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  • Buying time at a heavy price

    The summer storm had been brewing for hours. From his hospital bed, R.J. Voigt looked out the tall window and watched the lightning streak across the gray sky. "One Mississippi, two Mississippi," the 12-year-old counted, waiting for the thunder he knew...
  • Despite suspension, Hopkins researchers continue vital tests

    Children on the cancer ward at Johns Hopkins Hospital got their chemotherapy yesterday. People with diabetes who have implantable insulin pumps got them refilled at the clinic. Many other patients involved in research, though, including people with rare...
  • 'Hairspray' may need one big fat trophy case

    NEW YORK - Hairspray was chosen best musical of the New York theater season and Take Me Out by Richard Greenberg was named best play in awards given Sunday by the Drama Desk, an organization of theater journalists and critics. Hairspray, based on the...
  • A Colorful Life

    When Grace Hartigan was a little girl, she was bewitched by gypsies. In the 1930s, the Travelers still roamed the countryside in nomadic caravans, and young Grace would shinny up the apple tree in her parents' backyard in Newark, N.J., to spy on them....
  • Promising stroke therapy may be held up in debates

    When Ruth Johnston got a crushing headache and started to slur words that morning on the sailboat, her husband took action. He radioed the Coast Guard that she was having a stroke. Within 15 minutes, Maryland medics whisked the woman to North Arundel...
  • Getting to Alzheimer's roots

    The end for the Alzheimer's patient is a horror: The person is mute, bedridden, adrift from the thoughts and feelings that make up a life. The brain undergoes an equally disturbing transformation, shrunken by as much as half, mottled all over with...
  • From the archives: Touchstone of faith

    From the archives: Touchstone of faith
    At dawn, the heavy front doors are unlocked. Soon the familiar rhythm comes to life in the administration building at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Voices on the security guard's radio echo in the quiet corridors. A woman's heels clack against the marble floor....
  • Can some pets really predict Mother Nature's wrath?

    Q: During Hurricane Sandy, our Labrador-mix acted agitated, crying at times, too. It was really our dog who convinced us to evacuate, which turned out to be a wise decision because our street flooded. What did our dog know? Was the dog warning us? -- V.D....
  • Lacunar stroke effects small, branch arteries in the brain

    Q: What is a lacunar stroke? How can you prevent having this type of stroke? A: Lacunar strokes, like all strokes, are damaged areas in the brain. Like most strokes, they are caused when the flow of blood to an area of the brain is interrupted. Lacunar...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • Bret Michaels is a survivor, with no small thanks to his pets

    Bret Michaels is more than show biz survivor; he's a survivor, period. "Rock 'n roll is the reason for, and the ruin for all things in my life," Michaels says. Like many rock 'n roll survivors, he has overcome his share of demons. Today, Michaels...
  • Charles Colson dies at 80; Watergate felon and prison reformer

    Charles Colson dies at 80; Watergate felon and prison reformer
    WASHINGTON — Watergate felon and prison reformer Charles W. Colson, who died Saturday at age 80 in northern Virginia, was two people. He was Richard Nixon's "hatchet man," the president's "evil genius," who by his own admission was "ruthless in...