| Jun 11, 2013
UMBC's Brown wins Under Armour AD of the Year Award
UMBC athletic director Charles Brown has been named a Division I-AAA Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year Award recipient by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Ovarian cancer can be a death sentence for many women. It is difficult to treat and often goes undetected until the late stages when it has spread to other organs in the pelvis and abdomen.
Actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly decided to have her...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Dogs and cats in Maryland lead deliciously average lives, according to a new study, pointing to responsible owners who take advantage of routine healthcare for their pets.
According to the Banfield Pet Hospital State of Pet Health 2013 study, which...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients.
In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Irene Pollin, the wife of former Washington Capitals and Wizards owner Abe Pollin, has given $10 million to Johns Hopkins' Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease. Her donation establishes the Kenneth Jay Pollin Professorship in Cardiology...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Time magazine reports that vegetarians live longer than their meat-chomping friends.
Meanwhile, a six-year study of 70,000 Seventh-Day Adventists, published in the current issue of the American Medical Association's Journal of Internal Medicine, found...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Peter Beilenson — doctor and public health visionary, Baltimore health commissioner, Howard County health officer, quick-study scholar and decoder of federal regulations — remains one of our most interesting men.
A person whose leadership has...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The human brain is a marvelous instrument, capable of the subtlest thoughts, feelings and perceptions, and of dreams even the gods might envy. Yet for all our cleverness in other areas, we still know embarrassingly little about how our own brains actually...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:55 PM
As the Baltimore Ravens' march to victory in Super Bowl XLVII defied the common wisdom of the sports world, so, too, has an examination of the genetics of their winged namesakes in the western United States led one local biologist to evidence he says...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Four people were injured, including two children from Abingdon who are in critical condition, in an accident on I-95 at Route 24 Monday morning.
Part of interstate highway was closed from about 4:45 a.m. until just after 8 a.m., according to Sgt. Torres...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:55 AM
An arrest warrant was issued late Tuesday evening for a 19-year-old Joppa woman who allegedly tried to kill her 9-month-old daughter by injecting her repeatedly with insulin.
Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 900 block of...