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  • Medical-religious partnerships can address health needs of an aging society

    In my July 7 column, "Sharing learning opportunities has come full circle," I mentioned that I couldn't fit into that column all the information I had learned at the Maryland Gerontological Association's spring conference. One of the topics I didn't...
  • Woman robbed of $2,200 in 1911 could have concealed money better

    100 Years Ago "C" Cup for Cash In the Times' notes from all over: "Mrs. A.A. McCormick, of Chicago, was robbed of a hand bag containing $2,200. There is only one safe place for a woman to carry her money when travelling but modesty prevents our...
  • Maher joins Columbia law firm

    Joseph Maher has joined the family law firm of Weinberg and Schwartz LLC, in Columbia, as an associate. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law and a 2005 graduate of Kalamazoo College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in...
  • Fear factor: Why we're more scared of the unlikely

    Fear factor: Why we're more scared of the unlikely
    Julie McKinney almost didn’t talk to us for this story. Not because she was worried about what she’d reveal or that she was nervous to see herself in print. But because of what she might see: a picture of a snake. McKinney is scared of...
  • Kids can overcome allergies by gradually eating foods that cause reactions, study says

    Kids can overcome allergies by gradually eating foods that cause reactions, study says
    Kids who are allergic to foods can overcome their reactions through therapy that involves giving them increasing doses of the specific foods, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other hospitals. The research adds to...
  • Hopkins falls to No. 2 on U.S. News & World Report list

    Hopkins falls to No. 2 on U.S. News & World Report list
    Johns Hopkins Hospital lost its coveted spot as the nation's top-ranked hospital for the first time in 22 years, edged out by Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital in the latest analysis by U.S. News & World Report to be released Tuesday. Hopkins still...
  • Arline K. Howdon, Hopkins cytologist

    Arline K. Howdon, Hopkins cytologist
    Arline Kaye Howdon, who was chief cytologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was known nationally and internationally for her work in the field of cytopathology and education, died July 20 of lung cancer at her Harper House condominium in Cross Keys. She...
  • Project Runway: Guess who's coming to dinner? Tim Gunn!

     
    Well kids, I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, sports writer in my spare time, but Project Runway blogger at heart. And as my favorite cheesy Swedish heavy metal band, Europe, would say...It's the final countdown! (Da da da daaaaa! Da da da......
  • 'America's Next Top Model' back for 14th season

     
    It’s the 14th season of America’s Next Top Model, and we’ve basically seen it all. We all know what to expect — sob-story beauties, stank attitudes, dramatic transformations and extra loads of self-absorbed antics from creator/...
  • Contestants learn to combine acting and modeling on 'ANTM'

     
    Here's John-John, with a recap of last night's America's Next Top Model ...The episode opens with Brenda talking about being in an identity crisis because of her bad hairdo, which was discussed during the previous episode.The camera also focuses on......
  • Today's sermon: Money woes

    Even in the midst of a recession -- and within communities of faith, where members pledge to help one another -- the last thing people tend to discuss openly, says Bryan Brunelle, is their struggles with money. "People will talk about their sex lives...
  • Some skeptical about NASA reforms

    America's most spectacular spaceflight successes were born of reforms spurred by catastrophic accidents - from the fatal Apollo fire that paved the way for the first moon landing to the Mars Observer mishap that fostered efforts to explore the red planet....