| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Not so long ago, Gina Sager set out to cure her patients by wielding a surgeon's scalpel. Today, her preferred tool is a set of two small brass bells connected by a cord — though these, too, require all the precision and delicacy she can muster....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Elizabeth M. "Betty" Dugan, a volunteer and World War II veteran, died Feb. 29 of heart failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Ruxton resident was 90.
The daughter of a Baltimore businessman and a homemaker, the...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:00 PM
Some leading AIDS experts have issued the first guidelines aimed exclusively at getting those newly diagnosed with HIV into treatment and keeping them in it.
Thirty one international experts, including three Johns Hopkins faculty members, used 325...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:11 AM
The U.S. New & World Report graduate school rankings are out and Johns Hopkins University has moved up from 3rd to a tie for 2nd with the University of Pennsylvania.
They were behind top-ranked Harvard University. But they beat out Stanford University...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:21 PM
The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland continue to boast some of the best graduate programs in the country, according to rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine rose one spot to a...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Janset Nahum, a registered nurse and neighborhood activist who was known as the "Unofficial Mayor of Sugarville," died March 9 of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
She was 79.
Janset Aranlar was born in Adapazari, near Istanbul, one of three...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Twins William and Raphael "Rafi" Karkowsky have always shared life's best moments.
That was true again Friday when the brothers and best friends learned where they would begin their careers as doctors.
They were among nearly 16,000 medical students...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Eating chocolate can make you thin, new study shows.
The article, Association Between More Frequent Chocolate Consumption and Lower Body Mass Index, was published Tuesday in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The full text of the article costs $30...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:03 AM
The state of Maryland is seeking doctors willing to practice in needy areas of the state, in exchange for up to $50,000 to repay student loans.
The Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program was launched in 1996 and 157 primary care doctors have gone...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Virginia Whittlesey, a retired teacher and community volunteer, died of congestive heart failure March 29 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The former Roland Park resident was 90.
Born Virginia Markell King and raised in Bolton Hill, she was a 1940...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 2:14 PM
William Magruder Waters, a retired Johns Hopkins and Navy electrical engineer and inventor who built his own car and held patents related to radar imaging, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 17 at Renaissance Gardens at Oak Crest Village. He was 86....
| Dec 31, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Dr. John Butler MacGibbon, an internal medicine specialist who treated port of Baltimore mariners, died Dec. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications of a stroke and a fall. He was 90 and lived in Original Northwood.
Born in Christchurch,...