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  • Maryland allows Confederate license plates, but blocks other messages

    Maryland allows Confederate license plates, but blocks other messages
    Arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court last week over whether Texas can refuse to issue license plates bearing the Confederate battle flag to the group Sons of Confederate Veterans should sound familiar. In the late 1990s, the same group prevailed in a...
  • Walk in park raises money to fight AIDS

    Walk in park raises money to fight AIDS
    If he hadn't been wearing a T-shirt that said "I may have AIDS, but AIDS doesn't have me," only his closest friends would have known that Michael Pinto was infected with the potentially deadly virus. That's the point. "I try to live as normal a life...
  • For the Decemberists, change is good

    For the Decemberists, change is good
    "We've all changed," announced Decemberists leader Colin Meloy near the outset of their magnificent 110-minute concert Friday at a sold-out Chicago Theatre. "We've all retracted into our childhood a little bit more." The vocalist directed the comments...
  • Other Nominees For March's Hometown Heroes

    Other Nominees For March's Hometown Heroes
    Dr. Donna McHugh I left my career due to hand injuries and was really feeling sorry for myself thinking my career as an artist was over. Because I wanted a doctor closer to home, I called Dr. McHugh and she accepted me as a patient. When I went to the...
  • Article on biopsy doubts creates unneeded fear

    We all experience at least some anxiety waiting for results of radiology or laboratory testing. As a pathologist who has been in practice for more than 25 years, I fear your recent article “Accuracy of breast biopsies in doubt; New study finds...
  • Ammunition scarce in hunt for environmental link to breast cancer

    Ammunition scarce in hunt for environmental link to breast cancer
    Imagine that you are a molecular biologist who has spent the last 20 years in your lab, doggedly trying to figure out how chemicals in the environment cause human cells to become cancerous. One day a benefactor asks you what it would take to make real...
  • Angelina Jolie's decision to remove ovaries touches on problem many women face

    Angelina Jolie's decision to remove ovaries touches on problem many women face
    They still call it the "Angelina Jolie wave" at the University of Kansas Hospital. When the international philanthropist and filmmaker announced two years ago that she'd had her still-healthy breasts removed because her family history and genetics put...
  • Between sunscreen and indoor lifestyles, bodies crave vitamin D

    Between sunscreen and indoor lifestyles, bodies crave vitamin D
    Tammi Leader Fuller, 55, is outdoors most of the time, running her Malibu, Calif.-based sleepover camps for grown-ups. Yet, she knows she does not get enough of D, the "sunshine vitamin," because it requires ultraviolet rays to be absorbed. "I'm...
  • Angelina Jolie has more preventive surgery

    Angelina Jolie has more preventive surgery
    Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer. Writing in The New York Times, the filmmaker and philanthropist...
  • PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse

     PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse
    Edward Herrmann had collapsed at the studio in New York, and no one knew why. The actor had arrived to record his narrator part for Ken Burns' latest documentary epic for PBS, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." The three-part, six-hour film, based...
  • Decemberists find new joy in a 'Terrible World'

    Decemberists find new joy in a 'Terrible World'
    When Colin Meloy and his bandmates in the Decemberists took a break in 2011, the agenda was open-ended. The band's steady growth had paid off in a new commercial peak — the Portland quintet's "The King is Dead" had debuted at No. 1 on the...