| May 28, 2014
| 4:05 PM
An outbreak of group A Streptococcus infections at weight loss clinics in Maryland and Delaware in 2012 was probably caused by poor infection control practices on the part of the staff, according to a new study.
All of the patients — including a...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Archaeologist Julie Schablitsky has stared at many relics unearthed from Maryland's landscape.
Rarely, she says, has one stared back.
But that happened Friday at a sprawling farm in rural Charles County that holds the graves of 23 people who are...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:35 AM
The Ivy Hotel, the “boutique urban resort” under development in Mid-Town Belvedere, will have a modern American restaurant named Magdalena.
The Ivy will occupy the massive Gilded Age brownstone at Calvert and Biddle streets that was built as...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:55 AM
International pop star Lorde was busy performing at the Preakness this weekend, but before she did she squeezed in a late night nail treatment — thanks to an unsuspecting Baltimore salon owner.
"The mgr of the nail salon I just visited stayed open...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts walked from Howard Street to the Inner Harbor on Wednesday night to promote safety in the city's downtown area.
Escorted by several police cars, the group meandered from The...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Dr. Lisa R. Ginn and Dr. Robert Weiss, both board-certified dermatologists, offer some advice for skin care:
Sun protection. Using both sunscreen and protective clothing such as hats is key. "Sunscreens don't have to be expensive," says Ginn, but the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Summertime is skin time. And whether you plan to bare a little or a lot this season, it simply won't do to hit the beach and barbecues with parched, ashy, reddened or rough skin.
And those aren't the only problems caused by winter's chill. Dr. Robert...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The owners of Maryland Live casino in Arundel Mills have started planning a roughly $200 million hotel and spa, betting on a successful pairing of hospitality and gambling that goes back to the early days of legalized casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 6:52 PM
If your back aches or your ankle swells, managers of a Columbia-based company want you to forgo the ice pack and grab a TheraPearl instead.
The maker of therapeutic pearl-filled packs that can be chilled in the freezer or heated in the microwave want...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Everybody needs to recharge their batteries once in a while — to get away, slow down, take a few deep breaths. But not everybody wants to do it the same way. Some want to be pampered in luxury. Others would rather wander through wooded trails....
| May 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Even after 31 years, Gunpowder Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Anne Cross feels like her career is just beginning.
Cross, who has taught at the school in Perry Hall since 1991, was recognized by Baltimore County school officials as the 2014-2015...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:17 PM
His name was Richard Di Stefano, but for the hundreds of us who trained at Dumbarton Barbell, he was known simply as "Mr. D."
The Dumbarton Barbell Club was his baby, started in a basement room (once a designated fallout shelter) of Dumbarton Middle...