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TIMES FILM CRITICFriday June 28, 1996 Tasteful, subtle and sophisticated are a few of the words that aren't going to be applied to Eddie Murphy's version of "The Nutty Professor." But funny, funny is something else again. Messy, raucous, crude and...
Tribune staff reporterIt was supposed to be a simple bargain--an honest if somewhat bizarre deal struck between one of the last Stone Age peoples and the most technologically advanced society. Soon after the Hagahai emerged from the cloud forests of Papua New Guinea in the...
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Times Staff WriterBefore coming to the FDA as a medical officer in 1989, Dr. Leo Lutwak had specialized in the fields of obesity and osteoporosis as a Cornell University professor, as a drug company consultant and as a practicing physician. He said he hired on at the FDA...
Tribune Staff ReporterStudies show that many Black women have better self-images than white women do. The difference may lie in beauty ideals. If you ask 32-year-old beautician Jaucinda Brown if she is beautiful, you get an emphatic "Hell, yes!" At 5 foot 6 inches, 206...
Special to the TribuneIn the famous "Saturday Night Live" skit, a duo of overstuffed weight-room fanatics flexed their muscles in an attempt to intimidate couch potatoes at home. Hans and Franz just wanted to pump (clap) you up. But in today's techno-reliant society, it seems...
Sun StaffSecond of three articles Venture capitalist Steve Gorlin planted himself in a classroom at the Johns Hopkins University's medical school and listened for two days as, one after another, nearly a dozen top researchers pitched ideas and promoted...
Associated PressResearchers have found serious abnormalities in cloned mice, a finding that strengthens the belief of many scientists that the technique used to clone Dolly the sheep should not be used on humans. The findings are based on the use of embryonic stem cells...
Tribune staff reporterLow breast-feeding rates among minorities, especially black women, are a serious public health problem in America, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher said Monday at La Leche League International's 17th annual conference. Despite the known health...
Courant Staff WriterWhy sugarcoat it? A diabetes disaster is headed our way. Left unchecked, diabetes could have a huge impact, with a possibility of more than 500 million diabetics worldwide in 25 years. "That supersedes AIDS, cancer, everything," says Dr. Gerald...
Courant Staff WriterA global epidemic of diabetes might be averted if we could rid ourselves of a passion for Twinkies and television remotes. Fat chance, say scientists searching for a cure for the complex and misunderstood disease. "Diet is always the first therapy...
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Times Film CriticThe Farrelly brothers' "Shallow Hal" is the darndest thing. As unexpected as Yasser Arafat suddenly breaking into a chorus of "My Yiddishe Mama," this staggeringly earnest, wholly sentimental film about seeing beyond surface appearances comes from...
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