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  • Roy Brown dies at 96; designer of Ford's Edsel

    When Ford launched plans in the early 1950s for a medium-priced car so distinctive it would grab attention from blocks away, the challenge fell to Roy Brown to design it. The concept he came up with blared individuality. It shunned the tail fins that...
  • For parents of NICU babies, more than a hospital stay

    For parents of NICU babies, more than a hospital stay
    Moira Mattingly had only been pregnant for about 24 weeks — still plenty of time, she thought, to pick a name for her daughter. So when she went to the hospital with some discomfort — small pains coming every seven minutes — the news...
  • Md. needs a database on pesticides

    Md. needs a database on pesticides
    What pesticides are Maryland families exposed to on a regular basis? Good luck finding out. There's simply no way for the average person to discover what chemicals are being applied to farm fields or even backyards. Worse, it's nearly impossible for...
  • Carnett: Others' histories stand as great inspirations

    I was led quite by accident last week to peruse a pair of highly absorbing memoirs. That's the nice thing about being retired. You have time to indulge your reading passions, from selections on the latest bestseller lists to enduring works you've long...
  • Dr. Jacquelin Perry dies at 94; polio specialist

    Dr. Jacquelin Perry dies at 94; polio specialist
    The country was in the grip of a polio epidemic in the 1950s when orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacquelin Perry began performing spinal surgeries in Downey that helped paralyzed survivors of the disease regain mobility. When some of the same patients...
  • Brightview Bel Air hires new vibrant living director

    Jessica McAllister has joined Brightview Bel Air, a Brightview Senior Living community in Bel Air, as vibrant living director. "We are delighted to have Jessica join our team," Executive Director Jen Bourgeois said in a news release. "Our caring and...
  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acupuncture. Thursdays, 9 a.m. $20 group...
  • Nonmedical hospice in Hampton provides end-of-life comfort

    Nonmedical hospice in Hampton provides end-of-life comfort
    The sun inched towards the horizon setting the sky ablaze in ribbons of pink and orange above the waters of Hampton Roads before slowly slipping out of sight. As she soaked up the view from the fifth floor suite at The Chamberlin on Fort Monroe, Eva...
  • Antibiotic abuse on the farm [Editorial]

    Antibiotic abuse on the farm  [Editorial]
    The rise of drug-resistant bacteria is one of the more alarming health threats of the past several decades. Some of the nation's top hospitals, including one operated by the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, have experienced deadly outbreaks....
  • Memorial set for 16-year-old who died on flight from Seattle

    Memorial set for 16-year-old who died on flight from Seattle
    Zachary Bisiar had beenĀ  airborne for only about 30 minutes when the 16-year-old’s lips started turning blue. Zachary and members of his family were traveling from Seattle to Atlanta on a Delta flight on Dec. 7 to visit family when the boy, who...
  • Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials

    Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials
    There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements. Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...