| Jun 23, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Since I became alarmed some 30 years ago about the lack of certainty for long-term consequences caused by concussions suffered by my superstar NFL clients, the news has gotten progressively more discouraging.
Breakthroughs in brain research and...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Gary David Goldberg, the creator of the iconic 1980s and '90s comedies "Family Ties" and "Spin City," has died. He was 68.
Family members said Goldberg died Saturday in his Montecito home from brain cancer.
Goldberg was a Brooklyn native who worked...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:31 PM
When he had his first important business meeting, Gary David Goldberg arrived with a fertile mind and a seasoned thumb.
Without any TV writing credits, he hitchhiked from San Diego to Los Angeles to meet an agent and talk TV. A big bear of a former...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:25 AM
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5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acupuncture. Thursdays, 10 a.m. $20 group...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Deep-brain stimulation, a technique used for more than a decade to manage the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, may help restore greater function and more natural movement to patients with spinal cord injuries that have left at least a few nerves intact,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Most of the characters he portrayed died screaming.
His demeanor and manner of speaking gave one the distinct impression that he was an upper-crust Englishman — the accent was formal and his voice richly, even creepily, sonorous.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:06 PM
America needs a new kind of hero, not a well sculptured hunk trying to impress us with his awesome physique or some newly minted techno-geek. We don't need anything strange or fancy. We just need an ordinary hero.
I nominate Michael J. Fox.
| May 28, 2013
| 11:38 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exposure to pesticides and other chemicals is linked to an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a fresh look at some past research.
Dr. James Bower, a neurologist from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,...
| May 29, 2013
In 2004, with President George W. Bush dead set against stem cell research, California just went ahead and did it. Voters made stem cell research a state constitutional right, and endorsed $3 billion in bond sales for 10 years to cement the deal. CIRM,...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — You hear choreographer Mark Morris before you see him. He's humming as he approaches his front door, maybe a Tchaikovsky fragment, maybe something else. He doesn't even know he's humming, much less what it is, he says later, "but people...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Beau Doherty sat inside the recreation hall at Dever State School in Taunton, Mass., in the summer of 1977, watching his charges, the men with intellectual disabilities they called "clients," bowling.
They were good, Doherty thought, better than many...