| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Black and Hispanic men are shouldering more medical costs because of health inequalities and they, their families and society are suffering from the burden, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Johns Hopkins University will share in a $20 million award from GE and the National Football League to improve diagnosis and treatment for concussions, which has become a major focus as more is learned about the lasting effects of mild traumatic brain...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Barry Considine still has to buy marijuana illegally, as he has since he first asked around a biker bar for it to help treat his post-polio syndrome. Ken Kopper still fears another possession arrest for using it to ease chronic pain resulting from a...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Marcela Turnage does the challenging, such as skiing, sailing and horseback riding. And the more mundane, like shoveling snow from the driveway.
What the active 32-year-old mother doesn't do is walk. She hasn't since a car accident in 2002 took her...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Cancer patients at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center will now be able to access clinical trials and specialists offered in downtown Baltimore at the hospital system’s flagship research center.
St. Joseph, bought by the...
| Feb 14, 2014
It's finally here! The 2nd Annual Vegas Night fundraiser is set for Saturday at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185. This event, sponsored by the four District 10 Ladies Auxiliaries, will benefit the VFW's cancer aid and research fund. The post is at 520...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The Baltimore Sun
Sister Mary Jacinta Robson, a retired medical technologist who spent six decades at Mercy Medical Center, died there of congestive heart failure Feb. 7. She was 88.
"She had been a beloved presence at the hospital for over 60 years and...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Johns Hopkins researchers are well on their way to building a digital library of children's brain images, which they say eventually will give doctors around the world access to a free Google-like search engine that could help diagnose and treat...
| Feb 21, 2014
Four talented performers took the stage at the 2nd Annual Vegas Night Saturday at Port's VFW Post 8185. Guitarist Norman Gaither was followed by "Singing Cindi" Lamb. Then emcee and DJ Bob Cross performed several Neil Diamond tunes. The evening's...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer.
The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:30 AM
When it comes to the potential for on-the-job dangers, few workers can match the risks faced by firefighters. That they willingly run into places the rest of us would flee in terror, all to save our lives and property, is nothing short of remarkable....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Whitney Wallace.
We all know that eating right, getting regular physical activity and getting adequate sleep are important for...