| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:19 PM
When American Dr. Kent Brantly contracted Ebola in Liberia this summer, he was rushed overnight via air ambulance to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta — one of four facilities in the United States equipped to care for those with the highly...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 12:22 PM
For a political columnist, there is no better or more exciting time that the weeks right before and right after an election.
So Charles Krauthammer is coming to Hampton Roads at just the right time. Krauthammer, whose syndicated column runs in the Daily...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Reading sets off a flurry of brain activity, and Carnegie Mellon University researchers are using Harry Potter books to better understand what happens when we connect words and phrases with the ideas, representations and interpretations associated with...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Nanci Ryder has been Renée Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night.
"She's been a mentor, a big sister — a little sister,"...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Award-winning journalist Stephen Burgard, who was editorial page editor of The Times' Orange County edition in the 1990s and early 2000s and more recently director of the Northeastern University school of journalism, died Sunday at Massachusetts General...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
As a freshman at Georgetown Prep last spring, Jack Rolle knew that it was going to be difficult making the golf team.
Rolle also knew something else: that he had already won a far tougher battle than it took for him to put together two solid rounds in...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Regulations that tell consumers just what it means when a product is labeled "gluten free" take effect on Tuesday — a "major milestone," says one of the leading experts on gluten disorders.
"The gluten-free diet for someone with celiac disease...
| Jul 15, 2014
Johns Hopkins, for decades ranked the best hospital in the country, has been through this before. Two years ago, it fell to No. 2 in the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings, regaining the top spot last year.
But No. 3?
"What a disaster!" said...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 10 in an annual list of the best hospitals in the nation, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report.
The rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. Scoring takes death rates and patient safety in...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The latest trend in high-tech health puts control in the palm of your hand. It's called digital fitness monitoring, and it comes in the form of tiny gadgets that you wear or place in your pocket.
"If you're already motivated to exercise or eat...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Harvard Health Blog
Many of us have trouble parting with our possessions--even when we no longer need them. I have a collection of greeting cards I've been storing since childhood and will probably never look at again. My husband owns a few pieces of...