| Dec 22, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Johns Hopkins Health System plans to open a $35 million expanded emergency department at Bayview Medical Center by January 2014, followed by a new oncology wing for its lung cancer treatment program.
Preliminary plans for the expansion at the eastern...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Since 1973, at least 140 people have walked off our nation's death rows after new evidence revealed that they were sentenced to die for crimes they did not commit. That's more than one innocent person exonerated for every 10 who's been executed....
| Mar 12, 2012
| 9:08 AM
It was a pleasure to read Brian Conlin's feature article about Charles Sipes ("Music strikes chord for 95-year-old," Catonsville Times, March 7) He has had a remarkable life and his children are rightly proud of him.
His son states, "It's refreshing to...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Those who work in public safety consider themselves part of a brotherhood. But for the purposes of organ donation, a brother in blue may not be quite family enough, as Officer Gene Cassidy is finding out.
Cassidy was shot in the head 27 years ago in West...
| Mar 23, 2012
Baltimore Washington Medical Center will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the hospital, 301 Hospital Drive. The bloodmobile will be outside the Discharge Lobby. Information: 410-787-4367....
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:53 AM
Albert Einstein once said the reason he was able to accomplish so much was because he had "stood on the shoulders of giants" like Newton and Galileo. The Nobel Prize-winning physicist's remark was a reminder how much scientists depend on discoveries...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Remember that awkward silence that fell across the nation back in '94 when Bill Clinton's surgeon general used the M-word?
Jocelyn Elders, speaking at an AIDS conference at the U.N. about reducing the risk of sexually transmitted disease, said that...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:58 PM
If you wanted to use your late husband's frozen sperm to have a baby, you would need his written permission under legislation that appears poised for approval in the Maryland General Assembly.
The House and Senate have both passed bills that would make...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 8:00 PM
This episode needed a parental guidance warning.
Alexis gets a new nose and it is already out of joint because Gretchen didn’t visit her on the day of the operation. And lucky us – we get to see everything they pulled out of Alexis’ old...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 9:37 AM
It’s not just an urban Orioles legend. In the middle of his 50-homer season in 1996, Brady Anderson doubled over with terrible abdominal pain and had to be taken to a hospital in Boston for tests.
The diagnosis was appendicitis and he...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Researchers working to discover why African Americans disproportionately suffer from asthma are planning to map the genetic code of 1,000 people of African descent in four years.
The Johns Hopkins-led team of experts in genetics, immunology, epidemiology...