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3 hrs ago | HON

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study

Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Women's Health

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Obama Condemns James Foley's Execution, Calls ISIS 'Cowardly'

A visibly angry President Barack Obama condemned the beheading of veteran journalist and Northwestern University alum James Foley as "an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Iraq, World News, Middle East

7 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

High School Student Claims She Was Suspended For Saying 'Bless You' After Classmate Sneezed

All farmers need a way to bring their cows in, and a farmer in Peabody is trying something a little different.


Related Topix: Peabody, KS

8 hrs ago |

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 20th, 2014

The " Summer Concert At Millennium Park " was once again a huge draw for Mosh Pit peeps, as everyone interested in the upcoming season's offerings from Broadway In Chicago showed up at the Pritzker Pavilion on Monday evening to hear and see stars and songs from fifteen stage shows, including " Amazing Grace ," " Dee Snider 's Rock And Roll ... (more)


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Evanston, IL, Theater, Arts

12 hrs ago |

7 Ways Debt Is Bad for Your Health

Debt: Everybody's got it, so how bad can it really be for you? It's true, we are a nation in the red-student-loan debt has doubled since 2007, credit-card debt is on the rise, and more than a third of Americans haven't paid their bills in so long they've got collection agencies after them.


Related Topix: Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance, UMass Boston

15 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Local journalists react to American journalist's beheading in Syria

The beheading of an American journalist by ISIS forces hits close to home for some southern Colorado journalists.


Related Topix: Journalism, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Colorado Springs, CO

19 hrs ago | The Age

Murdered by militants: Journalist James Foley.

Wearing a blue jacket, a pale shirt, chinos and black shoes, James Foley sat on stage describing his capture and imprisonment by Libyan soldiers loyal to Muammar Gaddafi.


Related Topix: Journalism, Prison

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Democracy is over: Americans have 'near-zero' impact on policy and...

One of Americans' most cherished civil rights is also one of its most underused, which is a major reason why we are governed by some of the worst misfits and miscreants among us.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Princeton University

US News & World Report

10 Most Expensive Private Business Schools

Harvard Business School tops the list of priciest private b-schools, charging $66,348 in tuition and fees for the 2013-2014 school year.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth College, Stanford University, University of Chicago, Brigham Young University

WILX-TV Lansing

Meridian Township Looking To Expand Deer Hunt

Susan joined News 10 as a reporter in April 2014. She is no stranger to the Midwest, having earned her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.


Personal Injury Law News

Borek & Associates P.C. Files Lawsuits Against Northwestern University Alleging Discrimination

The lawsuit charges Northwestern University with racial and gender discrimination, violation of due process and breach of contract regarding a police officer working directly for the university.


Evanston Review

Campus Gear to get new facade

Campus Gear will get a new facade to go with its new location as part of an economic development grant recently approved by the city.


News 4 Jax

Shhh...don't tell the kids their veggies are healthy

Telling your children to eat their vegetables because they're good for them, may not be the way to go.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Vegetables


City Size, Rental Costs, Population Diversity...

More than 4,000 food trucks service US cities with more than 100,000 residents, and according to the researchers behind a recent analysis of the vehicles, the quality of food they offer has increased significantly in recent years.


Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Northwestern University 2014/15 Theatre Season to Include Godspell, the Wild Party, and More

The 34th Mainstage season of plays and musicals at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University features award-winning directors and playwrights, acclaimed alumnae and faculty, groundbreaking plays and musicals and The Waa-Mu Show.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, The Laramie Project, Theater, Arts, Evanston, IL

Daily Herald

Psychologist opens Solo Naperville Practice for Individuals, Couples...

Thomas MacRoy, Ph.D., of DuPage Psychological Associates, has opened his solo practice focusing on skilled treatment for individual men, women and couples.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Naperville, IL


MU initiative receives $500,000 NSF grant to augment public science education and outreach

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to fund a five-year, multi-institutional initiative designed to encourage education and outreach efforts that communicate the value of taxpayers' investment in federal scientific research.


Related Topix: University of Missouri, University of Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin Madison, Iowa State University, Stanford University

The Doings Weekly

Clarkson: Suggested incoming college student reading promotes...

Respecting others' opinions and cultural differences as well as the ethical implications of technology's advance are a few themes from university-suggested summer reading for students entering as freshmen.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Cornell University, Boston College, Clemson University

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Improbable Research

Effect of clock ticking on how people answered a quick questionnaire

" The Clock Is Ticking ," Justin H. Moss and Jon K. Maner [pictured here], Human Nature , epub April 2014.


Related Topix: Florida State University, Menopause, Medicine, Health


Study identifies factors that contribute to food trucks' fast spread

They're not your father's lowbrow roach coaches serving up greasy burgers and bad dogs.