| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:52 AM
Think of Dorry Segev and Sommer Gentry as intellectual magpies.
The glittery ideas they filch from fields as diverse as swing dancing, systems analysis, water skiing and medicine seemingly have little in common. But Segev and Gentry weave them together...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Duston Mersinger and Rick Broderick have been best friends for more than 50 years, having met in the second grade at the Sacred Heart School in Glyndon. It was there, on the field behind the school, where their passion for playing golf together began....
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Domination is a foreign concept in the modern-day world of sports. Champions rarely repeat, and the playing field seems more level than ever.
There are two exceptions to this rule in Carroll County.
Paige Olson began and ended her Century tennis...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Nearly 70 elderly patients and vulnerable adults must find new homes because of the planned closure of Harborside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore, a sprawling facility with numerous fire hazards uncovered in a recent state inspection....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Earlier this month a Texas Rangers sportscaster went from calling live highlights of a baseball game to talking about a botched robbery. The sportscaster's incoherent switch confused listeners, but doctors saw the symptoms of aphasia, a disease not...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 5:38 PM
The Orioles have been exceptionally cautious with top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy in his first professional year, keeping him in the South Atlantic League when he obviously was too advanced for the level and not allowing him to throw more than five...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 10:45 AM
The Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System is expanding its Loch Raven complex with a long-term care center and an exercise and robotics center that will allow research into rehabilitation for wounded and aging veterans.
The $13 million project...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Joan Corbin's day is governed by the humming box in the alcove off her living room. For nearly an hour in the afternoon and nine hours at night, the Smith Island resident must tether herself to a suitcase-sized dialysis machine to get rid of the waste...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Baltimore city is looking for someone to develop a mobile app that helps people reduce their risk of heart disease.
The city is one of four chosen by the theU.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesto take part in a contest dubbed The Million...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Each day while getting dressed, Elkridge Elementary School para-educator Adrienne Grein slips on one of the most important items of her wardrobe — a pedometer, which is part of a popular health and wellness program that has become a hit in the...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Professional golfers are driving the ball 20 yards farther since 1996. Recreational golfers have increased their drives by 13 yards in the same time frame. The average men's handicap has dropped two strokes in the past 20 years, with women's handicaps...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Donald Cormack hasn't driven a car since his stroke last spring. He walks with a crutch. Most frustrating, he can hardly speak, because the words seem stuck in his head and it takes all of his energy to get them out.
"I talk so much, I have a headache,"...