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  • Ruth Lilly dies at 94; Eli Lilly & Co. heiress

    Ruth Lilly, a prolific philanthropist who was the last surviving great-grandchild of pharmaceutical magnate Eli Lilly, has died at age 94. A family spokesman said Lilly died Wednesday in Indianapolis. Over the course of her life, the Indianapolis native...
  • New atom-smasher generates hope, fear

    Michelangelo L. Mangano, a respected particle physicist who helped discover the top quark in 1995, now spends most days trying to convince people that his new machine won't destroy the world. "If it were just crackpots, we could wave them away," the...
  • Elevators and the elderly don't always go together, researchers say

     
    An elevator can be a dangerous place for the elderly, according to researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine. An estimated 120 billion riders enter about 750,000 elevators in the United States every year, and by and large the......
  • Californian denied out-of-state liver transplant by Anthem Blue Cross to save money, lawyer says

     
    Anthem Blue Cross refused to pay for one of its California members to get a liver transplant at an Indiana University hospital to save money, a lawyer for the patient told jurors Monday in a high-profile trial expected to shed......
  • You say 'reckless drinking' like it's a bad thing

     
    Let this be a lesson to creators of well-intentioned, if not well-thought-out, public service ads: Messages meant to induce shame and guilt about alcohol abuse might not do what they're supposed to do. Researchers at Northwestern University and Indiana...
  • Hey, what happened to that referral?

     
    As many as one in three older Americans who are referred to a specialist never receive that appointment, according to a study published in the February issue of the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. The study is a stunning......
  • What do you mean you 'had sex'?

     
    Had sex. Those two little words can sure elicit a reaction depending on when and where they're uttered. But what does "had sex" mean, anyway? It seems that no one knows. In a new study from the Kinsey Institute at......
  • More from the week: Chlamydia, breast cancer, Hispanics in nursing homes

     
    They may not have made headlines this past week, but these research developments are worth noting. So consider them noted (if not thoroughly developed in this space). -- One might think that frequently screening and treating teenage girls for chlamydia......
  • Does your diet require a Ph.D.?

     
    Dieting is hard. But should it be mind-boggling? No, say the authors of a new study on dieting. The more complex the diet, they found, the more likely people are to give up on it. Researchers at Indiana University and......
  • Left-, right- or mixed-handed? Watching your kids' hands for clues to their brain

     
    A right-handed friend in high school was so worried about breaking her right hand -- thus leaving her incapable of taking high-quality notes -- that she would practice writing with her left hand just so she could be prepared. But......
  • Parent training boosts medication effect for autism

     
    Life with a child who has a pervasive developmental disorder such as autism or Asperger's syndrome is often a storm of tantrums, irritability, impulsive behavior and obstinacy — a challenge that has child psychiatrists casting about for ways to help.......