October 9, 2006 |
Chemotherapy can cause changes in the brain's metabolism and blood flow that can last as long as 10 years, a discovery that may explain the mental fog and confusion that affect many cancer survivors, researchers said Thursday. The researchers, from UCLA, found that women who had undergone chemotherapy five to 10 years earlier had lower metabolism in a key region of the frontal cortex.
March 3, 1987
The two defendants, who pleaded guilty last June to reaping $160,000 in illegal profits, were given fines of $25,000 each in federal court in White Plains, N.Y. Morton Shapiro, 25, a former stockbroker with Moseley, Hallgarten, Estabrook & Weeden, was sentenced to two months in jail and ordered to pay a $25,000 fine. Daniel Silverman, 24, was sentenced to three years probation, a $25,000 fine and ordered to provide 250 hours of community service.
November 20, 1998 |
A federal mediator on Thursday rejected a union's claim that ABC's lockout of 2,200 behind-the-scenes employees due to a labor dispute was illegal. Although the decision was a blow to the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees and Technicians, the union and ABC will return to the bargaining table today. NABET's camera operators, producers and editors have been working without a contract since March 31, 1997. They staged a one-day strike over health benefits on Nov.
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July 14, 2011 |
Theodore Roszak, a historian, social critic and novelist who saw the youth rebellions of the late 1960s as a movement worthy of analysis and its own name — the counterculture — died July 5 in Berkeley. He was 77. The cause was cancer, said his wife, Betty Roszak. Roszak was an author and longtime professor at Cal State East Bay whose best-known work defined an era: He wrote "The Making of a Counter Culture" (1969), a nonfiction bestseller that popularized the word "counterculture.