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  • A thyroidectomy that leaves no scar

    A thyroidectomy that leaves no scar
    Elizabeth Klein is used to the spotlight, but there was something the budding actress from Bethesda didn't want everyone to see. That was a telltale mark on her throat from thyroid surgery. "I don't want every character I play to have the same scar,"...
  • Mailbag: Letter on fire rings misstated facts about Newport

    In the Jan. 16 Huntington Beach Independent, Assembly candidate Emanuel Patrascu writes that it was Keith Curry and his fellow members on the Newport Beach City Council who brought the fire rings issue to the Air Quality Management District. This is...
  • Music with a message

    Music with a message
    On Saturday, the Irvine Barclay Theatre will be the site of classical music — and caffeine. Organic coffee company Urth Caffe is coming to Laguna Beach in the summer. But married co-owners Shallom and Jilla Berkman plan to introduce their...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Resolutions Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer the Mayo Clinic Diet. This 12-week workshop aims to help break unhealthy food habits. The program is led by a registered dietitian and cardiac rehabilitation specialist. Class will be held from 5:30 p.m....
  • Howard County Briefs

    Relay for Life The American Cancer Society invites the public to the Relay for Life of Howard County 2014 Season Kickoff Rally at 6 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel, 10207 Wincopin Circle. Those interested can register a team or...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 26 Child care fair Howard County's Department of Citizen Services Preschool/Child Care Information Fair, "Children On Board," will be held from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. at Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane in Clarksville. Admission is free,...
  • Honoring the memory of a loved one: Area dance academy to present 'Priceless Soul' at GCC

    Honoring the memory of a loved one: Area dance academy to present 'Priceless Soul' at GCC
    When Anna Djanbazian lost her brother after his battle with colon cancer, she grieved the only way that seemed natural to her — through dance. “As soon as it happened, I felt I needed to do something,” she said. It took Djanbazian, who...
  • Danny Bibb October 18, 1950 - January 24, 2014

    Danny Bibb October 18, 1950 - January 24, 2014
    Danny was born in La Canada in 1950 and in 1963 arrived in Corona del Mar. Unbeknownst to him, he would then meet Lynda, his future wife, who lived just down the street. At 13 years old his grandfather put a golf club in his hands for the first time and...
  • Pedaling for a cause

    Pedaling for a cause
    Flynn Donoho has braved a plethora of difficult weather and road conditions during his three-year journey cycling across the United States. He's ridden through snow and hail, pedaled up mountain passes, dodged hurricanes and even stopped to watch a...
  • Buffalo Grove volunteer honored by American Cancer Society

    Buffalo Grove volunteer honored by American Cancer Society
      Adam Schwartz first participated in an event to fight cancer when he was still a student at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire. Now, at 29, he is the youngest person to be inducted into the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Hall of Fame. "It...
  • Americans are shunning the 'evil weed' (and embracing another)

    WASHINGTON -- Americans' addiction to harmful drugs is in the news again in a big way. The nation's largest cigarette-selling pharmacy firm, CVS Caremark, has decided to stop peddling them at its 7,600 stores. Larry J. Merlo, its chief executive,...