The shocking influence of right-wing quack David Barton

Heather Digby Parton at Salon writes The Rise of a Right-wing Quack: Faux Historian David Barton's Shocking New Influence .


Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Oral Roberts University