January 18, 2003 |
The board that governs the State University of New York system proposed a 41% tuition increase as the state faces a budget deficit of up to $2.5 billion. The proposal would raise annual tuition for in-state undergraduates by $1,400 to $4,800. About 161,500 full- and part-time undergraduates study at SUNY's 34 campuses.
July 31, 1993
Lauren V. Ackerman, 88, a cancer pathologist and author of medical textbooks. Ackerman had been a professor of pathology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook since 1973. He taught at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis from 1948 to 1973. His books include "Surgical Pathology," published in 1953, and "Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis," written with Dr. Juan del Regado. In New York City on Tuesday of cancer.
March 7, 1996 |
When it comes to times of stress, researchers find, the most reassuring companion isn't your sweetheart--it's your schnauzer. A new study found that people who were put into stressful situations showed the least amount of tension when accompanied by their dog. The stress levels were highest when the subjects were with their spouses, according to a study at the State University of New York at Buffalo's medical school.
February 15, 2010 |
The explosive spread of electromagnetic fields across the world has undeniably spawned at least one disorder: electrosensitivity syndrome. Millions of people -- most of them in Europe -- say they suffer headaches, depression, nausea, rashes and other problems when they're too close to cellphones or other sources of EMFs. They've formed their own support groups, started their own newsletters and taken drastic steps to avoid EMFs, with some even wearing metallic clothing. A band of EMF "refugees" has moved to a valley in southern France to avoid radiation.
May 26, 1993
Howard Goldberg, 40, talent agent and founding partner of Hollywood-based Innovative Artists. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Goldberg attended the State University of New York at Binghamton. He began his career in the mail room of the William Morris agency and later worked for Henderson-Hogan and for Gersh. In 1982, he joined Scott Harris to form Harris & Goldberg, which became Innovative Artists in 1992. Mr.
November 7, 1996 |
Hospital meals may be loaded with fat, cholesterol and salt, according to a study to be published in the New England Journal of Medicine. A survey of 57 teaching hospitals found only 1 in 14 routinely offers meals to patients that meet the latest guidelines for promoting health and reducing heart disease. Led by Dr.