| 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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Starting Oct. 7, the roughly 1,250 Harford County residents diagnosed with cancer annually will no longer have to travel to Baltimore or perhaps Pennsylvania for all their medical needs.
The leaders of Upper Chesapeake Health and the University of...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Women who find themselves having a hard time getting pregnant may have endometriosis to blame. The condition is one of the most common causes of infertility. Dr. Michael A. Giudice, a physician of obstetrics and gynecology with University of Maryland St....
| 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 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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Dr. Adam Kushner agreed to go to Syria last month to help in any way he was needed. And when the Baltimore surgeon got there, the work was waiting for him.
In the hours before he arrived at a small hospital in the northern province of Aleppo, a nearby...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Ivelisse Page is on a mission.
In 2011, Page launched Believe Big, a nonprofit foundation that helps cancer patients and their families through this traumatic, life-changing diagnosis. Based on her own experience as a colon cancer survivor, Page aims to...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:16 AM
My mom showed me the spot on her face recently diagnosed as skin cancer.
"I showed it to my dermatologist last time, but he just kept saying it was psoriasis," she said. Finally, on her last visit, she insisted he take a closer look, and bingo. Basal...
| 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 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...