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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Trisha Yearwood cooks up a tour

    Trisha Yearwood cooks up a tour
    Trisha Yearwood has gone on her share of semi-mandatory tours after releasing new albums, and her husband, Garth Brooks, is about to embark on a mammoth world journey. So Yearwood decided that if she wanted to perform on her own terms, she'd better do...
  • Review: Trisha Yearwood whets our appetite

    Review: Trisha Yearwood whets our appetite
    Yes, Trisha, you need to get out of the house more. You're welcome here anytime. Trisha Yearwood opened her show Wednesday night - her first concert tour in five years - by telling the audience, "I just needed to get out of the house and sing some...
  • 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...
  • Success, integrity, courage mark Weaver's Virginia Tech legacy

    Success, integrity, courage mark Weaver's Virginia Tech legacy
    The morning after found Jim Weaver at peace and reflective, more convinced than ever of his life-altering decision, and moved by others' response. Weaver announced Tuesday that he is retiring as Virginia Tech's athletic director. His tenure was...
  • Bereaved Parents meets third Wednesdays

    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. For...
  • AFI Fest 2013 wraps up a memorable, star-studded scene

     AFI Fest 2013 wraps up a memorable, star-studded scene
    With a calendar date falling just as studios are desperately trying to secure some awards-season traction for their Oscar hopefuls, the AFI Fest has no trouble booking its share of glamorous galas and high-profile events. This year's festival, which...
  • Light could replace shock to regulate hearts

    Light could replace shock to regulate hearts
    So many Americans experience dangerous fluctuations in heartbeat that about 400,000 times a year a device is implanted in their chests to keep a normal rhythm. But the defibrillators that send a life-saving electric buzz through the heart can be so...
  • Community: Sunrise Kiwanis help pay for brain scanner

    Community: Sunrise Kiwanis help pay for brain scanner
    The Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Club outshined the competition when it celebrated its silver anniversary recently. The club raised $25,000 and donated it to Providence St. Joseph Foundation during a dinner at DeBell Clubhouse Grill. The funds will go to the...
  • On the Town: Resident receives new, fuzzy friend

    On the Town: Resident receives new, fuzzy friend
    An actress who first broke into national prominence in the 1960s, Toni Bua starred on the CBS daytime drama "Love of Life" as Tess Krakauer opposite her real-life love and husband, Gene Bua. As the years went by, Toni and Gene left New York and came...
  • Richard C. McShane Jr., contractor

    Richard C. McShane Jr., contractor
    Richard C. McShane, a retired mechanical engineer, died Tuesday of pneumonia and complications from Parkinson's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former Pinehurst resident was 83. Born in Sparrows Point, he was the son of Colegate...
  • Sunday column: Florida's lone legal pot smoker would love company

    Now that the Florida Supreme Court has cleared the way for voters to decide the fate of medical marijuana in November, I called Florida's only legal pot smoker for his toke, uh, I mean take. "We're in for a tough battle," said Irvin Rosenfeld, 60, a...