| Mar 28, 2014
Baltimore Washington Medical Center will begin its freedom from smoking class with sessions beginning April 7. Participants will learn about the barriers to smoking cessation, health benefits of choosing a smoke free lifestyle, nicotine-...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:52 PM
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman wasn't his sharpest in his final spring tuneup before Opening Day, but he was able to limit the damage to work out of several jams against the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park on...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 3:58 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter has talked often this spring about the challenge of selecting the club’s Opening Day roster, saying the best 25 players might not necessarily be the right 25 players to start the season.
| Mar 23, 2014
| 9:09 AM
The Orioles will host the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium for their final spring training meeting.
Kevin Gausman will make the start today for the Orioles. He’s allowed two runs and four hits over seven Grapefruit League...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:01 PM
With a potential restaurant-related outbreak of gastroenteritis under investigation in Harford County, plus a typical rise of gastrointestinal illnesses during the late winter, residents are being urged to take common-sense measures to reduce the spread...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Complaints about stomach aches in Harford County might turn out to be more than a series of bellyaching.
The Harford County Health Department and the Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene are investigating an outbreak of stomach issues, a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:25 AM
"I love history," declared David Scheffenacker Jr., telling the story of how, at age 25, he walked into a rare books store in downtown Baltimore.
"The minute I walked in, I was hooked," he said. "All I wanted to do was buy books."
| Mar 3, 2014
With an 18-2 win Sunday over the host Pennsylvania Roar, the Blast claimed the Major Indoor Soccer League regular-season championship. The win gave the Blast (17-3) the No. 1 seed in the MISL playoffs. The Milwaukee Wave (16-4) lost to the Missouri...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Dr. Raymond Seltser, former associate dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health who was the author of seminal epidemiological articles on smoking, stroke and radiation, died Feb. 16 of pneumonia at Sibley Memorial Hospital in...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Elizabeth P. "Betsy" Johnson, a homemaker and former educator who had lived in Stoneleigh for many years, died Feb. 5 of influenza at the William Breman Jewish Home in Atlanta. She was 92.
Mrs. Johnson, who had a home in Devon Hill in North Roland Park,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:16 PM
We'll continue to update this list of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down or opening late. If you know of additional closings or delays, please note in the comments field.
American Visionary Art Museum opens at noon.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Heavy wet snow, like the kind that is on the ground now in the Baltimore region, can be a major threat to a person’s heart, according to local and national health officials.
The American Heart Association says most people will not have any ill...