| Sep 27, 2011
| 5:37 PM
The Baltimore Police Department is taking part in a program to develop and test new technology that could significantly cut DNA analysis time.
The National Institute of Justice is putting $1 million toward the project. Police will partner with...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 7:43 AM
Many cancer patients end treatment underweight. Post-treatment breast cancer patients, however, often end up overweight. This can sometimes be attributed to medications such as steroids or chemotherapy. Or the patient is overweight to begin with. Losing...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Guns were firing rapidly this past weekend at the Loch Raven Skeet and Trap Center. Shooters took aim at a small flying disc of clay known as skeet, but the real target was breast cancer.
For some, it might seem unusual that a group of largely male...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:13 PM
For the first time in more than a decade, air travelers will be able to board a scheduled commercial jet at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport next summer and fly to continental Europe.
BWI officials and Condor Airlines...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 6:27 PM
Few understand the club that Adam Riess joined Tuesday when he received a 5:30 a.m. phone call from Sweden.
But Carol Greider received the same call two years ago, and soon she'll sit with her Johns Hopkins University colleague and tell him what it's...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Former Baltimore Raven Orlando Brown died of a diabetic complication that is rarely fatal but can sometimes be quick to strike — and he might not even have known he had the underlying disease.
The 40-year-old died in his Inner Harbor condominium...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 12:56 PM
Seeing a chance to stop one of the most deadly kinds of cancer before it forms, doctors at Johns Hopkins and at other hospitals around the nation are focusing on the common pancreatic cyst.
Up to 20 percent of pancreatic cancer begins as one of these...
| Oct 13, 2011
Nothing was more important to Garrett Radcliffe than playing football for Hereford High.
Growing up, the Freeland resident couldn't play the sport simply because he was always too big for his age.
"He never got a chance to play football with his...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 3:00 AM
What can one say in the argument over capital punishment that hasn't been said before?
Perhaps only that the case is not one-sided and that both supporters and opponents typically play fast and loose with the evidence. Let us dispense, for now, with...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen.
When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 7:09 PM
Well, I got off to a late start this week, thanks to the American League game between the Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers, which stretched well into four hours and 11 innings, pushing the start of “Terra Nova” back by 50 minutes. (By...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:21 AM
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's recommendation against routine use of a blood test that can offer early detection of prostate cancer has led to puzzlement and anger. The reaction has been similar to that following the group's suggestion two...