| Nov 28, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Thank you, Al Capone. Fortunately for me, one of your worst decisions has resulted in one of the best ones I've made in recent months: ordering the Weeping Cherry from -- wait for it, wait for it … -- Bad Decisions in Fells Point.
| Nov 12, 2012
For the most part, the group assembled in the Sofitel meeting room appeared classically corporate: heavy on suits and button-down shirts, wearing laminated name tags.
Hotel memo pads and pencils were placed on tables for use during panel discussions....
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:37 AM
The Shepherd University Common Reading Program will show the movie “Miss Evers’ Boys” in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies auditorium on Thursday at 7 p.m.
An after-film discussion will be led by Kathy Corpus,...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:55 PM
An outbreak of syphilis has been reported in Johnson County and health officials say it's affecting young people.
So far, 25 confirmed or suspected cases of the disease have been reported. Most of those infected are in their teens to mid-20s.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:56 AM
BRAWLEY — For Victoria Alcala, simple tasks like going to school could not be possible without the help of her family.
Victoria is a 17-year-old senior at Desert Valley High School and mother to 4-month-old Devan Holt.
“I wouldn’t be...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:20 PM
OK, Halloween checklist: No eye color-changing lenses, because they can infect your cornea. Check. No black licorice for days at a time, as it lowers potassium and can cause heart arrythmias. Check. Don't go overboard on the chocolate, which contains...
| Aug 13, 2010
Men who took erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra were more likely to become infected with sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS, U.S. researchers have reported.
This infection rate was higher even in the year before the men got their...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The United States apologized to Guatemala on Friday for a 1940s research program in which Guatemalans were intentionally infected with the sexually transmitted disease syphilis without their knowledge or consent. Between 1946 and 1948, the agency then...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The White House has ordered a comprehensive review of medical research guidelines after revelations last month that the U.S. knowingly infected hundreds of Guatemalan prisoners and patients with syphilis or gonorrhea in the 1940s. President Obama's...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Notes on speaking to Rebecca Skloot, the author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, who appeared in Los Angeles Tuesday....
| Apr 14, 2011
| 4:22 PM
For many, Steamworks is more than just a gay bathhouse, it’s a long-standing champion of sexual health advocacy with a long history of community outreach. We find out why....