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  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, June 23 Juneteenth The Howard County Center of African American Culture Inc. presents "From Slavery to Freedom: The Trials and Tribulations of James Too" at 3 p.m. at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way in Columbia. Free event include dance...
  • Psychiatry 'bible' gets two doses of criticism

    Psychiatry 'bible' gets two doses of criticism
    In his 1993 classic, "Listening to Prozac," Peter D. Kramer discusses how psychotropic drugs affect the art and science of psychiatric diagnosis. The successful use of lithium to treat manic depression, for example, helped substantiate the diagnosis and...
  • Essential Track: Genesis Be's 'Tampons & Tylenol'

    Essential Track: Genesis Be's 'Tampons & Tylenol'
    This post has been updated. See below for details. The relentlessly catchy chorus from Genesis Be's new track "Tampons & Tylenol" isn't one I expected to be looping in my head all morning. But ever since the Village Voice's Sound of the City blog posted...
  • Hormone replacement promises no cognitive fountain of youth

    Hormone replacement promises no cognitive fountain of youth
    In the 11 years that researchers, physicians and womens' health advocates have been skirmishing over the benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy, one hope had proved tantalizingly persistent: that newly menopausal women who used the therapy...
  • Finding a balance with hormone replacement therapy

    Finding a balance with hormone replacement therapy
    After a decade of rancorous debate over the risks and benefits of menopausal hormone therapy, experts from more than a dozen top medical organizations worldwide have finally come to something resembling a consensus. What did they decide, and why are women...
  • CA exploring a shift to emphasizing wellness and vitality

    Forty-six years after it was founded as a civic association with an emphasis on the outdoors, sports and fitness, the Columbia Association is exploring shifting its focus to wellness and vitality. "This is the time to initiate CA's new face and business...
  • Special training programs may prevent ACL tears, knee injuries

    Special training programs may prevent ACL tears, knee injuries
    An athlete crumples to the ground untouched, yelling in pain and grabbing her knee. It's a scene that plays out daily on soccer fields, basketball courts and volleyball courts. In 2011, Maddie Tantillo, a 29-year-old semi-pro soccer player for the San...
  • In Theory: How do you teach children to pray?

    Praying is a central and vital part of religion. But how do you teach and explain prayer to children? Cheri Fuller, writing on churchleaders.com, says one way of explaining prayer to small children is to tell them that it's a conversation; and just as...
  • FDA approves an antidepressant for hot flashes

    Is it hot in here, or am I just depressed? For many menopausal women, hot flashes are just depressing. And depression, which affects at least one in four women ages 40 to 59, can intensify the misery of hot flashes, as well. No surprise, then, that a...
  • Suzanne Somers, expert on nothing

    Suzanne Somers, expert on nothing
    Noted healthcare economist Suzanne Somers received a full screen's worth of valuable Wall Street Journal online space the other day to deliver her judgment on the Affordable Care Act. Before we get to the substance of her argument, let's acknowledge...
  • Close-up of virus could ease HIV vaccine research

    Close-up of virus could ease HIV vaccine research
    The search for an HIV vaccine has taken an important step forward after researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla managed to capture molecular images of a protein spike that allows the deadly virus to invade human immune cells to hack...