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  • Former Steeler Jerome Bettis helps mom battle cancer

    Former Steelers great Jerome Bettis toted the football 3,479 times in his 13-year NFL career, earning every one of his 13,662 rushing yards, the sixth-best total in league history. He took hundreds, if not thousands, of brutal hits and was as durable as...
  • Government health care website quietly sharing personal data

    Government health care website quietly sharing personal data
    The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned. The scope of what is...
  • New privacy concerns over government's health care website

    The government's health insurance website is quietly passing along consumers' personal data to outside websites, just as President Barack Obama is calling for stronger cybersecurity protections. It works like this: When you apply for coverage on...
  • Wisconsin's Rob Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, hopes to turn heads at Senior Bowl

    Wisconsin's Rob Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, hopes to turn heads at Senior Bowl
    Towering over defensive ends and overpowering them with his mauling approach to the game, Wisconsin offensive tackle Rob Havenstein isn't looking to rack up style points as a blocker. Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, plays the game with an edge, using...
  • Suicide attempt survivors come out of the shadows

    Suicide attempt survivors come out of the shadows
    After four people with ties to Northwestern University committed suicide within a year, Josh Walfish no longer could remain silent. The deaths compelled him to disclose a painful piece of his past that he had kept to himself. When he revealed his...
  • Patron saint of arts cultivates the soul: Central Floridian of the Year

    Patron saint of arts cultivates the soul: Central Floridian of the Year
    There was a time in the ’80s when Southern Ballet Theatre performances of “Swan Lake” closed with Prince Siegfried collecting the body of the star-crossed Odette and drowning himself in a lake of red ink. Funding cuts, chronic...
  • The coming revolution in much cheaper life-saving drugs

    Randy Hillard was supposed to be dead by now. In 2010, the Michigan State University psychiatry professor was diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer and given less than a year to live. He started wondering how he could die in the most comfortable...
  • Howard County health digest

    Dance classes Presented by Vantage House, a retirement community, classes are held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has been shown to improve balance, gait and mood in those...
  • In Layman Terms will donate proceeds from 'Won't Let It' to cancer charity

    In Layman Terms will donate proceeds from 'Won't Let It' to cancer charity
     I was with Logan and Cole Layman (a.k.a. In Layman Terms) on the windy October day at Jamestown Beach when they filmed the music video for their song "Won't Let It" - a rousing blues anthem in support of those battling cancer.  Logan, a 14-year-old...
  • Bonnet House reopens entrance

    Bonnet House reopens entrance
    More than 100 people celebrated the reopening of the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens' south entrance at the recent Roaring Twenties Soiree. The event featured ragtime jazz music, attendees in flapper girl attire and period costume, non-alcoholic...
  • Faulkner teams up with ACS to help fight breast cancer

      Almost everyone knows someone who’s been affected by breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, it’s one of the most common types of cancer among American women, and about one in eight women in the United States will...