| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Delaware and District of Columbia health officials are reporting their first West Nile virus deaths.
District health officials also announced that another resident is hospitalized with the virus.
Delaware officials said a 76-year-old New Castle woman...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Maryland health officials said Monday that two more people in the state have developed meningitis after receiving a steroid injection for back pain, as an outbreak that has afflicted 105 people nationwide continues to grow.
Five people in Maryland have...
| 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...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Not so long ago, Gina Sager set out to cure her patients by wielding a surgeon's scalpel. Today, her preferred tool is a set of two small brass bells connected by a cord — though these, too, require all the precision and delicacy she can muster....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:13 PM
In the Anne Arundel community of Berrywood, neighbors talk to each other daily. Could you recommend a plumber? Anyone want my piano? Hey, we have a hobby in common!
More and more, the conversations take place online.
A quarter of Berrywood households...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:48 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter just met with the media for his annual winter meetings news conference. Here are some highlights:
** On the health front, Showalter said he believes outfielder Nolan Reimold (neck surgery), Brian...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 6:58 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Orioles third baseman Manny Machado suffered from a bout of meningitis this offseason, but the organization’s top young position player has recovered and is expected to be ready for spring training.
Machado was hospitalized...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:49 PM
A transcript of Buck Showalter's news conference Tuesday afternoon at the winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn (provided by ASAP Sports):
Q. Buck, is it any more special having the winter meetings here in Nashville? Obviously, a place you spent a lot...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:15 AM
On behalf of the Maryland Board of Pharmacy, we are writing to commend Sun reporter Andrea Walker for a fair and honest reflection of information discussed during her interview with board executive director LaVerne Naesea and board commissioner David...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:05 PM
— Pikesville resident Gerald Cohen was an active 71-year-old retiree, filling his free time with gardening, volunteering and enjoying the company of his grandchildren despite persistent back pain — until he sought relief for it.
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Welcome back, everyone, to the Emmy-winning "Amazing Race." And a special hello to our host, the Emmy-denied Phil, with his fabulous pointing finger and arched Eyebrow of Foreshadowing.
Since this is the first episode, we are overwhelmed with teams...
| Aug 25, 2011
Rayna DuBose will be the keynote speaker at the ninth annual banquet for the Howard County Celebration of Sports. The banquet will be held Oct. 18 at the Turf Valley Resort. Rayna's story is a dramatic one. A standout volleyball and basketball player at...