| May 19, 2012
Ian Yarmus can spot them when he goes down to his favorite indoor climbing gym in Rockville or when he travels to Seneca Rocks in West Virginia, the place after which he named his now 3 -year-old daughter.
"I remember being 100 feet up [at Seneca], and...
| May 23, 2012
When it comes to advocating against her 8-year-old son's serious illness, Gelse Tkalec is on a much lonelier path than those strewn with pink ribbons and yellow bracelets.
There are only 25 to 30 children worldwide known to have giant axonal neuropathy,...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:23 AM
BEIJING (AP) — A government think tank is urging Chinese leaders to start phasing out China's one-child policy immediately and allow two children for every family by 2015, a daring proposal to do away with the unpopular policy.
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Bismarck, ND - The Visiting Scientists Series announces Dr. Rebecca Phillips of the Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory in Mandan will be its next featured presenter. The public is invited to attend the free presentation Connections Between...
| Aug 26, 2012
Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Christopher M. Spiess, anesthesiologist, recently joined Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates, based at City Hospital in Martinsburg.
Spiess recently completed a residency in...
| Sep 2, 2012
Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA
GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Scott Palmer and Jim Crumrine, with Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA, were recognized as agents of the month for June in the Greencastle office.
The award is given based on the number of listings taken, sales...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Acupuncture may help relieve chronic back, joint and shoulder pain, according to a new review of the evidence - but some of its benefit is likely due to the "placebo effect," researchers concluded.
In an analysis of 29...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:26 AM
It's been nearly 30 years since Ben Jones, 72, gave up his signature trucker hat and mechanic's shirt with cut-off sleeves as Cooter Davenport on the fan-favorite "The Dukes of Hazzard."
Although Jones' life post-"Dukes" has taken him to places that...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 10:24 PM
It's before sunrise, and the janitor at Burns High School has already been down the length of a hallway, cleaning and sweeping classrooms before the day begins.
This particular janitor is painstakingly methodical, even as she administers a mental quiz on...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Helen T. Armstrong, a retired public school librarian, died June 21 of multiple organ failure at Kendal at Longwood retirement community in Kennett Square, Pa.
She was 95.
Helen Towne Armstrong, the daughter of James Wadsworth Armstrong and Abbie...
| Jul 2, 2012
Aeronautical engineer Jim Drake had already solved the "puzzle" of pairing a surfboard with a sail when a young man who stopped to admire "the Baja Board" in the late 1960s suggested what he called "the perfect name": the Windsurfer.
In his Santa...