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  • Study finds planned CSX transfer station could have negative impact

    Study finds planned CSX transfer station could have negative impact
    Despite the industrial train tracks about 100 feet beyond her back fence, Laurie Weishorn's neat, tree-lined backyard in Southwest Baltimore can seem like an oasis of suburban quiet on a low-humidity summer afternoon. After 22 years in Morrell Park,...
  • Rick Adair speaks about leaving the Orioles

    Rick Adair speaks about leaving the Orioles
    Rick Adair, who took a leave of absence in August to deal with personal issues including the impending death of his father, will not be back as Orioles pitching coach despite having a contract that runs through the 2014 season. In his first public...
  • City reports progress, challenges in residents' health

    City reports progress, challenges in residents' health
    In the past two years, fewer Baltimoreans have been hospitalized for diabetes, hypertension, asthma and drugs. More city residents have health insurance, more are exercising and fewer are dying prematurely from heart disease. Fewer teens are having...
  • Contact Information

    The Baltimore Sun Company 501 N. Calvert Street P.0. Box 1377 Baltimore, Maryland 21278 Main number: 410-332-6000 Advertising: 410-332-6300 Circulation/home delivery: 888-539-1280 Classified: 410-539-7700 Sports: 410-332-6200 Newsroom: 410-332-6100...
  • 'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    Mitt Romney wants to open up more federal lands and waters to drilling for oil and natural gas. His party is pushing, in the name of freedom and economic opportunity, to roll back a variety of environmental protections. Republicans, including U.S. Sen....
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Alcohol abuse prevention grant The Department of Health's alcohol and drug abuse prevention and education services have been awarded a Maryland strategic prevention framework (MSPF) community implementation grant of $31,132 to the Anne Arundel Community...
  • Insurance more predictive of death after heart attack than race

    Health insurance was a better predictor of survival from health attacks and strokes than race, according to Johns Hopkins researchers who looked at health outcomes in some Maryland hospitals. Specifically, those who did not have coverage were more likely...
  • Harford ready to observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there will be plenty of reminders, activities and educational opportunities throughout Harford County. Harford's observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets started this Friday evening,...
  • Baby boomers need hepatitis C testing

    All baby boomers should get tested for hepatitis C, the virus that can lead to liver disease, cancer and death, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One in 30 boomers is infected and most don't know -- read about that in this...
  • Research looks at how to better fight breast cancer in African-American women

    Research looks at how to better fight breast cancer in African-American women
    It is well documented that African-American women with breast cancer are more likely to have a more aggressive type of the disease that kills them, but why remains a mystery. The answers may be found one day soon, as researchers focus more on the genetic...
  • More women removing ovaries to prevent cancer

    More women removing ovaries to prevent cancer
    Ovarian cancer can be a death sentence for many women. It is difficult to treat and often goes undetected until the late stages when it has spread to other organs in the pelvis and abdomen. Actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly decided to have her...
  • Forward strides for stroke survivors

    Forward strides for stroke survivors
    One night in 1999, a rash of frightening sensations hit Paul Titus all at once. His left arm went numb. His left eye began twitching. He couldn't speak without slurring. Unaware what the symptoms meant, he was slow to call for help. When his...