| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Malaria is an enormous and tragic problem — that can be beat.
It takes the life of a child every minute in Sub-Saharan Africa, and a million people die from malaria each year. It also stifles economic development, as malaria prevents children from...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The election of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio to the papacy is great news ("The election of Pope Francis," March 14).
Cardinal Bergoglio is a genuinely spiritual soul, and a man of deep prayer who tends to accent growth in personal holiness...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The Western Howard County Crop Walk will take place on May 5 at 2 p.m. at Larriland Farms. The event is to raise money for people around the world who are suffering from hunger.
Money raised can provide a family with bee hives, training and equipment to...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:58 AM
A LGBT community center in Baltimore's Mid-Town Belvedere neighborhood will be opening an information and resources center to the public on April 1.
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Maryland (GLCCB) will...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Doctors and patients alike are often uncomfortable talking about sexual health and sexually transmitted disease. But a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that this squeamishness costs society millions of dollars spent trying to...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Albert Einstein was 26 when he published his Special Theory of Relativity; James Watson, at age 25, explained the structure of DNA. Here in Baltimore, many great medical achievements were developed by early-career researchers at Johns Hopkins. "The...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
As op-ed commentator Richard E. Chaisson wrote recently, "despite the devastation that TB wreaks, it still is not a global health priority" ("Tuberculosis, the forgotten killer," March 24).
Just as it was necessary to eradicate smallpox and combat polio...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:25 PM
The White House proposed a sweeping new initiative Tuesday to map the individual cells and circuits that make up the human brain, a project that will give scientists a better understanding of how a healthy brain works and how to devise better treatments...
| Dec 22, 2012
Most people who haven't finished their shopping are starting to worry about what gifts to give a friend, relative or spouse. Quick, what did you give or receive last year? How about two years ago? Most of us can't remember, unless it was a big-ticket...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The biggest overachiever in Maryland basketball history -- maybe in the modern college game -- is trying to beat the odds again.
At age 33, a decade after leading the Terps to the NCAA men's championship, three years removed from his last NBA game and...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Byron Mouton has often had to reinvent himself. A big scorer in high school in Louisiana who turned into more of a defensive stopper during his two seasons at Maryland, Mouton tried to start an online basketball apparel company while finishing his...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:11 AM
The U.S. New & World Report graduate school rankings are out and Johns Hopkins University has moved up from 3rd to a tie for 2nd with the University of Pennsylvania.
They were behind top-ranked Harvard University. But they beat out Stanford University...