| Jun 20, 2011
| 11:05 PM
Former Mr. Irrelevant David Vobora, a linebacker for the St. Louis Rams, won a $5.4 million default judgment against a supplement company whose tainted product caused him to fail an NFL drug test that resulted in a four-game suspension.
| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:04 AM
Art imitates life to a degree in "Necessary Roughness," an engaging new dramedy premiering Wednesday, June 29, on USA Network.
Inspired by the story of Dr. Donna Dannanfelser, who worked as a therapist for the New York Jets in the mid-1990s, the series...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:41 PM
The boy in the black leotard was throwing yet another temper tantrum.
Seventeen-year-old Bilal Smith had his back to his dance instructor at the Baltimore School for the Arts. As she demonstrated a movement sequence to the class, Bilal bent from the...
| Jul 1, 2011
Roy Hoelscher was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1996--radiation, chemotherapy and hormone therapy couldn't stop it from eventually spreading to his hip, liver and chest.
It's not the first time Roy has stared death in the face--he spent his 19th...
| Mar 6, 2011
I Am J
Little, Brown: 326 pp., $16.99, ages 14 and up
When individuals identify with the opposite gender instead of their biological sex, it is often misunderstood, vilified or worse.
Although transsexualism is often confused with...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 5:23 PM
Mireya Mayor has studied primates around the world and hosts shows on the National Geographic Wild Channel. An ex-Miami Dolphins cheerleader with a Ph.D. in anthropology, the South Florida native calls herself "girly-girly." In fact, her new book is...
| Mar 12, 2011
"Show me the 90-year-old you want to be," exhorts Linda Long to a group of women exploring the promise of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy at her Synergy office in Chesapeake. "I don't have one."
Long and Rebecca Ryder, both board-certified...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 5:02 PM
The lineup for the 27th Miami Book Fair International is as impressive as any I’ve seen. Catering to readers with both catholic and provincial tastes in literature, the Book Fair is also the rare event that would present the hawkish ex-president ...
| Mar 30, 2012
Marty Mitcham's life was on track until 2008 when it was briefly derailed by prostate cancer.
He followed all the health rules.
"I had heard that at age 50 you should have a PSA,” Marty recalled. “In my case it was very far along at that...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 10:28 AM
A recent study shows that women with lower testosterone levels - typically caused by the use of hormone-based oral contraceptives like the pill - are more attracted to men who also have low testosterone levels.
Previous studies have shown that the less...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:06 AM
Can we agree that some cars are for transportation, and some are for, well, other things? The 2011 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is only incidentally transportation, in the sense that a 100-foot yacht might also be used as a fishing boat.
This is not to say...