| Oct 13, 2013
Since she was a little girl, Sheri Prentiss knew she wanted to be a doctor.
"My parents would remind me — if you want to be a doctor, you have to work harder than the other kids," says Prentiss, 45 (whose name, until her Oct. 1 marriage to...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Martin Ngwa, a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, plans to go into social work after graduation — though his school doesn't offer the major.
Thanks to an unusual partnership between UMES, an historically black institution, and...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The crowd erupts in cheers as a Trojan warrior parades a white horse down Foothill Boulevard.
“It's Traveler!” shouts a woman, who dashes into the street for a photo with the University of Southern California mascot.
GRAPHIC: La Canada's...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Brittany Lang won the Class 2A state title in cross country last year as a freshman. Her sophomore season has been much more frustrating.
Limited by a troublesome hip/leg injury, she had tried to run in two races but wasn't 100 percent. The Oakland...
| Oct 7, 2013
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently had a non-contrast MRI which showed a biceps tendon tear. I've already tried four months of physical therapy, rest, ice, anti-inflammatory medications and cortisone injections. Is surgery necessary and, if so, what does the...
| Oct 6, 2013
When Tammy Lifka joined the parents jogging with baby strollers in her neighborhood, hoping to get into shape after having three kids, running two miles at a 10-minute pace was a struggle.
"I started like everyone else," Lifka said.
Eight years later,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I have neck pain, sciatica and headaches. I've tried prednisone, Celebrex, Ibuprofen, Vicodin, physical therapy, chiropractors, massage, reiki, acupuncture, prayer work, laser and two surgeries on my neck. Nothing helps. Please, any...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:48 AM
October is a great month for outdoor sports in Maryland, a time when the crisp air and fall foliage make running or cycling especially enjoyable. Nonprofits have recognized the appeal of this season and created many events that give athletes a chance to...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Congress has failed so miserably that it can't even keep the government open for business. But our representatives and senators still will get paid for failing to do their job.
Rest assured it's not because they are considered "essential" personnel...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Students who need eye exams are in luck. Orland Township is holding a free vision clinic for youths still needing the state-required test by the Oct. 15 deadline.
The vision screening will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Orland Township, 14807 S....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Last October, stunned Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta fans tuned in to watch Say Yes to the Cure: Lori’s Fight, an emotional, no-punches-pulled special that followed the series’ beloved star Lori Allen as she embarked on an exhausting yearlong...