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  • Why whole-genome testing hurts more than it helps

    President Obama proposes to plunk down $215 million on "precision medicine," and the National Institutes of Health and its National Cancer Institute will spend it by sequencing the whole genome of a million or more Americans. Is whole-genome testing the...
  • April 27 Letters: City Farm, Relay for Life, Dominion Power

    Strategy for action The Newport News City Council should take decisive actions on the fate of the public park land that includes the City Farm, Riverview Farm Park and the marina portion of Riverview Farm Park. The original plan was to develop this...
  • 'Mama' of Mama's Hot Tamales made a name for herself, now protege won't let her use it

    'Mama' of Mama's Hot Tamales made a name for herself, now protege won't let her use it
    The name "Mama" was given to Sandra Romero like a job title, back when she first began working in MacArthur Park. In a neighborhood plagued by gangs, drugs and lawlessness, it took Romero more than a decade to earn the respect that came with such a...
  • A DC doctor makes medical marijuana a specialty

    Twice a week at the office of Patrick Fasusi, District of Columbia residents line up to ask the pain specialist to approve their use of medical marijuana. For most, the brief wait in the lobby is longer than their consultation. As marijuana, which became...
  • RHS Cupcake War provides delicious fun for a cause

    RHS Cupcake War provides delicious fun for a cause
    At the finals of Rockville High School's Cupcake War, the finalists had the delicious challenge of creating their gourmet cupcakes in line with the theme of Girl Scout Cookies. The event, held on April 22, raised funds for both the American Cancer...
  • Former San Diego Mayor Maureen O'Connor has cancer surgery

    Former San Diego Mayor Maureen O'Connor has cancer surgery
    Former San Diego Mayor Maureen O'Connor is recuperating from surgery to remove a cancerous lesion in her breast. O'Connor, 68, underwent a single mastectomy Wednesday at the Breast Health Center at the Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion, part of the...
  • Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care

    Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care
    Barbara Salata was anxious, couldn't sleep and told her family it felt like she was having a heart attack. The 77-year-old Libertyville woman would forget things and generally "wasn't the mom that we knew," said her son, Bob Salata Jr. Despite a sleep...
  • The Rotary Club celebrates 75 years

    Members of the Rotary Club of Manchester were dressed in their best on April 18 to celebrate the club's 75th anniversary. The Rotary Club is the oldest service club in the world, said its President Ed Firestone. "It's an honor to have [the 75th...
  • Redbox founder Gregg Kaplan joins Pritzker Group

     Redbox founder Gregg Kaplan joins Pritzker Group
    Redbox founder and former CEO Gregg Kaplan has joined J.B. and Tony Pritzker's investment firm as an operating partner after a two-year absence from the workforce following his wife's passing from breast cancer. "On a pretty regular basis my kids...
  • Q&A with the winners: What makes a great workplace?

    Q&A with the winners: What makes a great workplace?
    South Florida's Top Workplaces stand out because of the way they treat employees. We asked the leaders the three No. 1 employers to discuss management, hiring, training and community work. The three are Bob Denison, founder of Denison Yachts in Dania...
  • Schumann, Sibelius, Neruda Songs highlight ASO's season finale

    Schumann, Sibelius, Neruda Songs highlight ASO's season finale
    For its final concert of the 2014-2015 season, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform works by three composers from different eras: •From the 19th century, Robert Schumann is represented by his evocative Manfred Overture. •The early...