| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:45 AM
I am at Children's Hospital in Washington, D.C., with my three-year-old twin sons Nicolas and Byron, whom we call Nico and Bebo. They are recovering from feeding tube surgery, which they had to get because seizures are robbing them of the ability to eat....
| Jan 24, 2014
Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer the Mayo Clinic Diet. This 12-week workshop aims to help break unhealthy food habits. The program is led by a registered dietitian and cardiac rehabilitation specialist. Class will be held from 5:30 p.m....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Columbia resident Zereana Jess-Huff was crowned Mrs. Maryland America 2014 in October. For the 34-year-old wife, mother, philanthropist and corporate executive, winning the crown provided a fitting ending to a frightening chapter in her life and an...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
In a case that could have implications for ministries across the country, a Catonsville-based group of nuns who care for the elderly poor are awaiting a federal judge's decision on whether it must comply with the federal health care law's requirement to...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:19 PM
A group of Catonsville nuns who claimed that the new federal health care law's contraceptive coverage requirement would violate their religious beliefs are actually exempt from the mandate, a U.S. district judge concluded Friday.
The Little Sisters of...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Writer's note: And they said it wouldn't last … Today's is column No. 100. Thanks to my readers (even the haters) for the tremendous response.
1.) Our Libertarian and tea party friends would stop nominating candidates who screw up winnable races....
| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor made a reasonable decision when, on New Year's Eve, she temporarily blocked implementation of the Affordable Care Act's contraception coverage mandate in a case brought by a religious order of nuns that operates homes...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:23 PM
A Roman Catholic order of nuns who care for the elderly poor was hopeful Wednesday after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked an Obamacare provision that would have required it to authorize birth control coverage for employees starting with the new year....
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The Obama administration argued Friday that the Affordable Care Act contains sufficient protections for nonprofits that object to providing health coverage for contraception and urged the Supreme Court to reject an appeal from a Catonsville-based Catholic...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:34 AM
The air is alive with perhaps a dozen sweet scents at Kahuna Vapor in Ellicott City, customers adding to the aroma with every vaporous exhalation.
They're not smoking. They're "vaping" — using a battery-powered electronic cigarette that heats...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:49 PM
It's a war that seemingly ended a long time ago, being fought in the most unlikely of places: contraception, at homes for the elderly run by an order of Roman Catholic nuns.
The Little Sisters of the Poor, with a house in Catonsvlle, are fighting the...
| Jan 10, 2014
Baltimore Washington Medical Center will offer exercise classes starting Monday, Jan. 13 in beginning yoga, beginning yoga/pilates combination, fitness fusion, pilates, prenatal yoga and yoga classes at the center, 301 Hospital Drive,...