| Mar 16, 2013
| 9:30 AM
I read with interest Maryland Medical Society CEO Gene Ransom's commentary on barriers to care created by health insurance companies ("Insurers' 'fail first' policies jeopardize patient health," March 12).
As the president and founder of a national...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Baltimore health officials are asking North Baltimore residents to be wary of potentially rabid animals after euthanizing three of them over the past month.
Residents are advised to ensure pets are vaccinated for rabies and to keep a safe distance...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:49 PM
TORONTO — Inside a mostly empty Orioles clubhouse Friday night, reliever Tommy Hunter replayed out loud the at-bat that shifted momentum in their 7-6 loss to the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
“I'm going to throw it again tomorrow,” Hunter...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Michael Douglas told the Guardian newspaper recently that his throat cancer was caused by the HPV virus that he contracted performing oral sex over the years.
The actor's admission brings attention to a health problem more doctors are seeing. HPV, which...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Students across Maryland would see revamped science classes under curriculum standards the state school board will consider Tuesday — part of a broader effort by educators, researchers and businesses to kindle innovation in children well before they...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:36 AM
The Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland is warning against online fraud by scammers pretending to be a legitimate business website.
The BBB said that a fictitious business has been operating under the web address Overstockcloseoutstock.com,...
| 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....
| May 21, 2013
| 5:15 AM
At first blush, a jazz band, a vulture and a rapper may not seem to have much in common, let alone be tied to one school subject area. But all were on hand at Patuxent Valley Middle School's first-ever Reader's Cafe — a night to celebrate the...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, May 23, 1963:
The Board of Election Supervisors created a new election precinct, warranted by construction of Joppatowne and the growth in the Edgewood area. The new precinct known as Edgewood would...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:00 AM
DETROIT -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter wouldn’t commit to giving left-hander Zach Britton another start after his solid outing Tuesday night in the Orioles’ 5-2 win over Detroit.
I asked Showalter whether Britton presented himself well...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:00 AM
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Preakness Looks Contest ("Contest") starts at 7 a.m. (ET) on May 8, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on May 20, 2013 ("Contest Period"). This Contest shall...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:54 PM
The University of Maryland School of Medicine announced this week a $500 million fundraising goal — the Baltimore institution's largest campaign ever.
Donors already have given $339 million during the quiet phase of the campaign, dubbed...