| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:47 AM
What do you expect from a rock star? I just closed the back cover of Neil Young's “Waging Heavy Peace,” his big anticipated memoir (of sorts), clocking in at 500 pages (75 shy of the rock star-memoir mountain peak established by Keith...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 12:19 AM
“That one, he has an old soul,” the woman told us shortly after we arrived.
“That’s OK, because we’re going to become old men together,” I thought.
When we went to the breeder, she gave us the choice of two Australian...
| Jul 21, 2012
Robert F. "Hop" Crooks, a retired Social Security Administration computer programmer, died Monday of complications from a massive epileptic seizure at Marshall Medical Center in Placerville, Calif.
The longtime Oella and Catonsville resident was 65....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:04 AM
The U.S. Army is giving a $3 million research grant to an Indiana University School of Medicine scientist to develop a nasal spray antidote for suicidal thoughts among soldiers.
Dr. Michael J. Kubek, Ph.D., who was awarded this grant, has been doing...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:38 AM
The Charlie Foundation to Host Family Day Event to Raise Awareness of Diet Therapy Treatments for Pediatric Epilepsy
The Charlie Foundation to Help Cure Pediatric Epilepsy will host a Family Day event to raise awareness of the Ketogenic Diet and other...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:02 PM
A federal jury on Friday awarded $12 million to a man who said he was deprived of prescribed epilepsy medication while serving time at Statesville Correction Center, leading to permanent injuries, according to the law firm which represented the man.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:35 PM
On a recent rainy, seemingly uneventful Wednesday afternoon, my friend started screaming. This was unlike any scream I had ever heard, and for good reason: She thought her 10-month-old baby, Declan, was dying.
I turned to Declan and instantly thought...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Dear Pharmacist: My brother suddenly developed seizures, at age 28, with no history. I'd like to learn why he suddenly got this, since he was so healthy until then. Today, he's on six medications! — J.P., Sacramento
Dear J.P.: I haven't covered...
| Dec 5, 2012
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of California at Los Angeles recently created a light-sensitive molecule that they say could help restore vision lost in degenerative eye diseases, such as macular degeneration, and...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:27 PM
David Axelrod finally oversaw a campaign in which he was happy to end up the loser.
President Barack Obama's senior strategist shaved off his trademark mustache on live TV Friday, fulfilling a promise to slash his 40-year-old 'stache to help raise $1...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 12:03 PM
As often as 40 times a day, “Stephen L.” has a sense that everything he is doing, he has done before. Once, to disrupt the constant drag of this déjà vu, he lurched into a wild dance in front of a washroom mirror. That was something he was...