| May 15, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Abby Culp never realized how much she loved running until she couldn't do it any more.
After her freshman cross country season at Winters Mill, Culp's family moved to Florida for six months, and she had to take a break from running during a brief...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:45 AM
I'm pleased to see The Sun revealing the charges by Maryland hospitals to patients. The differences are astounding. ("Costs vary for same treatment," May 9).
Recently, I spent three days and two nights at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center for an...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Marylanders will face a couple more days of gloomy weather before things brighten up again toward the end of the week, according to the National Weather Service.
On the plus side, the stretch of drizzle and rain should wash away some of the masses of...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Is the American body politic suffering from an autoimmune disease?
The "hygiene hypothesis" is the scientific theory that the rise in asthma and other autoimmune maladies stems from the fact that babies are born into environments that are too clean. Our...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:14 PM
SEATTLE — Orioles set-up man Pedro Strop, who was supremely effective for most of this season, has struggled with his command for a few weeks, leading to speculation that he's getting worn down by the grind and spotlight of a major league season....
| May 6, 2012
| 7:34 PM
John Lanahan Jr. was spending Sunday afternoon at St. Agnes Hospital with his father, who was recovering from an allergic reaction. The two Orioles fans planned to watch the game against perennial favorite Boston Red Sox.
Then disaster struck. As the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Miguel Gonzalez, who was scheduled to start Wednesday, will now start on Friday at Yankee Stadium in the series opener there. Gonzalez was 2-0 with a 2.63 ERA at Yankee Stadium in the regular season last year and threw seven innings of one-run ball in the...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:15 AM
Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions.
While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Ah, summer. A time for all sorts of fun activities — hikes, cookouts, pool days, bike rides and more. And ow, summer. A time for all kinds of seasonal injuries and health emergencies. such as burns from the grill, tick bites, heat stroke and...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Maryland public schools will all soon be keeping emergency supplies of epinephrine on hand for students who may have an allergic reaction, and patient advocates are applauding the new law.
“Receiving a dose of epinephrine in the critical minutes...
| May 29, 2012
| 4:00 AM
MedStar Health, among the largest health systems in the state, is entering the increasingly crowded urgent care market with its first facility on York Road. A ribbon cutting is planned for May 30.
The MedStar system currently operates nine hospitals,...
| May 29, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Dr. Frank Anthony Faraino, a retired Baltimore thoracic and vascular surgeon whose career spanned more than four decades and who performed the first pacemaker implantation in Maryland, died Saturday of renal failure at his Timonium home.
He was 90....