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  • Edward Brooke, liberal Republican and 1st black popularly elected to US Senate, dies at 95

    Former U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke, a liberal Republican who became the first black in U.S. history to win popular election to the Senate, died Saturday. He was 95. Brooke died of natural causes at his Coral Gables, Florida, home, said Ralph Neas, Brooke'...
  • Another drug is approved to help the obese

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug that may be help some of the millions of Americans resolving to lose weight this year. The daily injectable drug, liraglutide, is part of a new class of diabetes medicines that prompt the pancreas to...
  • Edward Brooke, 1st black man elected to U.S. Senate, dies

    Former Senator Edward W. Brooke, a liberal Republican who became the first black man in U.S. history to win popular election to the Senate, died Saturday. He was 95. Brooke died of natural causes at his Coral Gables, Florida, home, said Ralph Neas,...
  • Morgan & Friends sets another record

    Morgan & Friends sets another record
    As good as Morgan Pressel is as a golfer, the LPGA Tour pro is even better when it comes to raising money to fight breast cancer. It helps that she has an army of supporters at St. Andrews Country Club. The eighth annual Morgan & Friends Fight...
  • Hampton girls hosting Hoops for a Cure Saturday afternoon

    Hampton girls’ basketball coach Alan Jones has never been touched by the issue personally, but breast cancer awareness has become important to him. So for the fourth year, he is hosting an event — the Lady Crabbers Hoops For a Cure —...
  • Forced treatment not a panacea

    Forced treatment not a panacea
    It is tempting to expand court ordered treatment for mental illness because it seems like such an obvious, rational and simple solution. Why not round folks up in a kind way, have benevolent judges order them to do what we know is best and make them...
  • Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career

     Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Marine Capt. Tom O'Brien had two options in 1979: remain in the service and ship out to Okinawa, or become a full-time assistant football coach at the United States Naval Academy, his alma mater. "Took me about five seconds to...
  • Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year

    Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year
    Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance. That was until she was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-2013, and the self-employed businesswoman made a startling discovery: Her health plan didn't cover the chemotherapy she...
  • Bereaved Parents meets third Wednesdays

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288. Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m. For...
  • Free health information, screenings, education

    Parenting skills may not come naturally, so the "Active Parenting" classes at Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News aim to teach skills that all can use. "A Parent's Guide to Raising Happy and Successful Children, ages 5 to 12: Kids Don't Come with...
  • Breast cancer prevention drug gives lasting protection, study finds

    Taking the cancer drug tamoxifen for five years drives down the incidence of breast cancer in women at high risk for the disease by close to 30%, researchers have found. And the medication's protective effects against breast cancer appear to last,...