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  1. We'll Probably Never Know If The CDC's Grim Ebola Forec...

    This week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an alarming Ebola forecast: Without an increase in effective interventions, there could be 1.4 million cases of the disease in Africa within four months, up from the fewer than 7,0...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  2. In The Papers: Entrepreneurs, Energy and Education

    National Bureau of Economic ResearchTitle:"Demographics and Entrepreneurship"Authors: What they found: Why it matters:is decliningwritten beforeKey quote: Data they used: Title:"Dutch Disease or Agglomeration? The Local...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  3. Duquesne's Derrick Colter quietly fights back from cancer

    Dana O'Neil

    Duquesne's Derrick Colter wasn't going to let cancer stop him from playing basketball. So he fought the disease quietly, refusing to let it win or stop him from taking the floor this season.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  4. Florida State can exhale after its victory, but it can't relax

    Gene Wojciechowski

    BMOC says Oklahoma State landed solid punches, and several other games could test Seminoles.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2014
  5. Doug Fister skin cancer removal spotlights ballplayers' risk from...

    A day after Washington pitcher Doug Fister said he recently had surgery to remove skin cancer from his neck, Nationals manager Matt Williams said players and coaches are very aware they're at risk for the disease.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  6. The legacy of No. 57 for the Ravens

    Jamison Hensley

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Long before the ALS ice bucket challenges dominated social media, the Baltimore Ravens have been reminded of the courage it takes to fight the devastating disease every time linebacker C.J. Mosley steps onto the field. Mosley,...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  7. What are the BCS computer guys doing now?

    Mark Schlabach

    Former computer poll gurus include an infectious disease doctor, a stress management expert, an astrophysical scientist and a math professor.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  8. Shaw diagnosis prompts Roos to wonder

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tim Shaw joined a growing NFL fraternity when he revealed he has ALS. He joined former NFL players O.J. Brigance, Steve Gleason and Kevin Turner, who also have the disease. "I don't blame football," Shaw said. But there a...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  9. Tim Shaw, former Tennessee Titans special teamer, reveals ALS dia...

    Paul Kuharsky

    Former Tennessee Titans linebacker and special teamer Tim Shaw revealed Tuesday in a video on the team's website that he has ALS.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  10. Why States Should Aim For 100 Percent Vaccination

    The United States and most of the rest of the developed world enjoy very high vaccination rates for routine childhood illness -- typically over 90 percent. But in the last decade or two, these vaccination rates have stagnated and even declined in som...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  11. How chikungunya may impact baseball

    Jon Shepherd

    Although now overshadowed by the Ebola virus epidemic in several nations in Africa, the arrival and establishment of the chikungunya virus in the Americas had been the emerging infectious disease story. This may not seem at first like a baseball stor...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  12. MLB - Connections through a softball championship and cancer

    Jim Caple

    Former World Series manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer 50 years ago. When a friend from a championship team of 25 years ago passed this summer, Jim Caple's thoughts turned to the connection the game, and the disease, brings us.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  13. Drew Carroll of Rice quits football due to kidney disease

    Former Rice senior offensive lineman Drew Carroll thought he had just broken his tailbone, but what he believed to be a straightforward football injury turned out to be a kidney disease that has cut short his playing career.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  14. 'Ice Bucket Challenge' goes viral

    The "Ice Bucket Challenge" has gone viral among Boston athletes, and it's all to raise awareness for ALS and support one of their own -- Pete Frates, the former Boston College baseball captain who is battling the disease. The 29-year-old Frates can n...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  15. Dear Mona, How Many Kids Break A Bone?

    Dear Mona, My 4-year-old broke her leg. I'd like to tell her how many other kids break their legs, but I wasn't able to find any answer.Can you help me reassure her with how many other kids break their legs or arms? Dear Drew,...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  16. Sky defeat Liberty in Elena Delle Donne's return

    Fowles, Quigley lead Sky past Liberty 87-74

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 31, 2014