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  • Researchers eye saliva for patient testing

    Researchers eye saliva for patient testing
    No one likes to get stuck with a needle. But it's the only way doctors can get blood to test for diabetes, anemia and numerous other health problems. Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing say there is a much less invasive and...
  • Vitamin D may be used to treat common fibroids

    Surgery is generally the only treatment for uterine fibroids, the most common noncancerous tumors in women of childbearing age. Some 200,000 U.S. women have the procedure every year, at a cost $34 billion a year. But a new study funded by the National...
  • Howard County's Worley twins are Special Olympics standouts

    There was a time when John Worley could keep up with his boys. They'd run together and as Worley slowed with age, his twin boys, Mark and Bruce, kept on running, accelerating out of the back of the pack, striding on to Special Olympics Maryland medals and...
  • 50 years ago: Hickory boy, 12, wins first Soap Box Derby

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 28, 1962: A Bel Air Elementary School student from Hickory, John Michael Kirk, 12, won the first ever Soap Box Derby in Bel Air. The sixth-grader had to win five heats to claim the championship....
  • Special Olympian from Columbia strikes gold in Athens

    Special Olympian from Columbia strikes gold in Athens
    As an employee in the video game department at Best Buy, Columbia's Randi Penenburgh has played plenty of sports games on the Nintendo Wii and similar systems. But unlike most video game players, Penenburgh has done much more than just compete in a...
  • Women spend more time in labor these days

    Women spend more time in labor these days
    Women spend longer in labor than they did 50 years ago, according to a new study from the National Institutes of Health. The study of 140,000 deliveries said the main reason may be due to changes in delivery room practices. The study, published online...
  • Inspired Play: Special Olympians share joy on way to the finish line

    Inspired Play: Special Olympians share joy on way to the finish line
    Drew Van Der Stuyf wants to be a special education teacher. This week the Liberty High School senior had the opportunity to work closely with children with developmental disabilities that he'll serve as a teacher — which made him even more excited...
  • Prenatal genetic test offers more information, raises questions

    Prenatal genetic test offers more information, raises questions
    The latest advance in prenatal genetic testing purports to offer parents more detailed information than ever about the child they are expecting. But for some, the new answers could lead to another round of questions. The technology allows doctors to...
  • Pro/Con: Is sharing a bed with baby healthful or risky?

    Pro/Con: Is sharing a bed with baby healthful or risky?
    If Facebook is any indication, new parents love to take photos of their partners happily dozing with a sleeping baby. But while this moment may be picturesque, how safe is it? The practice of having infants sleep in the same bed as mom and dad is known...
  • Sargent Shriver Remembered at Funeral Mass

    Sargent Shriver Remembered at Funeral Mass
    POTOMAC, Md. (AP) - Sargent Shriver was honored at his funeral Saturday as much for his passion for helping others as his loving hugs and enjoyment of baseball. Shriver, who fulfilled his brother-in-law John F. Kennedy's campaign promise by starting...
  • Schwarzenegger fathered a child with longtime member of household staff

    Schwarzenegger fathered a child with longtime member of household staff
    Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, separated after she learned he had fathered a child more than a decade ago — before his first run for office — with a longtime member of their household staff....
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, have separated, with Shriver moving out of their Brentwood mansion while the two determine the next step in their 25-year marriage. Shriver has been residing apart from the actor-turned-...