| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:39 AM
Get ready parents! Stomach flu season is here — and it isn’t going to be fun. Unlike the common cold, the stomach flu (or gastroenteritis) manifests itself in some pretty ugly ways. Anyone who has had it, or has seen a child go through it,...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Hurdled and bulldozed by Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno and outsmarted by quarterback Peyton Manning, the Ravens' defense was rendered largely helpless Sunday.
During a crushing 34-17 defeat at M&T Bank Stadium, the Ravens' reactions were...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Having shown national leadership on marriage equality and fair treatment of immigrant children, Maryland has the opportunity to turn its attention to the plight of workers who have no access to paid sick days. The ability to earn paid sick days allows...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:28 PM
To co-workers, he's known as The Racing Guy. His neckties have little horses on them, and James Stierhoff has a different one for each day of the week. The walls of his office cubicle at the investment firm Brown Advisory are peppered with news...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:48 AM
WEATHER: Sunny, with sub-freezing wind chill and gusts up to 20-25 mph.
TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues.
Flu season arrives early, hits harder than usual: Area hospitals are coping with a surge of patients with...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Mark your calendars and plan to attend the 14th annual Howard County Office on Aging's 50+ Expo.
This event is where the many faces of 50+ connect with over 150 vendors and exhibitors, and enjoy healthy aging seminars, life-enriching workshops, all day...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Much of Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Jason Farley's recent research has focused on an evolving medical crisis: How to stop the spread of bacteria that have adapted immunity to most antibiotics.
To stop it the medical community needs to track it. He's...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The Indianapolis Colts' offense took another hit this morning when offensive coordinator Bruce Arians was hospitalized with severe flu-like symptoms.
Arians has been sick for the majority for the week, according to the Colts.
The illness was first...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 3:50 PM
The Indianapolis Colts’ nine points in Sunday’s 15-point loss to the Ravens in Sunday’s AFC wild-card playoff round, matched a season low when the team fell to the New York Jets, 35-9, on Oct. 14.
Critics might point to the absence...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Nothing says old fashioned and simple quite like the Hot Toddy.
Whether you're using it to treat your flu or cold symptoms (not doctor recommended, but probably by your grandmother) or preparing to hit the hay, it's the perfect evening drink. Thames...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Tonight's women's basketball game between Maryland and Delaware is a sellout, according to a tweet from Kevin Tresolini, the outstanding University of Delaware beat writer for The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal.
So, if you were planning to make the...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 12:57 PM
The answer to why some obese people develop diabetes and other health problems may be found not in just a love for junk food, but in the bacteria that thrive deep in the human gut.
Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have...