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  • Samuel L. 'Sandy' Frank

    Samuel L. 'Sandy' Frank
    Samuel L. "Sandy" Frank, a retired Baltimore clothing manufacturer executive and World War II veteran, died Feb. 28 from cancer at his Roland Park Place home. The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 92. The son of Henry Frank, who headed A....
  • Dr. William Blake, UM School of Medicine professor

    Dr. William Blake, UM School of Medicine professor
    Dr. William Dewey Blake, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine professor who was chairman of the department of physiology, died of cancer Sunday at his Bath, Maine, home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 94. Born in Summit, N.J., and...
  • Varsity Q&A with Archbishop Spalding swimmer David Harmon

    Varsity Q&A with Archbishop Spalding swimmer David Harmon
    David Harmon,17, has been swimming for eight years for Spy Swimming at the Severna Park Community Center and is in his fourth season on the Archbishop Spalding swim team. In that time he has become a three-time YMCA district champion, a multiple YMCA...
  • Change the World Bank needs

    Few people on the street may be familiar with the World Bank. Yet, it plays a critical role in the U.S. effort to engage the world through its contribution to economic development in poor and post-conflict societies. As current World Bank President...
  • Making a financial stretch is key to saving for college

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Parents who aren't saving for college could learn a lesson or two from low-income parents who do. A Sallie Mae study released last week found that half of parents with children under 18 haven't saved for college. The top reasons...
  • For some stellar CPS students, hard work pays off — literally

    For some stellar CPS students, hard work pays off — literally
    Jessica Winters is happy. The graduating valedictorian of Kenwood Academy High School on Chicago's South Side held up a sign saying so in a cheery video made recently by fellow students to the soundtrack of Pharrell Williams' "Happy," along with the...
  • Dartmouth gets $100 million donation, largest in school's history

    (Reuters) - Dartmouth College has received an anonymous donation of $100 million - the largest in its 244-year history, the Ivy League school said on Thursday. The donation will be used in part to expand the school's faculty and comes on the heels of a...
  • Prescriptions Spike Spending On Medicare

    Prescriptions Spike Spending On Medicare
    WASHINGTON — An analysis of government data released Wednesday shows that the cost of drugs administered by doctors accounts for a growing piece of Medicare's spending and varies widely from region to region in the United States, raising questions...
  • Jim Newton - Editor at Large

    Jim Newton - Editor at Large
    Jim Newton is editor at large of the Los Angeles Times. He serves as a member of The Times' editorial board, advises on editorial matters and writes and edits for the editorial page and Op-Ed, including a weekly column examining the policy and politics of...
  • Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study

    Robert Proctor doesn't think ignorance is bliss. He thinks that what you don't know can hurt you. And that there's more ignorance around than there used to be, and that its purveyors have gotten much better at filling our heads with nonsense. Proctor, a...
  • The mammogram disappointment

    The mammogram disappointment
    In 1999, newspaper columnist Molly Ivins was diagnosed with breast cancer and promptly exhorted her readers: "Go. Get. The. Damn. Mammogram. Done." She also quoted a friend, columnist Maryln Schwartz, who lamented, "If you have ever wondered what it...
  • Mammogram screenings don't reduce cancer death rates, study finds

    Mammogram screenings don't reduce cancer death rates, study finds
    Yearly mammography screenings for women ages 40 to 59 do not reduce breast cancer deaths, even though they make a diagnosis of illness more likely, according to a long-term study of nearly 90,000 Canadian women. The research, published Tuesday in the...