| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Frustrated by Maryland's high rate of health disparities, state leaders are proposing a new attack — one more commonly associated with economic development.
Gov. Martin O'Malley's 2012-2013 budget will include funding to create Health Enterprise...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Gov.Martin O'Malley's administration is proposing to establish a number of health enterprise zones to address the glaring health disparities along racial and class lines that end lives prematurely and cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars a...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:00 AM
A new study has found that acid reflux medicine used to treat asthma in children isn't effective.
Physicians often prescribe the acid reflux drug lansoprazole in addition to standard inhaled steroid drugs to children who have asthma. The number of...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 5:47 PM
Maryland's second-largest foster care provider failed to track background checks, training and other requirements for its foster parents, putting the children at risk, according to state officials who are moving to suspend new placements in its homes....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 12:45 PM
On an evening when the weather was unseasonably warm, the Edgewater Elementary School cafeteria was uncomfortably stuffy. Doors were opened to allow cooler air inside, providing some relief for dozens of parents, students and staff who assembled last week...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Advocates for Maryland's abused and neglected youths said Wednesday that the state's second-largest foster care placement company failed the children in its care by allowing the qualification assessments of the homes they live in to lapse.
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 1:24 PM
After a week of cooler temperatures, the hot weather is back in Harford County, prompting medical calls and the opening of cooling centers.
Since Sunday, local emergency services personnel responded to four heat-related illness calls, according to Rick...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:39 PM
The case for building a new teaching hospital inPrince George's Countyassociated with the University of Maryland Medical System got a boost from a health study released Wednesday, but the question remains how the county and state would pay for it.