| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:37 PM
City leaders assembled on a small side street near Morgan State University in Northeast Baltimore on Friday morning — steps from the sites of three recent car thefts and at least one burglary — and pledged to transform the region with...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:10 PM
A Sinai Hospital cardiologist is launching a clinical trial of a type of coronary artery disease drug not yet tested in humans, building on a history at the Baltimore hospital of research to develop more effective treatments to prevent blood clotting....
| May 22, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Tens of thousands of lives have been saved over the years because Americans more routinely wear seat belts and don't drive drunk.
But there are other public health threats from those who text while driving or overdose on prescription drugs.
That's why a...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:15 AM
Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions.
While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Halfway around the world in India, Sivaprakash Ramalingam had heard of Johns Hopkins researchers using a promising new technique for gene therapy that he hoped to integrate with stem cells to cure diseases.
After getting a doctorate in biochemistry in...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:42 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
On Thursday afternoon the cramped Canton bar Nacho Mamas was log-jammed.
Inside the bar, which is decorated like a shrine to National Bohemian, there were more people than Mr. Boh logos on the walls. The waitresses had a...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Standing under a stormy sky, Bill Stankiewicz got chills as he looked toward the old brick building that once housed the Catholic Community middle school in South Baltimore.
"It's kind of creepy," he said, rubbing goose bumps along his forearms. He hadn'...
| May 30, 2012
Texting while walking emerging as possible danger for pedestrians, drivers
The night started out right — good friends, carousing, the lead-up to an out-of-town wedding.
But between festivities, after Nicole King popped into her hotel room to...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:20 AM
Are you over 50 or almost there? Do you serve as a caregiver to an older adult? Are you, or someone you love, an adult over 18 with disabilities? Are you simply someone who plans well for the future and wants to know the best options for healthy aging?...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:35 AM
October is Fire Prevention Month. It's time to replace the batteries in your smoke detectors and think about other ways to keep your family safe.
The Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department invites you to bring the whole family to the fire station for...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:45 AM
Howard County residents receiving care from the University of Maryland Medical Center's Department of Orthopedics can now get that care a lot closer to home.
A new orthopedics outpatient clinic, in the works for several years, opened Sept. 17 in...
| May 31, 2012
| 5:34 PM
The 21-year-old college student allegedly told detectives that he hadn't just killed the man who'd lived with his family for months, but had eaten his heart and portions of his brain. The victim's severed head and hands were found in the men's Harford...