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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Dorothy Powell Ridgely Thomas, Hampton site volunteer

    Dorothy Powell Ridgely Thomas, Hampton site volunteer
    Dorothy Powell Ridgely Thomas, a former teacher of disabled students who was active at the Hampton National Historic Site, died of complications from Parkinson's disease Aug. 4 at her Lutherville home. She was 82. Born Dorothy Powell Ridgely in...
  • Debnam recognized for advocacy at Laurel Town Hall

    Debnam recognized for advocacy at Laurel Town Hall
    Prince George's County Council member Mary Lehman and County Executive Rushern Baker III spoke about county affairs and fielded questions from community members during a Town Hall meeting Thursday at the Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center....
  • Beilenson resigns after 5 1/2 years as county health officer

    Howard County Health Officer Peter Beilenson, a prominent figure on the Maryland health scene for nearly two decades, has resigned from his job after 5 1/2 years to become CEO of the Evergreen Health Cooperative, the county announced Tuesday. Dr. Maura...
  • Marian J. Wallace, businesswoman

    Marian J. Wallace, businesswoman
    Marian J. Wallace, a retired businesswoman and former registered nurse, died Friday of Parkinson's disease at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 92. Marian Jones was born and raised near Hurlock and graduated from a Dorchester County...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Look good, feel better The free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive a bag of cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and...
  • Scouts with special needs among those who place flags on veterans' graves

    Scouts with special needs among those who place flags on veterans' graves
    As the clock struck 6:30 p.m. on May 24, more than 100 Boy Scouts spread across the Baltimore National Cemetery like a wave of patriotism. The boys ranged from Tiger Scouts just getting involved with Scouting, to Eagle Scouts, who have reached the...
  • Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research

    Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research
    When I was a Ph.D. student at Yale, I dreamed of working as a university professor, directing a research laboratory, and training students of my own. I have been a professor for a little over four years now. Of the lessons I have learned in this time, the...
  • Sequestration is not the solution

    Sequestration is not the solution
    If Congress fails to deal with the looming threat of sequestration, March 1 will be devastating for millions of Americans. That will be the day that automatic, across-the-board spending cuts begin to take effect — cutting $1.2 trillion from...
  • Ali unable to attend Ripken Foundation event as he recovers from surgery

    Ali unable to attend Ripken Foundation event as he recovers from surgery
    Under Armour founder Kevin Plank tried to think of his perfect dinner party. There'd have to be a Beatle, he said, along with Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth and Mother Teresa. But the No. 1 guest, he said, would be Muhammad Ali. Plank and Ali were among...
  • Champions at Stevenson

    Although I have never met John Plevak, I like him. No, I take that back — I love the man ("A night to remember for Kauffman," Oct. 24). Mr. Plevak is the men's soccer coach at Stevenson University. Being the sensitive, compassionate man he...
  • Herbert A. Davis, real estate broker

    Herbert A. Davis, real estate broker
    Herbert A. Davis, a Baltimore real estate broker and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 87. "Herb was always very enthusiastic and just a great guy," said Dorothy F. "Patsy"...
  • Rebecca Rigger, activist

    Rebecca Rigger, activist
    Rebecca Rigger, a League of Women Voters activist who monitored the Baltimore County Planning Board, died of a heart attack March 25 at her Monkton home. She was 85. Born Rebecca Rogers in Big Island, Va., she was raised at an apple orchard in the...