| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
In a case that could have implications for ministries across the country, a Catonsville-based group of nuns who care for the elderly poor are awaiting a federal judge's decision on whether it must comply with the federal health care law's requirement to...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor made a reasonable decision when, on New Year's Eve, she temporarily blocked implementation of the Affordable Care Act's contraception coverage mandate in a case brought by a religious order of nuns that operates homes...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:23 PM
A Roman Catholic order of nuns who care for the elderly poor was hopeful Wednesday after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked an Obamacare provision that would have required it to authorize birth control coverage for employees starting with the new year....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Women who find themselves having a hard time getting pregnant may have endometriosis to blame. The condition is one of the most common causes of infertility. Dr. Michael A. Giudice, a physician of obstetrics and gynecology with University of Maryland St....
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Thank you to reporter Andrea Walker and Dr. Michael Giudice for shining a light on the painful effects of endometriosis ("Endometriosis can lead to infertility," Sept. 19).
Because of the difficulty in diagnosing it, endometriosis often goes undiagnosed...
| May 10, 2013
The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
| May 2, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Hernias are a common ailment among Americans; more than 4 million people develop the painful condition. And although both men and women develop hernias, female patients may be harder to diagnose. Doctors and patients may not realize the abdominal pain a...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Fanya O'Donoghue had just learned she was pregnant when she happened to meet a group of nurses at a social gathering. She was looking for an obstetrician, and asked them whom they would recommend.
"All six of them said, 'Dr. [Nikita] Levy,'" she...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Rush Limbaugh is an attention-hogging, obnoxious and ignorant loud mouth ("Rush to judgment on birth control," March 7). His crudeness sicken me. The controversies about oral contraceptives are passe. Yes, insurance companies have to make them available...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Company wellness programs are designed to help save money on health insurance for employers. This is one instance, however, when savings for employers double as a benefit for employees. By encouraging healthier lifestyles, everyone wins.
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Angie Derry knew that her Essure implants were designed to remain inside her body forever. But two years after a doctor inserted the tiny coils into her fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy, the Rockford mother wants them removed.
Derry, 35, isn't...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Orlando's Kirsten Storms, who plays Maxie on "General Hospital," has given birth to a daughter.
Dad is Brandon Barash, who used to play Johnny on the ABC soap.
Barash delivered the news Tuesday night by tweeting: "Our passenger has touched down and...