| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Judi Dench is back to walking the red carpet, with "walking" being the operative word here.
The vivacious 78-year-old Academy Award winner had knee-replacement surgery just six weeks before the premiere of her latest film, "Philomena," in London's...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:20 AM
How did I get to this point? I asked myself as I mixed eggs and nuts into the pumpkin bar recipe I was preparing to bake.
It started slowly, I suppose. Every year about this time, pumpkin products jump out at me from every direction. And I often succumb....
| Apr 27, 2011
The thought of forgoing reading because of her rapidly deteriorating eyesight terrified Joan Retzlaff after suffering complications from her wet macular degeneration.
The condition — a chronic eye disease that affects the central field of vision ...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 5:05 PM
The sunny fact that Americans are living longer, more productive lives has a dark side: More of us than ever live with chronic illnesses that are not only a drag on sufferers' time and energy, but on the nation's pocketbook. The Institute of Medicine on...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Billionaire Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens has vision.
It's 20/40. And the 85-year-old, who suffers from macular degeneration, wants to thank Johns Hopkins' Wilmer Eye Institute with a $20 million gift, among the largest ever for the program.
| Sep 13, 2013
The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department's Junior Firefighters sponsors a Wacky Tacky youth dance for ages 9 to 15, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at 6275 Old Washington Road. Food and beverages, which include pizza, corn dogs,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Seventy-three-year-old Louis Willett said he is fit as a fiddle now, but he likes to stay informed just in case he needs any services for seniors in the future.
Every year, Willett travels to the Chambersburg Mall for the annual Senior Fair hosted by...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:55 PM
While USC conducted a nationwide search for a dean for its school of medicine, Dr. Stephen J. Ryan stepped in as interim dean in 1991, expecting to serve for six months. He held the job a record 13 years.
During his tenure as dean, it became known as...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 8:30 PM
Jane Russell, the dark-haired siren whose sensational debut in the 1943 film "The Outlaw" inspired producer Howard Hughes to challenge the power and strict morality of Hollywood's production code, died Monday at her home in Santa Maria, Calif. She was 89....
| Dec 1, 2009
In a year where an estimated 2.8 million Baby Boomers will celebrate their 60th birthday, age-related eye diseases are becoming increasingly important health issues, according to the American Optometric Association (AOA). The AOA is reminding Americans 60...