After stroke treatment advances, hospitals changing approach
In the trial, which included 196 patients in 39 stroke centers in the U.S. and Europe, doctors achieved a median time from emergency room arrival to groin puncture of 90 minutes, 30 minutes faster than current international guidelines, Saver said. The ...
May 6, 2015
Community members contribute to Elgin Fire Department's strategic plan
Becky Hardekopf, Chief Relationship Officer for Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois and founder of the Elgin Young Professionals Network, said she had been through a strategic planning process several times. Currently, the Girl Scouts are concluding such ...
April 6, 2015
State Health Tests Prodded Blue Bell Recall
Shortly after lab tests on two Blue Bell ice cream flavors -- Mint Chocolate Chip and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough -- came back "presumptive positive" for the deadly bacteria Listeria monocytogenes , Kathy Perkins reached for the phone and contacted the ...
April 24, 2015
Police: No Explosives Found In Car Used In Texas Attack
Court documents show a man by the name of Elton Simpson was convicted in 2011 in federal court in Phoenix of making a false statement by lying to an FBI agent in January 2010 about whether he had discussed traveling to Somalia. According to the ...
May 4, 2015
Waste Of Time: Texas House Votes To Keep Daylight Savings
AUSTIN, Texas -- A Texas House push to exclude the state from observing daylight saving time has collapsed amid concerns that doing so would make residents choose between going to church and watching the Dallas Cowboys. After a lengthy, often ...
May 8, 2015
As Deadline Looms, House Moves on Remaining Bills
The Texas House has until just midnight Thursday to pass bills originating in that chamber this session. State Representatives are working around the clock to pass and strike down dozens of remaining house bills. The House Wedneday night passed House ...
May 14, 2015
Texas Anti-Gay Marriage Bill In Limbo With Time Running Out
Outnumbered Democrats continued using stall tactics Thursday seeking to run out the clock before a midnight deadline. That would prevent the House from passing a bill that prohibits public employees from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples....
May 14, 2015
The guerillas of Kurdistan through the eyes of New York photographer Joey Lawrence
Like the rest of the world, I watched the Syrian ... are mostly black might sound some alarm bells. As Homeland Security walked away, I couldn’t help but wonder if this will become a regular routine every time I travel. Regardless, I finished my check ...
June 14, 2015
The Bible’s racist monstrosities: How the “word of God” has been — and still is — used to oppress
Martin Luther King Jr. famously said in 1963, “It is appalling that the most segregated hour of Christian America is eleven o’clock on Sunday morning ... so rapidly that Adam’s son Cain could travel to Nod and build a city? And how could Adam ...
June 12, 2015
Apple debuts its Music streaming service
while a nightstand mode will turn your Watch into an expensive alarm clock. Apple’s Digital Crown (the dial) is gaining a Time Travel feature. Turn the Crown to see future appointments and upcoming events — simple, yet useful. FaceTime is also coming ...
June 7, 2015
At the End of the School Year, This is Everything I Wish I Had Time to Tell My Outgoing Students
Set an alarm clock and let me know if you need a snack ... Thank you for observing your world so carefully and for trying to make sense of it with language. To the scientists and engineers — I am so grateful that you exist. Design a grand world as ...
June 6, 2015
Here Are The 5 Coolest Features Coming To The Apple Watch
2) Time Travel This is a nifty feature that allows you to scroll ... change that could actually be a big selling point for users. The watch doubles up as an alarm clock that you can tap to show the time, date and battery life. When the alarm goes off ...
June 9, 2015
Apple WWDC 2015: From Apple Music to iOS 9 and a Smarter Siri
Custom layouts, imagery and typography bring stories to life from outlets ranging from small town newspapers to some of the world ... time a user glances at their wrist and night stand mode, turning a charging watch into an alarm clock. A time travel ...
June 7, 2015
Smart new features coming with watchOS 2 include ‘Time Travel’
Apple has also introduced a new Time Travel feature ... across the world (London and New York will be represented here, among others). Other cool extras include a nightstand mode which turns Apple’s smartwatch into an alarm clock for your bedside ...
June 9, 2015