| Apr 24, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on pomegranates.
| May 23, 2012
| 4:28 PM
No one likes to get stuck with a needle.
But it's the only way doctors can get blood to test for diabetes, anemia and numerous other health problems.
Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing say there is a much less invasive and...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:10 PM
When Alan Shackelford's ankles would swell up, he brushed it off as another sign of getting older — only to find out it was a symptom of something much worse.
The 59-year-old Windsor Mill man was shocked when his doctor recently diagnosed him...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 3:51 PM
About 100 people attended an event Tuesday morning held by the American Cancer Society, kicking off enrollment for a cancer prevention study.
The study, ACS says, will help researchers better understand various factors, such as genetics, environment...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Sherrie Walter will never wear earrings again, but recently started styling her hair in a ponytail the way she used to before she was diagnosed with skin cancer nearly four years ago.
It's a big step for Walter, whose life was turned upside down when...
| May 18, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Fifteen-year-old Jack Andraka of Crownsville won the top prize at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for designing a new method to detect pancreatic cancer, Intel announced Friday.
The fair, held in Pittsburgh, is the world’s...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:09 PM
North County High School freshman Jack Andraka stood on the auditorium stage, speaking about the invention that earned him the $75,000 grand prize at the recent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Behind him stood Dr. Anirban Maitra, a...
| May 24, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a chance of showers, with a high temperature near 81 degrees. Thursday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 68 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Good Morning America host Robin Roberts told viewers in an emotional announcement this morning that she has the rare disorder myelodysplastic syndromes.
She will soon get a bone marrow transplant from her older sister.
It's probably fair to say that...
| Aug 27, 2012
It may be a desire for immortality that pushes some athletes to seek to transcend the limitations of mere mortal bodies through the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Certainly Lance Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France winner and Olympic champion,...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:55 AM
The American Cancer Society is launched a major, long-term prevention study across the country and is looking for people in the Baltimore area to participate.
The society says 12 million people have survived cancer and many more have avoided it. This...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 2:46 PM
If he's doing his job, an NFL official will largely go unnoticed. He will make sure the rules are followed, of course, yet blend into the background as much as possible.
Tony Corrente is anything but invisible.
The longtime NFL referee learned that as...