| Jul 3, 2015
If inflammation ranks low on your list of health concerns, it may be time to bump it up. The reason: Inflammation, or your body's response to injury or infection, has been associated with arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer. So what can...
| Jul 1, 2015
| 1:54 PM
One vaccine used in Europe during the 2009 swine flu pandemic was linked to rare cases of a baffling side effect — the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Now new research offers a clue to what happened.
The vaccine Pandemrix never was used in the United...
| Jun 19, 2015
| 7:03 AM
Karyn Pieciak, daughter of Richard and Donna Pieciak, of Sykesville, graduated summa cum laude from The Catholic University of America on May 16 with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
During her college career, she also completed CUA's...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 1:15 PM
When Joshua Mendelson leaves Deerfield in August to attend Vanderbilt University, he'll be doing so partly in memory of someone he has never met — Tracey Beth Rumick.
Like Mendelson, Tracey Beth Rumick graduated from Deerfield High School and...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 9:00 PM
It was just another Friday night in Coral Springs for friends Ismail "Izzy" Ercan and Carson Poltorack.
The pop violin duo recorded themselves performing a violin rendition of Avicii's "Wake Me Up." They posted it on YouTube.
Next thing the 18-year-...
| May 30, 2015
| 5:22 PM
When University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers were looking for volunteers to test a vaccine for Ebola, which was killing thousands of people in West Africa, Andrea Buchwald raised her hand in Baltimore.
"Scientific curiosity," the 29-year-...
| May 29, 2015
| 7:41 PM
Thirteen seniors from four local high schools were awarded $1,000 each in scholarships from the La Cañada Thursday Club during the organization’s recent tea meeting.
The awardees include Catherine Cea (LCHS), Lacy Coan (Flintridge Prep), Grant...
| May 1, 2015
| 9:34 PM
After Monday's rioting, Attman's Delicatessen lost a catering event, about $1,000 in convention-related sales and half its usual Tuesday sales, said Marc Attman, owner of the Lombard Street landmark.
But Attman, whose family's 100-year-old shop survived...
| Apr 21, 2015
Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., the first surgeon to successfully implant an automatic defibrillator in a human and a civil rights activist who helped open the doors of John Hopkins University School of Medicine to minority students, has died at the age of 70....
| Apr 12, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., a noted Johns Hopkins cardiac surgeon, behind-the-scenes political figure and civil rights activist who broke many racial barriers, died Friday from a massive heart attack and stroke, relatives said Saturday.
The 70-year-old Dr....
| Apr 14, 2015
| 2:33 PM
Matt Belsante didn't grow up planning to be a professional musician, but fans of the critically acclaimed jazz artist are glad he did.
"The thing I enjoy most about performing (this type of) music, is that I get to perform in front of audiences who...