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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Dodgers dugout doc Sue Falsone

    The Dodgers' pitchers and catchers will show up at Camelback Ranch in Arizona in a few days for spring training. And so will Sue Falsone. She won't be in the stands; she'll be in the dugout and the clubhouse, with the guys. She's the Dodgers' new head...
  • 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,...
  • 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?...
  • 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...
  • Steve Blake out indefinitely with chicken pox; sore Matt Barnes a game-time decision

     
    The games only get more important from here, but the Lakers might be without two of their reserves Tuesday against San Antonio. Steve Blake has chicken pox and is out indefinitely. Matt Barnes has a sore right knee and will be a game-time decision. Barnes...
  • Lakers' injury list exacerbates concerns over play following 102-93 victory over San Antonio Spurs

     
    Folding his arms across his knees and burying his head down, Lakers center Andrew Bynum sat on the court. He had just lost his balance while trying to track down San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair, a sequence that caused his left knee to slip...
  • Three Lakers haven't had chicken pox: Bryant, Bynum and Artest

     
    Steve Blake has chicken pox. The Lakers hope he's the only one who gets it. Kobe Bryant, Andrew Bynum and Ron Artest have never had the contagious illness. It takes about two weeks for signs to show. It was not immediately clear if they have had...
  • Steve Blake and Matt Barnes' absences are surprises; Trey Johnson joins the Lakers

     
    Steve Blake's absence for the Lakers' game tonight against San Antonio came unexpected because it's unusual for an adult to get the chickenpox. "We haven't gone through the team yet and checked," Lakers Coach Phil Jackson said. "But we'll be going through...