| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 18, 2010
Repeated concussions may contribute to the development of symptoms that mimic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, a controversial group of researchers is suggesting in a provocative new study.
The cause of most cases of ALS—a...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 4:31 PM
It's hard to believe, but the fresh-faced kid who burst into the Orioles lineup in 1982, caught the final out of the World Series in 1983 and broke Lou Gehrig's supposedly unbreakable consecutive games record in 1995 has reached the half-century mark. Cal...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 5:39 PM
It began with a case of what is known as "drop foot." In early 2009, La Cañada Flintridge resident Bonnie Hine found herself unable to flex her toes, and then her ankle, in the routine motions used during walking.
Her balance suffered, and she found...
| Sep 29, 2010
A brief needle-in-the-back test could someday tell you, if you were inclined to know, whether you're likely to suffer from neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's, and how bad the condition will be in your case.
Researchers are using...
| May 23, 2008
I really, really hate cheesy historical reenactments in documentaries. So that's one strike against "Jackie Mitchell: The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth," replaying at 8:30 p.m. Sunday on MSG Plus. Other than that, though, it's worth a look at......
| Jul 25, 2008
Considering all we've read and heard about Lou Gehrig's personality over the decades, his acting in this 1938 Western really isn't half-bad. I'm wondering how Yankees executives felt about him engaging in a bar-room brawl, though. A quirky piece......