CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 31, 2002 |
A new $16-million building for Saddleback College's health sciences department won unanimous approval this week from trustees of the South Orange County Community College District. The 61,000-square-foot, three-story building also will house college district offices. The board had approved $12.7million for the health sciences building before deciding to add district offices to the structure. Officials said they expect the building to be completed in two years.
January 26, 1990
The Portland Trail Blazers' Ramon Ramos, who suffered severe head injuries in a Dec. 16 automobile crash, is improving, a spokeswoman at Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital said.
November 19, 1997 |
As scientists search for what is causing deformed frogs in Minnesota and elsewhere in the country, some researchers say the abnormalities might be related to sunlight. In laboratory experiments, scientists with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Duluth have induced frog deformities by using ultraviolet radiation, raising the possibility that harmful components in sunlight might have caused abnormal limb development in thousands of frogs in the last three years.
June 27, 2006 |
Having one or more older brothers boosts the likelihood of a boy growing up to be gay -- an effect due not to social factors, but biological events that occur in their mother's womb, according to a study published today. In an analysis of 905 men and their siblings, Canadian psychologist Anthony Bogaert found no evidence that social interactions among family members played a role in determining whether a man was gay or straight.
February 20, 1988 |
President Reagan will nominate Alan Marshall Elkins to be a member of the Board of Regents for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, the White House has announced. Elkins, 57, is chief of psychiatry and president of the medical staff at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Me.
March 17, 1985 |
The University of Utah Health Sciences Center has performed its second human heart transplant, an official confirmed Friday. Spokesman John Dwan said the patient, who was not identified, was doing well after the Thursday night surgery.
May 15, 1987 |
President Reagan will speak at commencement exercises Saturday for prospective military medical officers, the White House announced Thursday. Reagan will address graduates of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 7, 1986
Wayne Akeson, a professor of surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, was named the school's acting dean starting in September. Akeson succeeds Robert G. Petersdorf, vice chancellor for health sciences and dean of the School of Medicine, who will leave to become president of the Assn. of American Medical College.