| Feb 18, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Orioles pitcher Zach Britton went into his second throwing session today feeling optimistic about the left-shoulder inflammation that’s been bothering him since August.
Britton, 24, threw for this first time this spring Thursday in a long-toss...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 3:42 PM
As the Orioles' pitchers and catchers conduct their first spring workout Sunday at the Ed Smith Stadium complex, two of the team's most valued arms will be closely monitored.
Left-hander Zach Britton, ailing from lingering left-shoulder inflammation, had...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Orioles starting pitcher Zach Britton is still experiencing inflammation in his left shoulder and will start spring trainingwith a progressive throwing program, but he and the team expect he'll be ready to compete for a rotation spot.
| Feb 16, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was encouraged by left-hander Zach Britton’s throwing session Thursday in Sarasota, Fla.
Britton, who has experienced left shoulder inflammation since he was placed on the disabled list last August, began a throwing...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Eastern Virginia Medical School has received a $1.8 million, 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to research the link between obesity and chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes.
The grant supports a multidisciplinary study...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Wilson Betemit will not need surgery on his right wrist, which he reinjured during batting practice Friday in Oakland, according to Showalter.
Betemit saw a hand specialist in Sarasota on Monday, who determined from tests that Betemit, who was on the...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Cheryl McGee has battled breast cancer. Twice. She's undergone surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and treatments for infection, but dietary management was never part of her treatment protocol.
"I don't know why nobody ever told me to go to a nutritionist...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 1:28 PM
The odds of catching West Nile Virus are very low, and the odds of suffering serious illness or death are enormously remote.
That's the message from Dr. Mohammed Bilgrami, infectious disease specialist with WillowWood Adult Medicine in...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:32 PM
A new study out of UCLA finds negative social interactions can actually cause you to get sick!
Everyday drama like gossip, rumors and cat fights with your room-mate can cause increased inflammation in the body.
So every time you're around a group of...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 10:43 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Compared to people who've never smoked, former smokers have a higher risk of developing two inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, according to a new study.
"The increased risk of ulcerative...
| Aug 1, 2012
After learning she needed cataract surgery for her weakening eyesight, Merle Gordon decided to wait a few months until her ophthalmologist could offer laser surgery with more precision.
She's glad she did. Gordon received a new type of laser surgery on...