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3 hrs ago | Modern Healthcare
Dr. Gail Anderson, a surgeon known as the "father of emergency medicine," died earlier this month of complications from pneumonia in Pasadena, Calif.
7 hrs ago | Switched
Each year, we're bombarded with rankings of schools that are all about the books . But this year, thanks to the folks at Thump , Vice's online video channel devoted to electronic music and culture, we now have a ranking of schools that are all about that bass .
9 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
The University of Southern California has brought out the Trojan Marching Band to beat the drum for a $650 million expansion that school officials say will transform both the Los Angeles campus and the surrounding neighborhood. When completed in 2017, officials say the 15-acre village will contain on-campus housing for 2,700 students and numerous other amenities.
12 hrs ago | Newswise
Jeffrey S. Upperman, MD , medical director of the Trauma Program and Pediatric Disaster Resource and Training Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has been selected to serve on the newly established National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters . The NACCD was established to provide expert advice and consultation to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on comprehensive planning and policies to meet the unique health needs of children before, during, and after a disaster or other public health emergency.
16 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
One such writer - Marty O'Donnell, a resident of the Seattle area - has created music for the Halo series, not to mention the catchy Flintstones Vitamins jingle. A: I don't remember a time when I wasn't interested in music.
The University of Southern California , the state's largest private college, has raised $3.7 billion, putting it on pace to meet a $6 billion capital campaign goal by the end of 2018. The university, which plans to break ground today on a $650 million campus expansion, has received four gifts of more than $100 million, including a $220 million anonymous donation, according to President C. L. "Max" Nikias.
Scientists can now explain a third of the inherited risk of prostate cancer, after a major international study identified 23 new genetic variants associated with increased risk of the disease. The study brings the total number of common genetic variants linked to prostate cancer to 100, and testing for them can identify 1% of men with a risk of the disease almost six times as high as the population average.
According to a new ranking put out by the 2015 U.S. News and World Report, Arizona State University has climbed to the No. 2 among up-and-coming schools across the nation.
Apple commanded headlines this week by announcing the new iPhone 6, Apple Pay, and iWatch. The seamless integration between these goods and services is also noteworthy, as it seems to be Apple's way of guiding us into the wearable revolution one step at a time.
I WILL TELL YOU WHEN WE CAN GET SOME COOLER WEATHER IN A COUPLE OF MINUTES. CALIFORNIA'S DROUGHT HAS NOW BECOME A CRISIS.
A new poll released Friday by the University of Southern California and the Los Angeles Times shows Gov. Jerry Brown continues to trounce his Republican challenger in the race for governor. Neel Kashkari is the mystery man.
Matt McBane, founder and artistic director of the Carlsbad Music Festival, warms up the streets of Carlsbad with a little music in anticipation of the upcoming fesitval. - Bill Wechter Matt McBane, founder and artistic director of the Carlsbad Music Festival, warms up the streets of Carlsbad with a little music in anticipation of the upcoming fesitval.
Where do they all go? Believe it or not, the two most popular out-of-state schools for the 2012-13 school year were Brigham Young University-Idaho and Brigham Young University in Utah. Those two schools account for nearly 9 percent of the 7,409 Washington students who graduated in spring 2012 and went immediately to out-of-school colleges in the fall.
Record-setting Chan brothers' donation underscores Chinese influence and Hong Kong's double-standard for the rich, reports Asia Sentinel Hong Kong property tycoon Ronnie Chan Chi-chung and his brother Gerald have made international headlines with their record-breaking US$350 million donation to Harvard University's School of Public Health. The gift is from the Morningside Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the brothers' corporate empire.
As a boy in suburban Los Angeles, Mark Sussman's mother used to tell him that scientists saved more lives than physicians because they were the ones who developed the treatments that doctors used. He has taken her words to heart.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:25 pm
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