| Dec 22, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Johns Hopkins Health System plans to open a $35 million expanded emergency department at Bayview Medical Center by January 2014, followed by a new oncology wing for its lung cancer treatment program.
Preliminary plans for the expansion at the eastern...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 1:30 PM
The da Vinci robotic technology allows doctors to perform more precise surgeries. The technique also enables patients to recover more quickly with fewer complications in many cases. The technique is used to perform many different types of surgeries. Dr....
| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
| 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...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Cheryl Corbin's mother and grandmother had breast cancer, so an oncologist suggested she be tested for an inherited gene mutation linked to the disease. But when the results came in, she didn't show up to hear them.
"I was afraid to hear the words,"...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 7:51 AM
"So You Think You Can Dance" is BACK, and in the three weeks since the last show I've forgotten who everybody is, which ones I like and dislike, and maybe even what dance is.
The whole show tonight will be the work of just one choreographer -- the Emmy-...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 3:16 PM
In 1998, Patrick Smithwick turned 47, an age his father never reached. Legendary steeplechase jockey A.P. "Paddy" Smithwick was just 46 when he died of lung cancer in 1973.
Living longer than his father prompted Smithwick to scrutinize his orderly life....
| Apr 20, 2011
| 6:04 PM
Here is how Charlie Kelly imagined the scene at the pearly gates this week: William Donald Schaefer awaits entry as St. Peter goes over his list. Maybe his eyes are widening as he sees all the rude, bombastic things Schaefer has said over the years.
| Dec 16, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Morris Martick, the colorful restaurateur who ran a Baltimore landmark for nearly four decades, died of lung cancer early Friday at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 88.
Friends said he collapsed while walking on Howard Street last month. He had...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 12:52 PM
Regarding the letter to the editor published Dec. 9 in the Open Forum, "Steaming over smoking ban:"
I find all of your arguments faulty. First let me speak to "how would enforcement work?" It's simple, when someone, who is not a smoker, sees a person...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Alan Gross, the Maryland man who is serving 15 years in a Cuban prison after taking communications equipment into the communist nation, is asking authorities there to let him return to the United States to visit his ailing mother before she dies.
| Dec 17, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Morris Martick, the inimitable Baltimore restaurateur, has died at 88.
Martick died of lung cancer early Friday at Union Memorial Hospital. Read Jacques Kelly's obituary.
We've started to hear from people who knew Morris Martick, or just about him....