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  • Elizabeth C. Bellavance, activist

    Elizabeth C. Bellavance, activist
    Elizabeth C. Bellavance, an educator, social activist, and patron of the academic and arts communities who was also an outspoken advocate for the Eastern Shore's Hispanic community, died July 24 of cancer at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, Va. She was 77.
  • At Hopkins and beyond, new pediatricians turn to 'The Lane' handbook

    At Hopkins and beyond, new pediatricians turn to 'The Lane' handbook
    In the early 1950s, six pediatric residents at Johns Hopkins Hospital sat down at a table and jotted down notes they thought would help as they began treating patients. They made copies and put them in loose-leaf notebooks. Every few years, other...

    Catonsville artist teaches students to paint with watercolor

    Catonsville artist teaches students to paint with watercolor
    With quiet focus, six students dip their paintbrushes in water, dab the saturated brushes in cobalt blue paint and gently run them across a sheet of paper. They are learning the delicate art of watercolor painting. The group is part of an introductory...

    Pap smears can detect ovarian and endometrial cancers, Hopkins scientists find

    Pap smears can detect ovarian and endometrial cancers, Hopkins scientists find
    Johns Hopkins scientists have found a way to screen for hard-to-detect endometrial and ovarian cancers in women using a routine Pap smear, a discovery they hope eventually could reduce the number of deaths caused by the deadly malignancies. The...

    Military graduates from Laurel

    Army Cadet Putu Zinnah graduated from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Leader Development and Assessment course, known as Operation Warrior Forge, at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Takoma, Wash. A student at Virginia Commonwealth University, in...