| Jul 15, 2012
| 1:08 PM
For the third year in a row, Baltimore's scores on state tests show a double-digit achievement gap between chronically absent students and their peers who attend school regularly, and the system's recent spike in suspensions has created a similar...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Want to know how many people have asthma or diabetes in the county where you live?
A new state web portal was recently launched that provides this and other health data for every county in Maryland.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene...
| May 2, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Just in time for the start of ozone season, the Environmental Protection Agency officially reminds us that Baltimoreans are still breathing unhealthful levels of pollution in their air in late spring and summer.
The city and its suburbs were among 45...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees used to huddle with the New England Patriots, plotting defensive strategies as part of coach Bill Belichick's inner circle.
Now, Pees is preparing to defend quarterback Tom Brady and the Patriots' other offensive...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The pass from quarterback Joe Flacco sailed over the outstretched hands of running back Ray Rice on fourth down, the Ravens' final short-yardage failure Sunday.
During a 24-23 defeat to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Ravens converted none of their six...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Two weeks ago, Jerry "The King" Lawler suffered a heart attack on live television.
In the time since, websites have reported and speculated on Lawler's condition and the events surrounding the incident, which played out on live television.
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Baltimore City schools CEO Andrés Alonso was merely stating the obvious when he said recently that Baltimore students' disappointing scores on this year's state standardized achievement tests in reading and math were due in large part to the fact that...