Jennifer Garza

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@Work Advice: Should med school be a dream deferred?

<b>Reader:</b> I’ve always wanted to become a doctor, but just getting me and my siblings through college left my family strapped for money. Long story short, I graduated with a balance that prohibited me from obtaining my diploma and my transcripts, which I need to apply to med school. I’ve spent two …

Book raises alarms about alternative medicine

PHILADELPHIA — The 12-year-old girl arrived at the hospital wracked with abdominal pain.<p>Doctors diagnosed her with acute pancreatitis, in which pancreatic enzymes begin digesting not just food, but the pancreas itself.<p>The most likely cause of the girl's condition: toxic side effects from more than …

The Evolution Of The NSA's Domestic Spying

The Electronic Frontier Foundation records happenings at the National Security Agency since September 11, 2001.<p>Revelations about the American government collecting data on people's web and phone usage have shined a fresh spotlight on surveillance in the United States.<p>AT&T built a secret room where …

Congress Was Not Really Briefed On PRISM

Next time, members of Congress should make sure to ask for a briefing about a program they have no reason to believe even exists.<p>"Every member of Congress has been briefed on this program," said President Obama last week in his response to the revelation of PRISM, the massive government …

What's Next For Gene Patenting?

We take a look at how yesterday's Supreme Court ruling affects risk testing for breast cancer. Plus, this isn't the last word for gene patenting.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday on a landmark genetics case, involving the company that previously offered the only test in the world for two major …

Hong Kong investigates Snowden's NSA hacking claims

Leaker Edward Snowden claimed that the NSA made secret attacks on Hong Kong computers.<p>HONG KONG — The Hong Kong government is investigating allegations made by a whistle-blower that the U.S. National Security Agency hacked into its computers.<p>In an interview with the <i>South China Morning Post</i> this …

Texas Standardized Tests: Gov. Perry Signs Law That Slashes High-Stakes Exams Requirements

Texas led the way in implementing standardized tests in the early 1990s. Now, the state appears to be leading the wave of backlash against those very same tests.<p>Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) signed a law Monday that significantly decreases the number of state tests students are required to take …

Facebook, Google CEOs weigh in on NSA controversy

SAN FRANCISCO — Executives from Facebook and Google late Friday refuted reports that the companies have provided direct access to their servers for the National Security Agency and the FBI.<p>Reports surfaced Thursday of a security leak that technology's biggest names were quietly cooperating with the …

The world's top universities in 2012

The world’s top universities have a lot in common – renowned academics, rich histories, and a Cambridge postal code.<p>That according to a popular …