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  • Ethne F. Higginbotham, educator-counselor

    Ethne F. Higginbotham, educator-counselor
    Ethne F. Higginbotham, an educator who later became a mental health counselor, died Wednesday of a urinary tract infection at Brightview South River, an Edgewater assisted-living facility. She was 92. The daughter of Robert Lee Flanagan, a paper mill...
  • Smallpox virus stocks are dangerous [Commentary]

    Smallpox virus stocks are dangerous [Commentary]
    The only known stocks of the deadly smallpox virus are now kept in two designated research laboratories, one in Russia and one in the United States. This has troubled many who believe that destruction of the virus would provide greater assurance that it...
  • Looking Out: Hopkins expanding space for LGBTQ Life program

    Looking Out: Hopkins expanding space for LGBTQ Life program
    The LGBTQ Life program at Johns Hopkins University may have just finished its first year on the school's Homewood campus, but it's already outgrown its digs and is expanding into a new space this coming semester. Demere Woolway, who started as...
  • Dementia care center explores benefits of yoga

    Dementia care center explores benefits of yoga
    At Cathy Rees' yoga class, you won't see anyone attempt a downward-facing dog — many participants are in wheelchairs, and almost all of them suffer from dementia. Instead, Rees has adapted the principles of yoga, which aims to align the body's...
  • Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]

    Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]
    This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....
  • Havre de Grace woman completes cross-country run to fight cancer

    Havre de Grace woman completes cross-country run to fight cancer
    After 4,000 miles and 42 days of running across the country to raise money to fight cancer, Kelsi Ludwigsen, of Havre de Grace, returned Saturday to cheers, hugs and even a marriage proposal from her boyfriend. "It was an awesome welcome home...
  • Space camp helps kids launch love of science

    Space camp helps kids launch love of science
    While many of her friends spent the summer swimming or going to amusement parks, 11-year-old Asley Ventura, of Laurel, had fun participating in a space camp at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. During the two-week camp, Asley and about...
  • Blood test may someday predict who is suicidal

    Blood test may someday predict who is suicidal
    A blood test that monitors changes in one specific gene may someday allow doctors to predict those likely to attempt suicide. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University identified a chemical alteration linked to stress reactions and plan more studies....
  • Lansdowne family struggles with diagnosis of rare disorder

    Lansdowne family struggles with diagnosis of rare disorder
    Connor Berry toddled around in the sand at a Lansdowne playground on a recent summer afternoon, playing with his older brother Camden on the jungle gym. Nearly 2 years old, Connor is slightly smaller than other children, but they didn't seem to notice....
  • Remembering a tragic loss [Letter]

    Senseless and tragic. Alan Trimakas was a brilliant, compassionate medical student ("In the light of judicial scrutiny, a dark memory," July 5). He would have been a great physician. When we had him while doing his psychiatry rotation as a junior...
  • Virginia should follow Maryland's Medicaid expansion example [Commentary]

    Virginia should follow Maryland's Medicaid expansion example [Commentary]
    The Potomac River has long been a symbolic divide between two states with divergent histories and politics. Today, the difference between Virginia and Maryland plays out in Medicaid coverage. In Maryland, low-income workers — adults living alone...
  • Young Vic at a crossroads as its audiences skew older

    Young Vic at a crossroads as its audiences skew older
    Singers Melissa Mino and Daniel Andrews are a lot younger than their material. Mino, 29, and Andrews, 23, were rehearsing their "love duet" last week as Casilda and Luiz in "The Gondoliers," this year's Gilbert and Sullivan operetta being staged by...