| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:13 PM
I treated the persistent pain in the ball of my foot the way I cope with other pains: ignored it and I didn't tell anyone.
My sister had a neuroma surgically removed from the same spot. I didn't want to give my nuisance a name. The thought of surgery...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Half a century ago this Wednesday, as a bright sun climbed the sky above downtown Washington, Douglas B. Sands, then 29, stood a few hundred feet from the Lincoln Memorial and looked out over the National Mall in wonder.
It was 8:30 in the morning on...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:04 PM
When she arrived at Burbank High as a freshman, Katie Hooper was determined to play multiple sports.
Along with softball, Hooper competed in girls' volleyball and girls' soccer. However, after enjoying a successful sophomore season on the diamond for...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:06 PM
Officials plan a ground-breaking ceremony for a new sports complex at South Dakota State in conjunction with the school’s football opener against Butler on Aug. 31.
The Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex will be an indoor practice and human-...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Sister Jeanne Marie Armstrong, who nursed and did physical therapy treatment for her fellow School Sisters of Notre Dame, died of a stroke Aug. 18 at her order's health care center in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 86.
| Aug 26, 2013
Karen Labe has lived with multiple sclerosis for 19 years, but after emergency abdominal surgery left her extremely weak, the effects of the debilitating disease worsened. She began traveling to the Mandell Center for Multiple Sclerosis at Mt. Sinai...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Peter Karch is a scientist. He identifies a concept by its definition and is puzzled when he can’t seem to find the right category. This is what happens when he tries to define life. He can’t. The Lehigh Carbon Community College biology...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Doctors have increasingly ignored clinical guidelines for the treatment of routine back pain by prescribing powerful and addictive narcotics instead of other recommended painkillers and by recommending unwarranted diagnostic imagery, according to a new...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:49 AM
At the top of Obamacare's priorities is to provide health insurance for 23 million uninsured Americans by 2016. They'll be able to shop beginning Oct. 1 for coverage that takes effect Jan. 1.
For doctors, that leads to an obvious question: Will there be...
| Aug 12, 2013
New OB/GYN physicians
Breanne Mueller, M.D.
• Medical school: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
• Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo.
Melissa Hieb, D.O.
• Medical school:...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Severna Park company Dynasplint Systems Inc. laid off 500 employees, including about 250 in Maryland, on Tuesday after its lender moved to foreclose on its property, including cash that was to cover payroll.
In a letter to laid-off employees obtained...