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  • When to choose urgent care or emergency room

     When to choose urgent care or emergency room
    It's the weekend or nighttime, and someone in the family doesn't feel well or has hurt themselves. Many people assume the local hospital's emergency department is the best place to go for treatment, but an urgent care center may be a faster and cheaper...
  • Illness forces cast change for Lyric Opera Baltimore's 'Tosca'

    Illness forces cast change for Lyric Opera Baltimore's 'Tosca'
    Lyric Opera Baltimore found itself in need of a new villain less than two weeks before the company's season-opening production of "Tosca." The exceptional bass-baritone Eric Owens, who had quite a triumph recently as Alberich in the Metropolitan Opera's...
  • 'Top Chef' recap: 'Jazz Hands'

    'Top Chef' recap: 'Jazz Hands'
    Remember how fun it was to play "Musical Chairs" when you were a kid?  Now imagine playing that again, but instead of just grabbing a seat, you are cooking. This week’s QuickFire Challenge is just that for the cheftestants. The chefs are joined by...
  • Jake Layman impresses in Maryland's open scrimmage Saturday morning

    Jake Layman impresses in Maryland's open scrimmage Saturday morning
    The Maryland basketball team held an open scrimmage Saturday without head coach Mark Turgeon, who was home with strep throat. Assistant coach Scott Spinelli ran the practice portion that wasn't open to the public, then let fellow assistants Bino Ranson...
  • Teacher who lost limbs buys car with fundraising help from students

    Teacher who lost limbs buys car with fundraising help from students
    Buying a new car is exciting for anyone, but for Anne Mekalian, a quadruple amputee, it was miraculous. "It was so exciting," said Mekalian, 67, who purchased the Subaru Crosstrek last month and is waiting for it to be adapted for her special needs....
  • Investigation finds 'visibly dirty' equipment at shuttered Monarch Medspa

    Investigation finds 'visibly dirty' equipment at shuttered Monarch Medspa
    State health investigators suspect that a deadly outbreak of infections at Monarch Medspa in Timonium last year may have stemmed from "visibly dirty" equipment or two health care workers who carried the same bacterium found in patients, according to a...
  • Health officials consider increasing plastic surgery center oversight

    Health officials consider increasing plastic surgery center oversight
    Maryland health officials may ask state lawmakers for permission to oversee plastic surgery centers, a move inspired in part by the death of a Lochearn woman after liposuction. The state health department had already been considering whether to ask...
  • Browns WR Josh Gordon suspended for Ravens' second game

    Browns WR Josh Gordon suspended for Ravens' second game
    When the Ravens square off with the Cleveland Browns in the second game of the season, their defense won't have to account for wide receiver Josh Gordon in coverage. Gordon is suspended for the first two games of the regular season without pay,...
  • Lake Evesham girl raises money to help amputee teacher drive again after losing arms and legs

    Lake Evesham girl raises money to help amputee teacher drive again after losing arms and legs
    Casey Brown's handshake was warm, but shy, as if the 10-year-old Lake Evesham girl was surprised anyone would want to shake her hand. Anne Mekalian's handshake was more confident, but understandably colder, more of a spongy fist bump with the palm open,...
  • At Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Future Islands deliver dramatic opening set

    At Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Future Islands deliver dramatic opening set
    With Das Racist calling out sick (the rap group took to Twitter to clarify Heems had strep throat), Baltimore trio Future Islands kicked off Virgin Mobile FreeFest's West stage a little before 1 p.m. at Merriweather Post Pavilion. Lead singer Sam Herring...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest brings thousands to Merriweather

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest brings thousands to Merriweather
    Perhaps the strangest, most dizzying scene at Saturday's Virgin Mobile FreeFest at Merriweather Post Pavilion unfolded in the Dance Forest. Some young women wore just glitter, body paint and underwear, while other concertgoers dressed as Teenage Mutant...
  • Students and parents fundraise to help teacher, quadruple amputee, drive again

    Students and parents fundraise to help teacher, quadruple amputee, drive again
    Five months after they began their fundraising campaign, Anne Mekalian's former students at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen School in Homeland and their parents are still raising money to help the longtime teacher drive as a quadruple amputee. "We're...