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  • A celebrated son recalls the wisdom of his mother

    A celebrated son recalls the wisdom of his mother
    Drip, drip, drip — so many memoirs today read like leaky faucets of misery: They’re all trouble, dysfunction and wounded feelings, recalled in microscopic detail. Which is why Scott Simon’s new book, “Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime,” is so refreshing. It celebrates a happy if quirky childhood and its central beloved architect: Simon’s mother, Patricia Lyons Simon Newman Gelbin. The daughter of a Chicago cop, she was a glossy looker who combined fun and glamour with wisdom and warmth.
  • Coal ash contamination upsets residents near North Carolina plants

    Coal ash contamination upsets residents near North Carolina plants
    As a boy, Ron Thomas often watched murky water pour from a pipe into the Yadkin River behind his family's farmhouse, dumped from coal ash storage ponds at Duke Energy's Buck electricity plant. Now 80, Thomas worries that he and his wife, Joann, 72, have...

    Anne Arundel County health brief

    Healthy living A diabetes educator will discuss and offers suggestions on how make simple nutrition and exercise changes to achieve weight loss, lower blood pressure, prevent diabetes and lower cholesterol from 4:30 p.m. to 5 :30 p.m. May 13 and from 2...

    Can an online 'crowd' diagnose what your doctor can't?

     Can an online 'crowd' diagnose what your doctor can't?
    Since its launch in April 2013, CrowdMed has claimed success in solving more than 700 of the world's most baffling medical cases, those that defy diagnosis despite multiple medical visits, expensive tests and sometimes years of suffering. CrowdMed...

    South African judge grants terminally ill man right to die

    A terminally ill man died of natural causes shortly after he was granted the right to end his life in South Africa, where euthanasia is illegal, a lobbying group said Thursday. In a first-of-its-kind ruling for the nation, Judge Hans Fabricius said...