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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Alcoholic beverages laced with more potential harm than good

    Celebrations, happy hours, cocktail parties. It would be nice to think the alcoholic beverages ever-present at social events are good for us. The news media typically makes the most of new studies suggesting a link between a daily glass of wine and a...
  • Genevieve M. DiCamillo, homemaker

    Genevieve M. DiCamillo, homemaker
    Genevieve M. DiCamillo, a homemaker and accomplished Italian cook who was known for her family dinners, died Saturday at her Hamilton home of breast cancer. She was 105. The daughter of immigrant Italian parents, Angelo Santastefano, a coal miner, and...
  • Ayasdi CEO Gurjeet Singh uses 'big math' to tame big data

    MENLO PARK, Calif. Gurjeet Singh is chief executive officer and co-founder of a company that reflects an emerging trend in Silicon Valley the intersection of computer science and mathematics to tackle real world problems. A native of India, he earned his...
  • Pro golfer Pressel raises thousands to fight cancer

    Pro golfer Pressel raises thousands to fight cancer
    First there's dinner, a silent auction and an award in her late mother's name. The next day, seven of her fellow LPGA pro golfers joined West Boca's Morgan Pressel for her annual Morgan & Friends Fight Cancer Tournament on Jan. 4 and 5 at St. Andrews...
  • 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...
  • 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...