| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Rob Komosa became a symbol of courage and positivity after he was paralyzed during a 1999 high school football practice. He counseled others who suffered similar accidents, starred in a documentary about his recovery and gave his time to a charity that...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Even as US Lacrosse prepares to move from its city headquarters to a business park in a Baltimore County, the governing body for the country's fastest-growing sport isn't straying from its roots.
The organization outgrew its original base on...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Six public universities in Florida — including the University of Central Florida — have been rated among the best values in the nation by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, which has released its 2013 ranking of its Top 100 public colleges...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Eleven California universities were among the top 100 “best-value” public colleges ranked by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in a 2013 list that is set to hit newsstands Tuesday. UCLA led the way for California coming, in at No. 6 in the......
| Mar 3, 2013
| 10:34 AM
The winners of the 70th annual "Pictures of the Year International" awards were announced last week at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. Here is a selection of the top winners in some of the categories....
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:13 PM
The 2012 listing, released Monday, put the UC San Diego campus as number one nationwide for the third year in a row based on such socially conscious efforts as enrolling and graduating low-income students, supporting research and encouraging students...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Edward Supplee Terry Jr., former head science librarian for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a decades-long stalwart of Baltimore's Arena Players, died July 1 of leukemia. He was 77.
Mr. Terry, a resident of Baltimore, taught tap...
| Sep 19, 2012
Just as recent science has divided dietary fats into good, bad and really bad categories, some scientists now think different sugars also may deserve individual scrutiny.
Most experts agree that Americans eat too much sugar, period. But studies in recent...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:01 PM
(Reuters) - In the small northeast Ohio town of Massillon, a few miles from the National Football Hall of Fame, some 20,000 fans pack into a high school stadium, drowning out the roar of a real tiger mascot on the sidelines.
Football is akin to...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:51 PM
As public health leaders step up their efforts to temper Americans' thirst for sugar-sweetened beverages, a new set of published studies has found that removing sugary drinks from kids' diets slows weight gain in heavy teens and reduces the odds that...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 2:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Health providers should screen all adults and pregnant women for risky drinking habits, a government-backed expert panel said Monday in new draft recommendations.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines were...