| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Wearing cosmetic contact lenses might seem like a nice way to finish off a good Halloween costume, but they can cause serious eye injury, according to an association of ophthalmologists.
Non-prescription contacts have been illegal since 2005 because...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:01 AM
With each cute baby Crystal Neilson delivered, she found her body more unattractive.
Her breasts sagged a little more. The skin on her stomach stretched out like a deflated balloon. “There was stuff falling out all over the place,” said...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:59 PM
In the 90 days since Tyrone West died during an altercation with police in Northeast Baltimore, his relatives have flooded radio talk-show lines, protested outside City Hall and the state's attorney's office, and crowded community forums to confront...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The House has proposed funding some individual government agencies and programs as a stopgap measure. The American Academy of Pediatrics is asking Congress to reopen the full government.
As a pediatrician, if I see a kid coming in with a sore throat and...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:00 AM
James Strickland and Colleen Baxley, both of Laurel and sophomores at Merrimack College, in North Andover, Mass,. were named to the dean's list for the spring semester.
The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the spring...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
It was McCay Vernon, a former Baltimore-area psychology professor, who put to rest a myth that caused incalculable damage to deaf people over the centuries.
Dr. Vernon, who was known as "Mac," proved that intelligence is distributed as equitably among...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:42 AM
As the Hispanic community in Baltimore boomed in the last decade, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center responded by adding health programs to meet the population's unique needs.
Now the East Baltimore center is bringing all its past efforts —...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Catherine F. Richardson, a homemaker who filled the yard of her Ruxton home with her holly collection, died Aug. 14 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 94.
The daughter of a Marine Corps band leader and a homemaker, Catherine Foote was born in...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:26 AM
For the past 21 years, the first week in August has been known as World Breastfeeding Week. Maryland, recognizing the importance of breast-feeding for both personal and public health, has annually expanded this to declare August Maryland Breastfeeding...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, a pediatrician and psychiatrist who was the founder and director of the division of child psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Aug. 5 of a heart attack while vacationing in Bethany Beach, Del. The longtime...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:46 AM
The 2012-2013 school year at Westowne Elementary may have ended on a sour note, after a series of parent-led walkouts in June protesting the school's lack of air conditioning.
But Westowne's new principal, Shandra Patrick, is gearing up for a fresh...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:16 AM
I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge a marvelous group here in Harford County, who are incredible fundraisers for the AMC Cancer Research Harford County Chapter/AMC Cancer Fund, University of Colorado.
I am privileged to be a part of the...