| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It wasn't long into Deaisha Nixon's dental appointment this week that she found herself taking charge.
When one dental assistant reached in a pocket for a glove, Nixon noted that they should be using a clean one from a box. And when the suction tube...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Johns Hopkins Medicine announced Friday that it is temporarily halting its practice of giving second opinions in possible "black lung" cases, after ABC News reported that Hopkins doctors usually side with the coal mining companies paying for the service....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr., former head of the division of respiratory diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Oct. 12 of complications from dementia at the Edenwald retirement community. He was 85.
The son of a Bell Laboratories electrical engineer and...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, with his hand iced and bandaged, said after Sunday’s game against the Boston Red Sox that he’d probably be out for a few days if the regular season was ongoing.
Instead, his tremendous 2013 season ended...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Dr. Howard F. Raskin, former chief of the gastroenterology department at Maryland General Hospital, died Sept. 17 at Duke University Hospital during surgery to replace a heart valve.
The longtime Owings Mills resident was 87.
"Howard was one of the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:12 AM
The MRI on Orioles third baseman Manny Machado's left knee is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Baltimore, according to a source.
The Orioles won't know anything about the severity of the injury or his future until after they learn the results of the MRI, the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:36 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — In what had already been a disastrous month of spirit-plunging baseball, the Orioles suffered a blow in the seventh inning of Monday’s 5-4 loss that not only rocked the end of this season but potentially gut-punched...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
First of all, congratulations to Judy Berman on her recent article on prostate cancer ("My prostate cancer month," Sept. 16). She is correct that everybody recognizes the pink ribbons and what they represent, but few know the blue ribbon sign. As a...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Howard E. Chaney, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene official whose career spanned more than three decades, died Sunday of cancer at his Lutherville home. He was 95.
Howard Edward Chaney was born and raised in Baltimore and...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Injured Ravens starting weak-side linebacker Jameel McClain has accepted a $1.5 million pay cut, reducing his base salary for this season from an originally scheduled $3 million to $1.5 million. The pay cut was negotiated Wednesday and processed today and...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:46 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify Baltimore-area hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:08 PM
After an X-ray taken of Alex Len's painful left ankle in early March came back negative, the the former Maryland center told his coaches that the pain began to decrease, a university spokesman said Saturday in explaining why Len didn't undergo an MRI...