| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:06 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — It hasn't always been a walk in the park for Ernie Els, the current toast of the golf world. There have been some hard times for the Big Easy.
Now is not one of them, of course.
He is here for the 142nd British Open, as...
| Aug 4, 2013
For most people, attending a relative's wedding is a happy occasion. But for one Highland Park couple, seeing their son socialize and dance qualified as a once-in-a-lifetime thrill.
"Ethan was just so appropriate ... so engaged in life," said Rebecca...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:13 AM
If finding a job is tough for any young adult in South Florida these days, imagine the challenge for those with autism and other developmental disabilities.
The Dan Marino Foundation is starting a program to reduce those hurdles.
A new jobs-...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:26 PM
An immune system that ensures survival is one of the earliest gifts from a mother to her child. But sometimes, that gift can be a Trojan horse, sending soldiers that are programmed to attack the body’s own antigens into the fetus, where they...
| Apr 29, 2013
"Awesome!" squeals Justin Slattery, after the sensei flips him over his shoulder with a solid thud onto the mat.
But the 6-year-old's karate lesson isn't about cool stunts. For several weeks, he has been diligently working on his coordination and focus,...
| Apr 22, 2013
When Kelly Robinson scaled back her work in the United States Air Force to care for her toddler, Rachel, she had visions of peaceful, cozy days full of bonding.
In reality, every "transition" became a struggle. Nap time required cajoling. Turning off...
| Jun 3, 2013
Lauren was about 2-years-old when she was diagnosed with autism, and her mother, Darcie Crawford, was overwhelmed, not only by this news, but about how to proceed in finding the right specialists and services for her little girl.
"We didn't really know....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:14 PM
If you are conscious and making sense of the world, you have your dorsolateral prefrontal cortex to thank. Same, if you can remember a string of numbers long enough to walk into the next room and punch them into a telephone keypad. To visualize a goal and...
| Jul 7, 2013
On the movie review website Rotten Tomatoes, barely more than half of the critics gave "Man of Steel" a positive rating. Where it matters, however, the latest Superman movie is a huge hit: It has sold more than $500 million worldwide at the box office...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:00 PM
These things have happened in Charlie Huston's novels: People are shot, strangled, bludgeoned, raped; a cat is tortured; brains are splattered. With his dark imagination, you might expect Huston to be a black-clad, moody goth, or a cigarette-smoking...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 11:32 PM
A bill for the equitable provision of disability services passed its final hurdle in the state Legislature and now heads to the governor.
AB 1232, authored by Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez, D-Coachella, represents the first bill in Pérez’s 2013...