| Jan 4, 2010
Once a disease of the young, HIV has made its way into the lives of older Americans. People with the virus are living longer, while some are contracting it later in life.
There have been efforts to fight it: safe sex classes in senior housing, condom...
| Dec 22, 2008
Should statin drugs be put in the water, or what?
More than 13 million Americans are taking these medications to lower their cholesterol and hopefully stave off heart disease -- a job the drugs appear to excel at. Statins can lower "bad" LDL...
| Sep 10, 2009
It's the most recognizable digit in Baltimore.
Authorities said that didn't dissuade four young men from ripping Cal Ripken Jr.'s 3 1/2 -foot-tall aluminum number 8 off its base in front of Camden Yards Tuesday night, throwing it into the back of a...
| Sep 14, 2009
- The mismatch that people most expected here over the weekend never materialized until the eighth inning Sunday, when the New York Yankees turned a close game with the Orioles into a humbling 13-3 rout.
The Orioles' chances of their first three-game...
| May 26, 2010
A decade ago I met a young man who, like me, was a volunteer at a weeklong church camp for kids.
The father of several youngsters was extremely courageous.
One morning he told me almost matter-of-factly that he'd recently been diagnosed with ALS. I was...
| Jun 7, 2010
Many studies have shown that there are a great deal of therapeutic benefits to owning a pet.
Your pet pooch can lower your blood pressure, and therapy dogs are used in hospitals and nursing homes nationwide to help patients heal and cheer people up. We...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 3:06 AM
- Retired UCLA coach came to Norfolk in 1998
- Said the dunk is bad for the game
- Never made more than $40,000
John Wooden attended the 1998 McDonald's High School All-American Game n Norfolk and the day prior graciously granted me an interview. He...
| Jun 17, 2010
| 1:44 PM
Here are assignments you can use to engage your students with this week's news, events, and anniversaries. For many more activities, visit the student pages.
How are you using the E-edition of the newspaper? Do your students have laptops? Are they...
| Feb 15, 2010
The explosive spread of electromagnetic fields across the world has undeniably spawned at least one disorder: electrosensitivity syndrome. Millions of people -- most of them in Europe -- say they suffer headaches, depression, nausea, rashes and other...
| Dec 8, 2009
On a wind-tossed desert night, the dream of space pioneers Richard Branson and Burt Rutan to bring space flight to everyone -- at least everyone who can afford it -- drew closer to reality when the pair unveiled the world's first commercial passenger...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s.
The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...