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  • Howard County Briefs

    Career information sessions Howard Community College will host a series of career information sessions to give students and community members the opportunity to learn about different career options. Each session will feature a panel of working...
  • The difference between exercise-induced asthma and chronic asthma is subtle

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had asthma all my life but it's always been very mild. I recently started exercising again and am out of breath soon after I begin my workout until about an hour after I'm done. Is there a chance that it is exercise-induced asthma?...
  • Surgery can usually treat urinary incontinence, but less invasive options are available

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 43 and have had trouble with urinary incontinence since having my fourth child at 41. It seemed manageable until about 6 months ago, when I started to notice it happening more frequently. At what point should I consider surgery?...
  • L.A. brands have an inside track on sports clothing

     L.A. brands have an inside track on sports clothing
    Given the sunny, body-conscious atmosphere of Los Angeles, it's no surprise to find a thriving field of locally based fitness-wear brands; many of the companies design and produce their lines from start to finish in the city. These new or growing...
  • V-up instead of abdominal crunches

    V-up instead of abdominal crunches
    Forget crunches. The V-up takes your abdominal workout to the next level. Orthopedist and fitness trainer Dr. Levi Harrison, who produced a DVD, "The Art of Fitness Cardio Core Workout," shows how to work up to this advanced move in stages so you don't...
  • Mindful meditation at school gives kids tools for emotional expression

    Mindful meditation at school gives kids tools for emotional expression
    Erica Eihl speaks in a voice that her kindergartners can hear only if they are as quiet as the church mice in children's storybooks. And with a couple of squirrelly exceptions, they stay that quiet for 15 or 20 minutes — a near eternity — as...
  • Rhea Perlman and designer meditate on an artful space

    Turns out that actress Rhea Perlman, perhaps best known for her role as venom-tongued barmaid Carla Tortelli on "Cheers" (for which she was nominated for 10 Emmy Awards and won four), is deep into yoga and meditation. When it came to redoing the...
  • Ukraine's fugitive president turns up in Russia

    Ukraine's fugitive president turns up in Russia
    MOSCOW — Ukraine's fugitive president turned up in Russia on Thursday and masked gunmen seized government buildings in the Crimean region as tension built over the direction of the country's revolution. The day's developments left Russia trying to...
  • 1 in 5 recruits in LAFD class are relatives of firefighters

    1 in 5 recruits in LAFD class are relatives of firefighters
    One in five recruits in a new Los Angeles Fire Department training class are related to firefighters working at the agency, according to figures released Thursday evening. Of the 70 recruits hired for the class now in training, 13 are sons of...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 02/28/14 for 02/28/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Rory Cochrane was born in Syracuse, N.Y., today in 1972. This birthday guy has appeared in films such as "Argo," "A Scanner Darkly" and "Dazed and Confused." He co-starred as Tim Speedle on "CSI: Miami" and played the recurring role of...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 02/28/14

    Today's Birthday (02/28/14). Focus, persistence and determined action wins this year. Creativity percolates through August, sparking a career leap. Manage a busy work and home schedule with organized structures, streamlined routines, and communication....