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  • SeaWorld to expand killer-whale habitat at its parks

    SeaWorld to expand killer-whale habitat at its parks
    Wounded by controversy over keeping killer whales in captivity, SeaWorld Entertainment is embarking on a pricey project designed to give its orcas more room to roam. The company said Friday it will nearly double the orca habitat at its three SeaWorld...
  • If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life

    If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life
    People who jogged or ran for as little as five minutes a day reduced their risk of premature death by nearly one-third and extended their lives by about three years, according to a new study. Researchers examined the exercise habits of more than 55,...
  • Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center

    Write Stuff: Congressman James Clyburn Giving Book Talk At Stowe Center
    U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn will discuss his new book, "Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black" (University of South Carolina Press, $34.95) on Sunday, Sept. 21,  at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. U.S....
  • 3D mammograms improve breast cancer detection, drive down false alarms

    Screening women for breast cancer using traditional digital mammography plus a technique that yields a three-dimensional picture of the breast improves detection of cancer and reduces the number of women called back unnecessarily for further tests and...
  • Public university tuition is up, and the numbers zero in on why

    Public university tuition is up, and the numbers zero in on why
    Two reports released this weekend about how public universities are spending their money have sparked widespread outrage across the country. One, from the Chronicle of Higher Education, outlined executive compensation at public universities, revealing...
  • National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Feb. 7; find a Peninsula testing site near you

    National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Feb. 7; find a Peninsula testing site near you
    The Peninsula metropolitan region has one of the highest HIV/AIDS rates in the country. Early diagnosis and treatment can cut the transmission rate by up to 90 percent, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Find out where you can get tested,...
  • No exercise, more than couch, tied to fat in kids

    No exercise, more than couch, tied to fat in kids
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For kids, time spent inactive seems less of a factor in higher body fat than does a lack of exercise, according to a new study. Researchers found that the more minutes kids spent exercising at the pace of a fast walk each day,...
  • Laurel students named to dean's lists

    The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the fall semester at McDaniel College in Westminster: Brett Haas, honors; Gregory Nolen, honors; Shannon Nolte, highest honors; Mara Seibert, highest honors; and Samuel Whitfield,...
  • Four female Chinese directors to watch

    Four female Chinese directors to watch
    BEIJING — Eva Jin isn't the only female director making waves in China. This year alone, Zhao Wei's "So Young" made nearly $115 million and Xue Xiaolu's "Finding Mr. Right" took in $85 million. Shaoyi Sun, a professor of film and TV at Shanghai...
  • Ruth Patrick dies at 105; pioneer in freshwater ecosystem research

    Ruth Patrick dies at 105; pioneer in freshwater ecosystem research
    Ruth Patrick, a scientist whose research on freshwater ecosystems led to groundbreaking ways to measure pollution in rivers and streams, has died. She was 105. Patrick, recipient of dozens of the nation's top science awards including the National...
  • Former Westminster High ace prepares for career in medical field

    Former Westminster High ace prepares for career in medical field
    When the Major League Baseball season starts March 31, Brett Harman won't be on a pitcher's mound. Instead, the 23-year-old Westminster resident will be preparing for a career as a physician assistant. But Harman, who had a standout career at...