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  • Under-par round lifts Atholton's Nguyen to District V girls golf title

    Under-par round lifts Atholton's Nguyen to District V girls golf title
    Atholton’s Bryana Nguyen had made two eagles and three birdies through the first 17 holes of this year’s District V Championships, yet as she stared down a 20-footer for par on her closing hole she found herself in what she called a must-...
  • Ravens' Dean Pees calls Jameel McClain's comeback 'amazing'

    Ravens' Dean Pees calls Jameel McClain's comeback 'amazing'
    Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees already had seen an epic comeback story unfold in front of his eyes in the past. When Pees was on the New England Patriots' coaching staff, Pro Bowl linebacker Tedy Bruschi suffered a stroke. It was initially...
  • Maryland political, Jewish leaders reflect on Ariel Sharon

    Maryland political, Jewish leaders reflect on Ariel Sharon
    Maryland political and Jewish leaders reflected Saturday on the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and said they found hope in the vision for peace in the Middle East that he outlined shortly before suffering a stroke in 2006. Sen....
  • How to ease decline in brain function as we age

    As we age, our brain function declines with each year. We suddenly can't remembers things and function a little slower than in our younger days. But Dr. Majid Fotuhi, chairman of the Neurology Institute for Brain Health and Fitness in Baltimore, says we...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Sister Jeanne Marie, nurse

    Sister Jeanne Marie, nurse
    Sister Jeanne Marie Armstrong, who nursed and did physical therapy treatment for her fellow School Sisters of Notre Dame, died of a stroke Aug. 18 at her order's health care center in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 86. Born Jeanne...
  • Taming the specter of dementia

     Taming the specter of dementia
    I don't know if you remember, but we have been panicking lately about predictions that an epidemic of dementia is waiting to sweep through an aging U.S. population, bankrupting families as well as the health care system. About 5.4 million Americans...
  • Mystery novelist Martha Grimes co-writes alcoholism memoir

    Mystery novelist Martha Grimes co-writes alcoholism memoir
    For acclaimed mystery novelist Martha Grimes, the witches' caldron that nearly proved her undoing didn't contain the usual eye of newt and toe of frog. Instead, it held 10 parts gin or sometimes vodka, a splash of vermouth, lemon peel, olive and onion....
  • Howard County health briefs

    Calendar Dance classes: Presented by Vantage House, a continuum-of-care retirement community, held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has shown to improve balance, gait and...
  • Onetime Olympic hopeful Liz Hogan rediscovers her love of water, speed

    Onetime Olympic hopeful Liz Hogan rediscovers her love of water, speed
    Liz Hogan once quit swimming because it had consumed her life. A former prodigy from Northern California who first competed for a spot on the 1972 U.S. Olympic team at 15, Hogan retired before she turned 20. She had just finished her freshman year at UCLA...
  • The quest for a good death

    The quest for a good death
    A couple of months ago, Vermont passed historic legislation, the Patient Choice and Control at End of Life Act, sometimes known as aid-in-dying, or death with dignity. It was the first state in the nation to enact such a law legislatively instead of by...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities will be offered at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. European river cruise The center's trip committee is accepting reservations for a cruise on the Danube which will...