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  • Sister of 11-year-old with diabetes raises $110K for research

    She organized 200 family and friends for a charity walk. She put together a bowling tournament and raffle that raised $5,000. Last month, she held a bake sale that earned $798 in a single day. Over the past five years, Lily Cavallaro, a whirlwind of...
  • Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen

    Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen
    Talk about pressure! When Andrea Gielen won the national American Public Health Award last fall, she was not only honored for contributions she had made to the field but, by the award’s terms, is now expected to come up with a second act. The...
  • Barbara Santamaria, nurse practitioner

    Barbara Santamaria, nurse practitioner
    Barbara M. Santamaria, a retired Veterans Administration nurse practitioner and a past president of the Maryland Nurses Association, died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Oak Crest Village Retirement Community...
  • Resveratrol in the diet is no help at all, study says

    Resveratrol in the diet is no help at all, study says
    So you've been feeling virtuous quaffing red wine, nibbling on dark chocolate and popping grapes, thinking you're reaping the life-extending, disease-fighting, health-promoting benefits of resveratrol. You'll need to think again, suggests a new study,...
  • U.S. agencies learning clarity

    U.S. agencies learning clarity
    It isn't often that one hears the word "stellar" used to describe a federal form. Nevertheless, that's the term Annetta Cheek, a leading advocate of clarity in how government communicates with citizens, uses to praise the form that took the Grand...
  • L.A. surgeons implant device to help deaf 3-year-old hear

    L.A. surgeons implant device to help deaf 3-year-old hear
    After a roughly six-hour operation, surgeons at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have successfully inserted a device in the brain stem of a deaf 3-year-old boy in the hope that it will help him to hear. The operation, the first in a clinical...
  • Columbia Election Candidate: Jeanne Ketley

    This is one in a series of submitted candidate profiles for the Columbia Association Elections.  The Columbia Association will hold elections on Saturday, April 26. During the elections, Columbia residents who pay the Columbia Association assessed fee...
  • Patterson High students participate in White House science fair

    Patterson High students participate in White House science fair
    Countless famous footsteps have crossed the White House's entrance hall, but on Tuesday, some of the country's top science and technology dignitaries had to dodge a hovercraft made of foam and a paper bowl whizzing across the shiny pink-and-white marble....
  • Seeing colorblindness through her son's eyes

    Seeing colorblindness through her son's eyes
    My 7-year-old son has fallen in love with Rainbow Loom, the wildly popular sets of pegs and rubber bands kids use to weave friendship bracelets and necklaces. On a recent weekend, I bought him several new packages of rubber bands, as well as a...
  • Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions

    Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions
    With the focus on concussions in young athletes intensifying across the nation, the White House on Wednesday unveiled a raft of initiatives aimed at preventing mild traumatic brain injury and improving its diagnosis and treatment in children. Readying...
  • Nat Geo Explores Six New Series While Emphasizing Returning Slate

    Many TV networks emphasize their slate of new series during upfront presentations, but National Geographic Channel made sure to play up its returning programs with equal zest. The network, a joint venture of 21st Century Fox's Fox Network and National...