| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Some women at high risk for breast cancer because of an inherited gene mutation, including actress Angelina Jolie, are choosing to have preventive double mastectomies. Other women who have cancer in one breast are asking their doctors to remove the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Breast cancer gets a lot of attention — and not just during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There’s a good reason for that, as any of the quarter-million American women diagnosed with breast cancer each year will tell you....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Joseph F. Nawrozki III, a retired investigative reporter who served on the staff of three Baltimore daily newspapers and was a Vietnam War combat veteran, died of leukemia Saturday at his Bel Air home. He was 70.
"Joe had a real instinct for the...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Johns Hopkins trauma surgeon Albert Chi gave a talk last year to families about advanced prosthetics that would someday benefit their children who were missing hands.
But when a parent asked what was easy, available and affordable now, Chi was at a...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:09 PM
James T. Lanier, an electrical engineer and devoted Clemson University football fan, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of brain cancer. He was 60.
James Taylor Lanier was born in Sylacauga, Ala., and was raised in Copperhill, Tenn., where he...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Suicide is an uncommon phenomenon. When you consider what people suffer because of medical illness, physical injury, the deprivations of old age, mental illness, personal failure and the betrayal by others, one wonders why more people don't choose to...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Maryland's decision to join a handful of states that allow undocumented immigrants the chance to obtain driver's licenses was a pragmatic one designed to keep residents safe. Border security, deportation policy and pathways to citizenship are not within...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:25 AM
John Lofton Jr., a conservative writer and pundit and 41-year resident of Laurel, died Sept. 17 at the age of 73, from a heart condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Lofton, a self-proclaimed "Recovering Republican," was an active writer...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:08 PM
A 78-year-old woman died at Johns Hopkins Hospital Friday evening after being struck by a car in the 200 block of E. 33rd Street, according to Baltimore City Police.
The woman, whose name has not been released, was injured while she stood on the...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Dr. Paul A. Mullan, a retired Baltimore pediatrician who had also served in the Air Force Medical Corps, died Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice of complications from a stroke. He was 84.
The son of George Vaughn Mullan, who was supervisor of maintenance...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Perry Hall wide receiver Nick DiPaula felt fine Saturday after being knocked out briefly and suffering a concussion in Friday night’s home football game against Overlea, Perry Hall coach Keith Robinson said.
Knocked out by a tackle after...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:03 AM
From H. L. Mencken, The Days Trilogy, Expanded Edition, edited by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers. Copyright 2014 by The Library of America, New York, N.Y. With the permission of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. All rights reserved.