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  • Asian tiger mosquitoes carry several diseases

    Asian tiger mosquitoes carry several diseases
    Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus, has made its way to Virginia via a handful of travelers to the Caribbean. The Centers for Disease Control has recorded six imported cases in the state this year — double the number counted in 2013 — but...
  • Actors portray conflicts involving families with seniors

    Looking for something different to write about, I decided to attend an event June 26 at the Bain Center, in Columbia, sponsored by Karen Hull, the mental health coordinator for the Howard County Department on Aging. The Mental Health Players'...
  • Southern Californians shared U.S. team's elation, defeat at World Cup

    Southern Californians shared U.S. team's elation, defeat at World Cup
    You could see it in the seaside park in Redondo Beach, normally a haven for moms and scuba divers, but now packed with more than 1,000 seething, war-painted fans. Or outside the gates of Disneyland, where the throng rose and put on extra-big voices to...
  • Ask Amy: Introvert struggles with sharing

    Dear Amy: Due to family issues stemming from my mother's death, I have severe trust issues with people. I don't like getting close to people because everyone I grew up with has either abused me in one way or another, lied to me about major things (such as...
  • A graceful goodbye for Sweetie Grace

    A graceful goodbye for Sweetie Grace
    It's not often that I get to experience a story from its beginning to its end. The exception is the rags-to-riches tale of a pit bull named Sweetie Grace. Roberta Miller, Sweetie Grace's owner, called me last week to tell me that she had spent the...
  • A look inside the healing garden of Howard's 'Dr. Duke'

    A look inside the healing garden of Howard's 'Dr. Duke'
    With its four terraces of thriving plants sloping down toward a babbling lily pond, Jim Duke's garden could certainly be considered a healing place. And that's precisely what the world-renowned botanist and author's Green Farmacy Garden is....
  • It's important to treat pediatric hip dysplasia early, expert says

    It's important to treat pediatric hip dysplasia early, expert says
    Hip dysplasia may not be obvious in newborns, but the disorder may already be affecting babies' development. And the sooner parents and caregivers get an evaluation and treatment, the easier the fix, according to Dr. Andrew Abramowitz, a board-certified...
  • Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research

    Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research
    A possible deal for USC to acquire or enter into an affiliation with the biomedical powerhouse Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has collapsed and talks have been formally canceled, officials said Thursday. According to statements from both...
  • Bad weather is not affecting your back pain - but high winds might

    Have you ever noticed that your lower back pain flares up during a rainstorm? Or when the temperature suddenly drops? Or when there's a change in humidity or air pressure? Well, then you've been noticing wrong, according to a study published this week...
  • Mars rover Opportunity breaks the off-world driving record

    Mars rover Opportunity breaks the off-world driving record
    Opportunity, the little rover that could, has broken a 41-year-old driving distance record that’s out of this world. The decade-old NASA Mars rover has crossed the 25-mile mark, surpassing the 24.2-mile record held by the Russian moon rover Lunokhod...
  • Amgen to cut 2,900 workers and close four facilities

    Biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it would cut up to 2,900 employees and close facilities in Washington state and Colorado as the Thousand Oaks company moved to rein in costs and focus on new drugs. The company said the cuts, which would hit nearly 15% of...