| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Blayr Callaway, 19, who is raising her 8-year-old niece as well as her 2-year-old daughter, was in a familiar setting, at the Hampden Family Center's annual Holiday Party.
It's the center Callaway comes to throughout the year for social services ranging...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Joseph Hooper Mettle Jr., a retired communications system engineer who had worked for the National Security Agency for more than three decades, died July 30 of liver cancer at his Eldersburg home.
He was 77.
The son of a government worker and a...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Dickens W. Warfield, a psychologist who as associate director of Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. became an outspoken advocate for fair housing, died Oct. 21 of liver cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville.
The longtime Towson...
| Sep 8, 2011
Hepatitis C has long been a problem with a low rate of cure. But new drug therapies are in use and others are on the horizon, according to Dr. Paul J. Thuluvath, chief of gastroenterology at Mercy Medical Center and the medical director of the Institute...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 12:06 PM
Growing up in Philadelphia as an aspiring amateur boxer, Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain found a mentor in the city’s boxing champion, “Smokin” Joe Frazier. McClain, who was 6-1 as a boxer while competing in area Golden Gloves...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:44 PM
Ray Lewis' hit on Hines Ward on Sunday was costly not only to the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, but to the Ravens linebacker as well.
Lewis was fined $20,000 after he made helmet-to-helmet contact while tackling Ward during the second quarter of the...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 1:30 PM
When Berea resident Nia Redmond heard that the long-vacant paint manufacturing plant in her East Baltimore neighborhood was to be torn down, she went door to door passing out fliers, inviting her neighbors to an emergency meeting.
"A lot of us are...
| Nov 26, 2011
The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer.
Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...
| Aug 7, 2008
Just off Interstate 83, the light turns red, and a couple of kids pounce, running a squeegee over nearby windshields and holding an open palm to windows.
Stopped at the light, Carmelo Anthony is riding shotgun in a Rolls-Royce Phantom. It's silver, sleek...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Rick “Mad Dog” Moyer, one of the Lehigh Valley’s premiere harmonica players and a musician who often pitched in to help others, is going through a battle himself, and this time other musicians are rallying around him. Rick "Mad Dog"........
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:24 AM
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Bayer said a final stage Phase III clinical trial of cancer drug Nexavar as an adjuvant therapy for liver cancer did not meet its main target.
Nexavar, or sorafenib, is made by Bayer and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, and is...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:50 PM
A pair of new drugs to treat hepatitis C offer a cure for millions of Americans afflicted with the disease — but at a potentially staggering cost to taxpayers and health plans.
Until now, therapies for hepatitis C helped only about half of...