| Nov 7, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Sometimes it's easy for Vincent Vono to feel down about having to live with Parkinson's disease.
The disease has snatched his independence and sense of a normal life. The 76-year-old stopped driving last year as his motor skills slowed. He doesn't cook...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Columbia Democrat Liz Bobo's long political career will come to an end in 2014.
Bobo, 68, a former Howard County executive now serving as a state delegate from District 12B, announced last week in an email to constituents that she does not plan to run...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Thomas Stephen Szasz, arguably the world's foremost psychiatrist, died Sept. 8. 2012. Former psychiatrist and current columnist Charles Krauthammer wrote that "Szasz is the kind of author no one reads but everyone knows about."
That's unfortunate. Too...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:29 AM
The West Laurel Civic Association fall general meeting is Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m., at the West Laurel Community Building. By now, all residents should have received the Fall Hotline, which is full of hot topics that affect our community. President...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Hundreds of Marylanders may need spinal taps as public health leaders seek to rein in a fungal meningitis outbreak that continues to expand as more is learned about the unusual cases.
Health officials said Wednesday that they still are working to contact...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Amy Lynne Shelton has a closet full of toys at the Johns Hopkins University cognitive psychology lab: Wooden human figures with movable joints, Lego and model train buildings, toy cameras and wooden triangular blocks — some with eyes, some without....
| Jul 8, 2012
| 11:11 AM
I did not think I’d ever see a better medical documentary series than the Emmy-Award-winning “Hopkins 24/7” that aired in 2000 or its sequel, “Hopkins,” which won a Peabody Award in 2008. The backstage access, immediacy and...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Roughly three times a year, John Cena changes colors. Typically we see his "kit" in a predominant black, green, orange, black again, red, purple, black again, etc.
This time, the CeNation will wear a color their leader has never donned before - and it...
| May 3, 2012
The medical history of a 17-year-old Marriotts Ridge High School junior who died last year following routine wisdom teeth surgery is now being questioned by lawyers for the dental practitioners involved in the surgery, who are being sued by the girl's...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 9:00 AM
When Beth Kennedy's head hit the ice hard, she was stunned. The teen got up slowly, skated to her hockey team's bench and asked her rec league coach if she could sit out for a bit. But she returned to the heat of the tournament game a few minutes later....
| Apr 25, 2012
| 11:02 AM
When firefighter AJ Pumilia went to the emergency room last June because he wasn't feeling well, the word "cancer" wasn't even mentioned.
By December, the husband and father was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor and fighting for his life.
| Oct 2, 2012
| 9:27 AM
A drug commonly used by patients with HIV may be damaging nerve cells and causing memory loss, Johns Hopkins researchers have found.
Doctors have long thought the brain damage and memory loss longterm survivors of HIV suffer was caused by the disease....