| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:40 PM
U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.and the Supreme Court have not only upheld the Affordable Care Act, they struck down a barrier to universal health care for Americans. Looking forward from the Supreme Court's decision, by defining the cost of...
| May 10, 2012
| 11:44 AM
The Supreme Court's ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, expected in June, will determine the future for countless Americans. Health care reform debates have elevated the plight of millions of uninsured Americans to the national...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Fewer Americans than previously thought are controlling their HIV infections and potentially putting the public at higher risk, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University and University of Pennsylvania.
The researchers found that there are...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Blaming the National Rifle Association when guns are used in criminal deaths as Dan Rodricks did in his recent column ("Adapting to the newest form of gun insanity," July 24) is like blaming the Alcohol Beverage Industry Association when a drunk driver...
| May 29, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Dr. Frank Anthony Faraino, a retired Baltimore thoracic and vascular surgeon whose career spanned more than four decades and who performed the first pacemaker implantation in Maryland, died Saturday of renal failure at his Timonium home.
He was 90....
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:30 PM
For all the attention that violent crime gets in the media, the average American is much more likely to die from another largely preventable tragedy. Fatal drug overdoses have risen sharply in recent years. In Congress this month, Maryland Rep. Donna F....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:50 AM
The campaign to limit the amount of trans fats people consumer appears to have made a dent. A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that levels of trans-fatty acids in the blood of white American adults has dropped...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 10:42 AM
While the premise of the letter that only marriage between a man and a woman "provides a safe environment for children (by connecting) them to their two biological parents" and that children raised by same-sex parents would fare worse later in life than...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Well, I am willing to go along with Ms. Currano on this one if she is able to explain how heterosexual marriages are not experimenting on children. When a pair of 20-somethings go down the aisle under the diagnosis of a gynecologist, I would suggest...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:04 AM
There has always been something truly unseemly about the desire of conservatives in Congress to assert their control over the residents of the District of Columbia. Not only because it represents a white and male-dominated culture forcing its values on...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 11:42 AM
John Stewart Croucher, a retired hospital assistant engineer and World War II naval veteran, died of a stroke Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Bel Air resident was 90.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Eastern Avenue in Highlandtown, he was a...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Public health officials are warning adults and adolescents to get booster shots in the wake of an unusually large number of cases of whooping cough this year around the nation and in Maryland.
More than 20,000 cases of the respiratory disease were...