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  • Catonsville teens in their first synchronized swimming competition in 1961

    An article in the Dec. 7, 1961, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian recognized the participation of several local teenagers in a new aquatic competition. Four 17-year old members of the Rollingwood Pool in Catonsville have entered the...
  • We don't know enough about childhood vaccines

    We don't know enough about childhood vaccines
    The topics of vaccines and vaccine safety spark emotional outbursts at scientific meetings and family dinner tables alike. But many of these debates are remarkably fact-free. Surprisingly few people — not just concerned parents but also doctors,...
  • Best books on the Titanic

    Best books on the Titanic
    With the 100th anniversary of the Titanic, there should be a renewed interest in "A Night to Remember," Baltimorean Walter Lord's recreation of the ship's sinking. It is a classic in the dramatiuc retelling of an historical event, and you could draw a...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Never give baby aspirin to feverish children

    During a recent office visit, I saw a 4-year-old child who was not one of my regular patients. He had a fever and a runny nose. His mother was giving me the child's medical history as I began examining the boy. I had my back slightly turned from her. The...
  • Chickenpox parties are so passe, thankfully

    Chickenpox parties are so passe, thankfully
    Q: My son is 5 years old and just started school. He hasn't had the chickenpox yet, but I'm sure he'll get it eventually. I know some parents actually expose their children to kids with chickenpox so they can catch it and get it over with. Is this safe?...
  • Barbara Walters retiring after 52 years in television

    Barbara Walters retiring after 52 years in television
    Barbara Walters will retire in May of next year, a source familiar with her plans told Reuters on Thursday. (Deadline Hollywood broke the story; Read it here.) The 83-year-old executive producer and co-host of "The View" has struggled with health issues...
  • Shaken by shingles

    Shaken by shingles
    It wasn't just any raking job; it was dethatching to get all the old, dead grass out. That's hard work. You have to dig in and put some real muscle into it. The pain in my rib cage started the day after the dead grass was bagged and bound for the...
  • Barbara Walters to retire from TV journalism

    Barbara Walters to retire from TV journalism
    Barbara Walters is saying goodbye to TV journalism. After more than half a century in the industry, the veteran ABC News anchor plans to retire next summer, ABC announced Sunday night. Walters, 83, is set to make it official Monday morning on "The View....
  • Barbara Walters retiring but 'not walking into the sunset'

    Barbara Walters retiring but 'not walking into the sunset'
    Barbara Walters made it official on "The View" on Monday morning: after the summer of 2014, she won't be appearing on TV anymore. During lengthy remarks at the top of Monday's program, Walters addressed the issue, which has been following her for...
  • Chicken pox, vaccines and mom as bioterrorist

     
    With so many parents realizing they can save their children the suffering of chicken pox with vaccination, it can be tough to find a fun "chicken pox party," the gatherings at which healthy young children mingle with actively sick ones......
  • Late Night: Dr. Stephen Colbert says 'clearly vaccines are dangerous'

     
    On Thursday's "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert waded into one of the most contentious issues in contemporary life: childhood vaccinations....