Meredith Cohn

Writer

Meredith Cohn came to The Sun in 2000 to cover commercial real estate after nearly a decade covering politics and business. Most of her recent time, however, has been dedicated to health and medicine, following all the advances in research at local institutions and the launching of the state’s online health insurance exchange. A runner since junior high and a particular eater for almost as long, she tries to keep up on health and fitness trends.

Recent Articles

  • Sinclair Broadcast gives employees bonus after federal tax bill passes

    Sinclair Broadcast gives employees bonus after federal tax bill passes

    Just as President Donald J. Trump signed the Republican tax overhaul into law Friday, Sinclair Broadcast Group joined a swelling wave of prominent companies in announcing that it would share the largesse of the corporate tax cuts with its employees. The Hunt Vally-based broadcasting giant said...

  • Open enrollment in Obamacare in Maryland ends today

    Open enrollment in Obamacare in Maryland ends today

    Open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act came to a close in Maryland on Friday with about the same number of enrollees as last year. About 150,000 Marylanders have signed up for insurance in 2018 under the law known as Obamacare, which provides coverage to those without...

  • Camden Partners closes biomedical technology-focused venture capital fund

    Camden Partners closes biomedical technology-focused venture capital fund

    Camden Partners Holdings, a Baltimore-based private equity firm co-founded by former mayoral candidate David L. Warnock, announced the final closing of its Nexus fund, which invests in early-stage biomedical technology companies. The Camden Partners Nexus Fund aims to invest in firms, particularly...

  • Rudolph, why is your nose so bright? Scientists at Johns Hopkins have an idea

    Rudolph, why is your nose so bright? Scientists at Johns Hopkins have an idea

    Holy glowing genes, Rudolph! If we didn’t already know that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was special, that shiny proboscis of his could have resulted from the one-in-a-million transfer of genetic material from a brilliant colored coral found in the Red Sea. Perhaps it entered his mother’s bloodstream...

  • Two shot in Baltimore; one dies on the scene

    Two shot in Baltimore; one dies on the scene

    Two men were shot Friday in Baltimore in separate incidents, leaving one dead and sending the other to the hospital. Police were called to the 800 block of Venable Avenue in Waverly about 6:30 p.m. and found a 49-year-old man who was shot in the hip and chin. He was taken to an area hospital for...

  • Afternoon snow clogs area roadways during rush hour

    Afternoon snow clogs area roadways during rush hour

    The light accumulation of snow Friday afternoon that began before the start of rush hour was enough to turn the Google traffic map into a tangle of bright red and orange, meaning there was a backup on just about every major thoroughfare from Washington through Baltimore, and up a good portion of...

  • Baltimore veterinarian charged with animal cruelty

    Baltimore veterinarian charged with animal cruelty

    A veterinarian at the Boston Street Animal Hospital has been charged with several counts of animal cruelty, Baltimore police reported. On Nov. 20, police detectives responded to complaints of abuse by Gregory Burbelo while he was working at the animal hospital, in the 2400 block of Boston Street....

  • Top patient safety expert, innovator of checklists, departs Johns Hopkins

    Top patient safety expert, innovator of checklists, departs Johns Hopkins

    Dr. Peter Pronovost, one of the nation’s top patient safety experts and advocates, is leaving Johns Hopkins Health System for a job at insurance giant UnitedHealthcare, he announced Thursday on Twitter. “A great opportunity to help improve care for millions,” tweeted Pronovost, currently Hopkins’...

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