| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:20 AM
UPDATE, 1:20 PM: Police now say they expect to release the names of the officers involved in the arrest of Anthony Anderson. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the "department's naming policy applies now that the death has been ruled a homicide," but...
| May 18, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Maryland has hosted 1,775 clinical trials for new medicines targeting six major chronic diseases since 1999, including 369 that are still in the early stages of recruiting patients, according to a study by two pharmaceutical industry groups released...
| May 23, 2012
| 10:45 AM
In what parents and health organizations called a life-saving measure, Gov. Martin O' Malley signed into a law Tuesday a bill that will require all Maryland schools to maintain an emergency supply of epinephrine in order to respond to a growing trend of...
| 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...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Jill Babchak, 34, of Columbia, has joined Weight Watchers before, but this time around she’s dropping pounds with the help of the organization’s mobile application. “I like it because it has all the restaurants, all the foods, right at...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Air quality will be poor in Baltimore on Sunday, according to state officials.
Higher than normal air pollution concentrations could threaten sensitive groups like children, the elderly and people with asthma, heart disease or lung disease.
| May 30, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The longtime Mount...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:00 AM
While Baltimore's air is healthier to breathe than it used to be, at least one environmental group thinks it could be cleaner still.
The Sierra Club released a report this week contending that two power plants in the area - C.P. Crane in Baltimore...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:03 PM
He sees them, on occasion, while jogging city streets — the vagrants, addicts and pushers who were part of Anthony Blue's past.
From the shadows, they watch him, all cleaned up and going somewhere, with suspicion.
"Blue? Is that you?"
| Aug 26, 2012
You can see why a state might require minors to have a parent's OK before they receive medical care. But Maryland law has made life especially difficult for homeless teenagers who have no adults watching out for them.
It's the sort of problem that drives...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:02 PM
A federal appeals court swept aside a key pillar of Maryland's plan to reduce soot and smog on Tuesday when it struck down a federal rule aimed at limiting air pollution crossing from one state to another.
Maryland has moved aggressively to cut emissions...
| Aug 23, 2012
I applaud the Maryland Sierra Club for taking a stand against the C.P. Crane and H.A. Wagner coal-fired power plants. It is high time for Maryland to make the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
Retiring the Crane and Wagner plants is a...