November 30, 1993
Hold it -- don't reach for that cold remedy yet.You may not need a doctor for that stuffy nose or hacking cough, but you do need to know what you're taking -- or giving to your child. And that magic formula that promises to fix it all may not be what you need."The fewer ingredients in an over-the-counter medication, the better," says Dr. Joanne Gaul, a Grand Forks, N.D., family physician. "When you take one that has lots of ingredients, you're probably taking some medication you don't need.
September 28, 1992
Baseball Orioles -- Activated C Rick Dempsey (.125 in seven games).College Arizona State -- Announced the resignation of pitching coach Walter "Dub" Kilgo.Brockport State -- Named Joan Schockow women's assistant basketball coach.Hockey Los Angeles Kings -- Sent D Rene Chapdelaine, D Paul Holden, C Shawn McCosh, LW Sylvain Couturier and RW Brandy Semchuk to Phoenix of the International Hockey League. Returned G Darcy Austin, G Sandy Allan, D Justin Hocking, D Michael Gaul, D Troy Hjertaas, LW Jeff Shevalier, RW Kevin Brown and RW Ryan Pisial to their respective junior clubs.
June 2, 1991
DRUIDS.Morgan Llywelyn.Morrow.456 pages. $19.95.Visitors to Britain -- especially those tourists staying in ancienguest houses lacking central heating -- might find themselves thinking about the Romans.When Julius Caesar's troops invaded the isles about 2,000 years ago they brought war and oppressive foreign rule. But they also brought such advances as paved roads, public baths, plumbing and, yes, central heating systems. When the Romans pulled out of the land they had colonized, the native Britons largely ignored these technological marvels instead of using them to help make the Dark Ages a shade brighter.
March 18, 1991
Irish smiles and sunshine beamed across downtown Baltimore yesterday.A crowd estimated by police at 50,000 (all of them Irish, of course) gathered along Charles Street for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, swaying to the rousing melodies of bagpipe bands, waving at men marching in tartan kilts and cheering for young girls kicking up their heels in kelly green dresses."