| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Shirley B. Howard, a former local TV personality who with her late husband co-founded the Children's Cancer Foundation and proceeded to raise millions of dollars to help children suffering from cancer, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at her...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:26 PM
In a letter sent to the Johns Hopkins Medical community Friday afternoon, Faculty Dean and CEO Dr. Paul Rothman labeled Dr. Ben Carson's comments on gay marriage "hurtful" and "offensive."
Rothman's letter is a turning point in what has been two weeks...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:07 AM
I have been tracking the dance Johns Hopkins nuerosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson has been doing with Fox News since his appearance last month at The National Prayer Breakfast. You can see my concerns about the relationship here.
But Tuesday night, Dr....
| Mar 13, 2013
The Carson Scholars Fund announces that 425 students across the country have been named 2013 Carson Scholars. Each year the Fund recognizes a select group of high achieving students in fourth to 11th grade who demonstrate outstanding academic...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:41 AM
– Johns Hopkins Hospital's Dr. Ben Carson tested the political waters Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, where many said he would be a popular Republican contender for the White House.
Carson's speech was met with several...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 7:31 AM
A day after firing up conservatives and hinting at his own political aspirations at a conference in Prince George's County, Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson kept his distance from the Republican Party during a national television appearance Sunday,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:44 AM
Dr. Ben Carson says he didn't anticipate the reaction to what he considered his common-sense remarks as keynote speaker this month at the National Prayer Breakfast.
But after video went viral of the trailblazing black neurosurgeon taking jabs at...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Johns Hopkins University alum and best-selling author Wes Moore will replace Dr. Ben Carson as speaker at the university's School of Education commencement, officials said Wednesday, after the world-renowned neurosurgeon came under fire for his...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:03 AM
Liberal media have again shown that they can be just as self-righteous and intolerant as their ardent conservative adversaries.
How else to account for the recent furor over views expressed by a world-renowned pediatric surgeon, neurologist and...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson stepped down Wednesday as commencement speaker at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine after complaints from students about controversial comments concerning same-sex marriage.
The withdrawal came less than a week after...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Johns Hopkins administrators scrambled Thursday to find a commencement speaker to replace Dr. Ben Carson, who stepped down from two engagements because of backlash from recent comments he made about same-sex marriage.
Carson was scheduled as the...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:17 AM
In stepping down last week as a speaker at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine commencement, Dr. Ben Carson again took on the role of media/culture critic and martyr to "political correctness."
"Someday in the future, it is my hope and prayer that...