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

  • Baltimore ice rink at the Inner Harbor opens on appropriately chilly note

    Baltimore ice rink at the Inner Harbor opens on appropriately chilly note

    The temperature was just above freezing, but Sharon Harris and Anna Apicella were kept warm by several layers of clothes and a burgeoning friendship. The Baltimore grandmother and the Towson teacher met last year at the ice rink in the Inner Harbor and decided to meet up again this year on Friday,...

  • Freezing night to give way to slight warm-up over weekend

    Freezing night to give way to slight warm-up over weekend

    The Friday night chill was expected to give way to warmer weather over the weekend and into next week, according to the National Weather Service. The service reported that temperatures were expected to hit 22 degrees overnight Friday into Saturday, just a degree above the date’s record low of 21...

  • Cocaine-related overdose deaths up in Maryland: victims had also used opioids

    Cocaine-related overdose deaths up in Maryland: victims had also used opioids

    Among all the drug and alcohol overdose deaths reported recently by Maryland health officials for the first half of the year, there were 325 deaths linked to cocaine. To be sure, opioids, particularly heroin and its more powerful synthetic relative fentanyl, kill far more people. And alcohol is...

  • Marks Thomas Architects to merge with Moseley Architects

    Marks Thomas Architects to merge with Moseley Architects

    Baltimore-based Marks Thomas Architects says it will merge into Richmond, Va.-based Moseley Architects. Details of the merger were not disclosed, though officials said the combined firm will operate under Moseley Architects’ existing governance structure and Marks Thomas leaders will join as board...

  • Flanigan construction acquires green roof company Stancills

    Flanigan construction acquires green roof company Stancills

    The Baltimore-based, family-owned construction firm P. Flanigan & Sons said Thursday that it has acquired Stancills Inc., another family-owned company that Flanigan already had been using to supply the aggregate and soils for storm water and other environmental projects. Details of the acquisition...

  • Enrollments in the Maryland health exchange up in first week

    Enrollments in the Maryland health exchange up in first week

    Enrollments in Maryland’s health exchange are well ahead of last year in the first week of the sign-up period, exchange officials said. Those buying policies for the first time are up 15 percent to about 4,020. And total enrollments, which includes new and returning consumers, are double the number...

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