| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Multiple myeloma is cancer of the bone marrow, an incurable type of the disease that kills about 10,700 people a year. But for the 22,000 diagnosed annually, including recently Tom Brokaw, former NBC news anchor, there are new options for treatment and...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I've been running around the country hawking my new book, listening to what people are saying, and scribbling notes about what a new Republican platform should contain — at least what one should contain if we ever want to win again.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:29 PM
For openers, a hurricane will likely be unleashed on one neighborhood in Anne Arundel County, and then the disasters will spread from there.
The storm will lash the area with heavy rain, whipping wind, floodwater and power outages, causing road closings...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It was a year of significant changes in how health care is delivered in Maryland. Here are some highlights:
Rocky rollout for Obamacare
Years of effort preparing for the Affordable Care Act culminated with the opening of state and federal health...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:39 AM
There wasn't much in Sunday night’s "60 Minutes" report on baseball's Alex Rodriguez investigation that could truly shock anyone at this point in the sport’s tawdry PED era. Everyone knows that anabolic steroids and other sophisticated...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Food and Drug Administration would play a broader role in regulating specialty pharmacies, such as the one responsible for last year's deadly outbreak of meningitis, under legislation approved by Congress on Monday and expected to be signed by...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are closing in on a deal to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority over the type of drugs that caused a deadly outbreak of meningitis last year, advocates close to the issue said Tuesday.
Though details of the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:54 AM
A Baltimore County pain treatment center is resisting involvement in a probe into the deadly national fungal meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroids last year.
Baltimore Pain Management Center, which received some doses of the recalled...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The NCAA is grappling with how to treat college athletes' use of marijuana — a popular drug that presents a puzzle because it is considered unsafe by the U.S. government but is not a performance enhancer and has been decriminalized by a number of...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:36 AM
The NFL and the NFL Players Association have reached a tentative agreement on human growth hormone testing this season, according to a players' union memo.
The memo, which was sent to all NFL players and their representatives and obtained by The...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Taking drops of allergens under the tongue can be an effective alternative to allergy shots for preventing coughing, wheezing and chest tightness common this time of year among allergy sufferers, according to a Johns Hopkins doctor's review of dozens of...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:53 PM
Seven Maryland health care centers that received tainted steroids linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak will be required to turn over documents and give testimony under subpoenas filed last week in a federal lawsuit.
A steering committee of...