| Jul 13, 2013
An elated William R. "Bill" Harvey, president of Hampton University, announced Friday that the university had received a $13.5 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
"It's a huge grant and it's...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:42 AM
One of Rick Lang's favorite things was to travel the countryside and back roads and find inspiration for his photography.
"His photographs are timeless and had a romantic view of the Southern landscape," said Peter Schreyer, executive director of the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Chalyce Howsare, 22, of Meyersdale, bravely told her story of fighting Stage 2 Hodgkin's Lymphoma as she served as the guest speaker for Meyersdale's Relay For Life this past weekend.
"Just a little over a year ago I was looking forward to my 21st...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Art was a lifeline for Heather Rodale when she needed it most. The Lower Macungie township resident and founder of Healing Through The Arts understands that creativity can play a crucial role in overcoming an illness. "When I was diagnosed with cancer and...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Sue T. Brown, who served as executive director of the Maryland Psychological Association for nearly three decades, died July 10 of complications from metastatic melanoma at her Columbia home. She was 73.
Sue Taylor was born in Seattle and raised in...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
GREENSBORO, N.C., - Exposure to heat and sun can result in serious health problems for anyone; agricultural workers, by the very nature of their jobs, are especially vulnerable. Compensation claims related to heat exhaustion and skin cancer in the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:53 PM
NEW YORK — Michael Weiner has acquired a wealth of knowledge gained over 51 years in classrooms, courtrooms, ballparks and concert venues. The quality that makes him so unusual, and such a treasure, is that he also knows what he does not know....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:51 PM
CrossFit was founded by Greg Glassman after he trained Santa Cruz Police Department officers.
The first CrossFit gym opened in Santa Cruz in the 1990s. The only machines in CrossFit gyms are for rowing. The exercises focus on functional movements, or...
| Jul 31, 2013
It used to be that when a child received a cancer diagnosis, the focus was primarily an immediate one: To cure the child.
But over the last two decades, researchers have found that the cancer treatments that are so effective in saving children's lives...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Has anyone started a pool on how long Proposition 13 will remain standing, the way it now stands?
The process that made Proposition 13 possible is 100 years old, but the revolutionary tax makeover is 35. And it could be argued that its effect on the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Southern California residents got their first exposure to the new America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response system Monday night, when their mobile phones suddenly displayed an alert telling them to be on the lookout for two children believed to have...