| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:27 PM
From hot-chocolate stands to dog walking to helping people with computers, kids can start their own businesses — and learn about the value of money along the way.
On a chilly day last November, 5-year-old Sylvia Fordham caught the business bug....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Dr. Paul S. Lietman, a retired Johns Hopkins professor of medicine, pharmacology, molecular sciences and pediatrics, died of congestive heart failure April 20 at his Ruxton home. He was 79.
"He was a gifted educator and was beloved by generations of...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:01 PM
A Mississippi infant born with HIV has become the first child cured of the deadly virus, leaving hope that the disease can be eliminated in the youngest patients, scientists from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions said Sunday....
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:41 AM
Dennis Rodman is back from a rather foggy Asia visit, Google is remembering a civil rights advocate, and Mitt Romney wishes he were president. Welcome to your post-weekend online trends report for Monday, March 4.
Romney appeared on Fox News Sunday with...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Maryland is on the right track in trying to do something to cut hospital costs ("Hospitals uneasy over rate plan," April 7).
A state proposal would establish a plan to tie medical spending to the growth of the economy. The plan, according to your story,...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:51 AM
A global nonprofit that battles the spread of viruses has moved into the University of Maryland BioPark after sprouting from the university's Institute of Human Virology.
Global Virus Network is the west side research park's newest tenant. It moved from...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 3:01 PM
A new study has found more evidence that people may catch the flu through airborne particles and not just direct or indirect contact with a person who has the virus.
The study from the University of Maryland School of Public Health also found that when...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The publication of Alfred Sommer's new memoir, "10 Lessons in Public Health," comes precisely 30 years after the publication of the most important thing he's ever written: "Increased mortality in children with mild vitamin A deficiency," a report of a...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Q: What are the symptoms of feline leukemia? How can I protect my cat against it if I have to board her with other cats?
A: Great questions, because feline leukemia is incurable, surprisingly common, highly contagious and a leading cause of death for...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 10:08 PM
Maryland's continuing quest for basketball redemption led it to Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night, with the opportunity to fashion an upbeat ending to a season that had once seemed all but lost.
But after winning five of their previous six games,...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The young male elephant that fell ill with a deadly virus at the Maryland Zoo has been taken off medication and is expected to make a full recovery, zoo officials said Wednesday.
"We know from other elephant experts that he will have up and down days, as...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:15 AM
Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions.
While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...