| May 5, 2012
| 9:40 AM
The new Miller library branch in Ellicott City will open its Enchanted Garden next weekend, an outdoor learning space that will be one of the few nationwide to be owned and tended by a public library.
The space, which will offer classes and activities...
| May 4, 2012
| 11:58 AM
1) Infinite Well
Boaz ItsHaky traveled all around the world when he was in his 20s. "I traveled in the Orient a lot – Thailand, Nepal, all over," says the Israeli-born ItsHaky. (He came up with the custom capitalization to help people pronounce his...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Naomi Morgan reached her limit when her doctor recommended a third surgery for chronic back pain.
Tired of being cut open only to have the pain return, Morgan, a 65-year-old nursing assistant, began looking for a less invasive and hopefully more...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:25 PM
It's one of those irksome things that comes and goes when it darn well pleases, and it causes me to limp like a wounded loon.
I'm pretty sure that this time it was related to a nerve because the pain jumped around within about a seven-inch area across...
| Aug 26, 2012
You can see why a state might require minors to have a parent's OK before they receive medical care. But Maryland law has made life especially difficult for homeless teenagers who have no adults watching out for them.
It's the sort of problem that drives...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Dick Butkus can feel Brian Urlacher's pain.
From one Hall of Fame Bears middle linebacker to a future Hall of Famer, Butkus knows first-hand about knee soreness, immobility and desperation to find a cure.
While sources told the Tribune this week that...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:26 AM
A Volusia County chiropractor accused of prescribing painkillers and muscle relaxers to patients using another doctor's name pleaded guilty to federal charges in Orlando on Tuesday.
Joseph Wagner, who is prohibited from prescribing controlled...
| Aug 29, 2012
Dr. Barbara Royal consults at every Chicago zoo, has administered acupuncture to elephants and zebras, scrubbed oil from otters and tagged wild owl nests. She's treated arthritic camels, tarantulas with torn skin, and a starving spider monkey.
| Sep 1, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster will host the program "Challenges of Grandparenting in the 21st Century: Looking at Addiction Through the Eyes of Grandparents" on Friday, Sept. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m., as part of the center's recognition of...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Community Programs and Support Groups — Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Road, community programs such as childbirth education classes, HeartSaver first aid/CPR, maternity center tours, P.A.C.E. (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) and a...
| 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...