Maricela Garcia

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Immune system discovery could lead to one-jab universal flu shot

An international team of researchers claim to have uncovered how human immune cells remember previously encountered strains of influenza. This …

Public Health

Teenage Binge Drinking May Alter Brain Development

When teenagers drink large amounts of alcohol, they may permanently affect the way their brains develop, according to new research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry and presented here in Toronto at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association.<p>“They weren’t drinking …

​Mexican teenagers tortured boy to death during ‘kidnap game’

Five Mexican teenagers aged 11-15 have been accused of the brutal torture and murder of a six-year old boy during a “kidnap game.”<p>According to the …

A Real-Life Youth

The Youths was inspired by my will to create teenage characters that fall outside of a teenage setting. It seems as though every time I turn on the TV, there is always the same young girl, wearing the same outfit, saying the same things, and that girl doesn't ever seem to be representative of how …

We Must Be Bold to Improve Learning in Classrooms

<i>© Ami Vitale/Word Bank</i><p>Education is one of the surest means to end extreme poverty in our time. Yet, 121 million children today remain out of school. These young people are the hardest to reach, due to poverty, gender barriers, remoteness and disability. We must make a new concerted push to bring …

Cannes Review: Inside Out Is a Sad, Inventive Ride Through the Brain

Kids will come out of Pixar's latest teary-eyed.<p><b>CANNES—</b>If you are interested in job security, maybe look into child psychology. After <i>Inside Out</i> brings ruination to the psyche of every young person who sees it, you'll never have an empty waiting room.<p>I'm exaggerating a tad, and previous generations …

Illinois High School Seniors Put School on Craigslist

Students at an Illinois high school played the ultimate senior prank when they put their school up for sale on Craiglist.<p>A group of graduating …

Top Illinois high schools

U.S. News & World Report analyzed nearly 30,000 high schools throughout the country on their ability to prepare students for college and teach them …

Justus Howell Death: Zion Police Officer Justified In Shooting Black Teen In Back As He Fled, Illinois State’s Attorney Says

The family of yet another young, African-American teenager gunned down by a police officer learned Thursday that their son’s killer will not be …

While the psychiatrists argue about antidepressants, I’ll keep taking them

I had wondered why I had been invited. I have no scientific knowledge of the subject under discussion; all I had to offer was my own personal experience of living with episodes of depression and acute anxiety for more than 20 years. For me, a combination of medication and therapy has proved …

Mental Health

The Obama library is yours, Chicago. Now what?

Chicagoans who worried that Barack Obama's presidential library and museum could end up elsewhere might have slept better if they'd known this: First lady Michelle Obama's grandfather was nicknamed "Southside."<p>In a video announcement released early Tuesday, the Obamas made it official: The …

Michelle Obama

'Marvel Experience' tour coming to Chicago this July

Marvel comic book aficionados will have the chance to emulate their favorite superheroes this summer when the "Marvel Experience" tour heads to …

Obama library announcement set for 5 a.m. Tuesday

After years of anticipation and speculation, President Barack Obama is set to announce Tuesday morning that his library and museum will be built in the community where he rose to political prominence — the South Side of Chicago.<p>The project, to be called the Barack Obama Presidential Center, will …

Barack Obama

Obama library to be in Chicago, but site yet to be decided

In the end, it wasn't about a view of the Hudson River in New York or the promise of oceanfront property in Hawaii. For Barack and Michelle Obama, the decision of where to build his presidential library and museum was about returning to their roots — on the South Side of Chicago.<p>In a video message …

University of Chicago