February 17, 2013
If you're a big fan, you already knew what was coming in the season finale. But it didn't make it any easier -- or less heartbreaking -- to watch. The majority of the Season 3 "Downton" finale, or the "Christmas special" as its called in the U.K., took place in Scotland, where the whole family (minus Branson) visits the Highlands home of the Dowager's niece, Susan, and her husband, Shrimpy. Most of the trip included bagpipes, hunting, more bagpipes and Scottish reel dancing. But more on that later (and more on O'Brien meeting her Scottish lady's maid doppelganger)
May 15, 2013
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin J. Cullen, an oncologist who specializes in treating head and neck cancers. Cullen, the director of the University of Maryland's Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, talks about the growing cases of HPV-related throat cancers.
May 1, 2013
Many men will experience prostate enlargement as they get older, some to the point that it will cause urination problems. Dr. Michael Naslund, director of the Maryland Prostate Center at the University Maryland Medical Center, said there are many options for treatment, including surgery, drugs and lifestyle changes. What is the prostate and how does it function in the body? The prostate gland sits beneath the bladder in men. The primary function of the prostate in a young man is to produce some of the fluid in the ejaculate and to transport urine and sperm out of the body through the urethra.
May 14, 2013
This week's episode begins at the Dubrow house with Terry clipping the toenails on his perfectly manicured feet. “It's OK not to tell a joke every second,” replies Heather when Terry asks why she has been so upset with him lately. Heather complains about how exhausting it is to be on “The Terry Dubrow Show” 24/7 and says she is tired of feeling not supported by her husband. Tamra invites the group (sans Alexis) to a wine-tasting trip for her Wines by Wives business she started with Vicki.
May 8, 2013
Nicole Stall boarded the first plane to Maryland she could catch when she heard of Benjamin Boniface's death last June. She was there to grieve the death of a boy she had known since his birth. But also to work. In the days after the 20-year-old's death in an early-morning car accident on the farm, she went to the barns where she had fallen in love with horses as a teenager. “I was completely out of it,” said William K. Boniface, known to most as Billy. “She just went out to the stallion barn, kept it running.
April 22, 1993
A simple telephone inquiry about a stolen credit card opened a trail big enough for detectives to track down a suspect in the carjacking-murder 14 months ago of wealthy Baltimore businessman J. Schuyler "Sky" Alland.Mr. Alland apparently was not the victim of a random crime, but targeted specifically by the killer -- who authorities believe to be a former employee of Mr. Alland's market-research company, and to have planned ahead of time to sell the victim's $80,000 car.The suspect, John Graham Bridges, 29, of Norfolk, was arrested last week in Norfolk and charged by the United States Park Police with committing the murder on federal property -- the grounds of the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center -- on Feb. 18, 1992.