| Jan 5, 2014
During one of his final staff meetings as Virginia Tech's athletic director, Jim Weaver revealed how much pain he was enduring, how Parkinson's disease and two failing hips had not only fast-tracked his retirement but also compromised basic, daily living....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Connecticut's medical landscape changed substantially in 2013, and likely for the better, when the General Assembly adopted a law allowing the use of cannabis in the treatment of certain medical conditions and ailments. This well-crafted legislation is...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Charles Edwin Lamb, an architect of forward-looking, modernist structures and a founder of the RTKL firm, died of complications of Parkinson's disease Dec. 12 at the Heron Point Retirement Community in Chestertown. He was 87 and had lived in Baltimore and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:26 AM
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....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had pain in my right shoulder for a few weeks that has been getting worse rather than better, even though I'm letting it rest. I have come across the term "frozen shoulder" - could that be what I have? What causes it? Should I see...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Combining movies and TV, a live broadcast and drinking celebs always creates the potential for oddness. But with the exception of the inevitable excellence of hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (who also won!), Sunday's Golden Globes was particularly strange....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Viewers of E!'s pre-Golden Globes online red carpet coverage on Sunday may not have caught the channel's on-screen "fun fact" about Michael J. Fox's Parkinson's diagnosis, but the Twittersphere picked up on it and outrage quickly spread.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:31 AM
U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody has tossed the $765-million NFL concussion settlement out of her courtroom -- temporarily -- and that's a shame. It's a shame because she has given the parties clues to what they need to do to make the deal acceptable,...
| Jan 21, 2014
Q: I have a question about a fruit from St. Lucia. It is supposed to have cancer fighting properties and is delicious, according to my best friend. Her boyfriend is from St. Lucia and she has had the fruit there and wonders about what a good source...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For many of us, driving is a vital component of freedom and independence. But aging brings physical changes that can jeopardize your future on the road.
"Most people I see don't think they have any driving problems," says Barbara Moscowitz, a geriatric...
| Jan 23, 2014
Maya Romanoff discovered the magic of dying fabric when he saw tie-dyed T-shirts at the Woodstock music festival in 1969.
He turned that fascination with colors and fabric into a career, starting the Skokie corporation that bears his name and has...