| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Kids who are allergic to foods can overcome their reactions through therapy that involves giving them increasing doses of the specific foods, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other hospitals.
The research adds to...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 12:50 PM
The scene at Hashawha Environmental Center in Westminster Friday evening was filled with the friendly chaos typical of the start of summer camp. Parents unloaded gear and gave last-minute instructions. Ubiquitous counselors welcomed visitors and ushered...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The first winter after Danielle Smith bought her house in North Baltimore, the 35-year-old schoolteacher wondered if it even had a furnace, it was so cold and drafty.
Now, with almost all new windows and several other energy-efficiency retrofits, Smith...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:07 PM
Pamela Carter's Sunday drive to join 900 students in walking across the stage and receiving a diploma from the Community College of Baltimore County wasn't that long.
But the distance the Catonsville resident had to travel leading up to the June 3...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 9:25 AM
In 2006, when Eugene Semenov was an undergraduate at Johns Hopkins University, he volunteered at the medical clinic of Baltimore Rescue Mission, which provides free medical attention to people who are homeless.
He couldn't help noticing that the record-...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:56 PM
No question, it's been a tough economy for many nonprofits to raise money. But Marriottsville-based DonorSearch, launched the same year the economy plunged into the latest recession, has developed a database to help nonprofits identify which of their...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Asked what makes a great place to work, employees focus a lot less on pay and benefits than you might think.
Workers want fair compensation without a doubt, but they also want to feel that their work and their company's mission matter, workplace...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:41 PM
My cat has dandruff. Is there a safe, organic way to treat that?
Dandruff or dry scaly coat is a condition that we see in cats and dogs, especially during cold weather. However it is important to find out the primary cause of this condition before...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:16 AM
It's an ongoing debate among Baltimoreans: Are the best bars in Canton off O'Donnell Square?
If you've been to the Irish pubs or sports bars around there even once, you know what you're in for — a night that's not always pretty but comforting in...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Former Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. presents a 20-point platform for Republicans to "be proud of" ("A platform for the next Republican nominee," Nov. 18). Let's examine each of these points in detail, and the reader can decide if any of them are...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Players made a quick exit from the Ravens' locker room today after being excused early by coach John Harbaugh to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Ravens practiced indoors this morning to simulate the warmer California weather predicted for...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Politicians haven't always been allergic to gun control, not even Republicans.
In 1968, after the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and the Rev.Martin Luther King Jr., Congress — on a bipartisan vote — outlawed gun sales to felons and...