| May 18, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Early menopause may mean a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins Medicine.
The researchers say the risk can be twice as high, and doctors should help women avoid early menopause if possible. “If...
| Sep 27, 2012
Now that the the dog days of summer are behind us, and school is back in session, there are a couple of critters missing from my house three days a week — my granddaughter, Allison, and my grandog, Waddles, her Chihuahua who was also my house...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Dr. Henry N. Wagner Jr., a retired Johns Hopkins nuclear medicine professor who did early research in his field, died of complications from heart disease Tuesday at his Mount Washington home. He was 85.
Born in Baltimore and raised on West Fayette...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:11 PM
After more than 100 pitches, the fastball had lost some steam and the breaking ball that baffled batters earlier in the game didn't have the same snap.
South River senior pitcher Scott Mitchell, his dirty jersey showing the effects of an already...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Family, friends and a host of elected officials celebrated the life of East Baltimore Del. Hattie N. Harrison at the West Baltimore United House of Prayer for All People, in a ceremony borne on the spirited rasps of trombones and rhythmic clattering of...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Dr. Reubin Andres, a retired gerontologist who challenged commonly circulated height-weight tables for the elderly and conducted diabetes research, died of complications from heart disease Sunday at his Lake Roland-area home. He was 89.
| May 10, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Summer is almost here, and with it likely some blistering hot days. A recent study suggests the elderly should beware when the temperature spikes, because they face an increased risk of winding up in the emergency room short of breath on those days. And...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:00 AM
This has not been a banner year for the meat industry. A study by the Harvard School of Public Health confirmed once again that meat consumption raises the risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases, and World Health Organization Director General Margaret...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:40 PM
William F. Childs III, a retired engineer who was an early salesman of do-it-yourself cement products, died of complications from heart disease April 23 at his Towson home. He was 95 and lived for many years in Stoneleigh.
Born in Salisbury, he was a...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Saul Genendlis, an advocate for special education and a retired Baltimore City schools principal and administrator, died of heart disease Sept. 25 at his Hampstead home. He was 84.
Known by his students as Mr. G., he was once the city's acting...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The United Way of Central Maryland's Access to Healthy Food Initiative distributed more than 2.8 million pounds of groceries — enough to fill 56 tractor trailers — to low-income individuals and families, the organization announced Tuesday....