| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
My friends and I have been saying for years that when it comes to genuine caring, to loyalty and to good judgment, many dogs actually behave better than many people. For example, one cannot buy a dog's love and loyalty with toys and treats, but, sadly,...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on?
A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says, "That's about the age...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Parents and pediatricians will often reach for antibiotics to treat middle ear infections, strep throat, fevers and other common ailments of childhood. But new research suggests that doing so, and prescribing broad-spectrum antibiotics in particular,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Betty G. Bertaux, a composer and music educator who was the founder of the Children's Chorus of Maryland that grew to become a prototype for community children's choruses, died Oct. 10 at her home in Naples, Fla., of pancreatic cancer. She was 76....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech researchers have new evidence that land-based dinosaurs not only came into contact with, but battled water-based giant reptiles. The story is being reported by the University of Tennessee as well as several...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Nearly a quarter of those eligible for programs offering discounts on generic medications are using the benefits, according to a new study.
That's up from less than 4 percent in 2007, a year after the programs were launched, and more minorities are...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Hampton Roads writing community is mourning the loss of local poet and educator Hollis E. Pruitt who died on April 14.
Pruitt, a native of Mississippi but long-time Hampton Roads resident, served in the U.S. Army and earned a bachelor's degree in...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Will McKamey was the valedictorian of his small high school class and often talked about going to medical school at Vanderbilt after he served his commitment to Navy.
McKamey saw it as a way to help people, said Rob Hammond, the headmaster of Grace...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:34 PM
It's hard to imagine how the National Labor Relations Board could become any less popular among Republicans, but it certainly seems to be trying. On Wednesday, Peter Sung Ohr, the board's regional director in Chicago, ruled that football players at...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Dr. A. Richard Grossman, a renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon who four decades ago pioneered the comprehensive care of burn patients in Sherman Oaks and established what became the nation's largest private burn-treatment center, has died. He...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park need more than a laptop, a room of standard servers or even a supercomputer dubbed Deepthought to tackle research exploring Saturn's rings, the earliest galaxies, fire dynamics and drug-resistant...