| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:29 PM
Saul Roseman, the retired chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's department of biology, whose scientific research included a discovery that corrected the work of two Nobel laureates, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at his home. He was 90 and...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:53 AM
News that a popular prescription medication that helps smokers kick the habit may carry an increased risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular problems shouldn't discourage tobacco users from trying to quit. The long-term health benefits of quitting...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:04 PM
When race fans roll into town for the Baltimore Grand Prix this weekend, they can expect to find the Inner Harbor course lined with more than 1,200 recycling bins, and their drinks will be served in cups made of biodegradable corn instead of plastic.
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:15 AM
I'd like to share some observations I've made in elderly friends' apartments. They apparently didn't read the fine print when they signed up for BGE PeakRewards.
In one apartment, the air conditioner was set for 72 degrees, yet it registered 80 degrees....
| Jul 5, 2011
In a conference room in downtown Baltimore, F. Blix Winston compared the Food and Drug Administration to a "slow-moving bulldog."
"You don't want to get bitten," Winston, an expert on the federal regulation of medical devices, told a crowd of about 50...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:00 PM
The sex scandal involving a former assistant football coach at Penn State University has generated public outrage and debate across the country. Outrage over the nature of the charges against Jerry Sandusky have sparked a moral debate over whether head...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:48 AM
In a decision that outraged public health experts and environmentalists Friday, President Barack Obama announced that he had directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not to do anything further to lower smog in the air until 2013 — after...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Regarding "Pollution bill defeated" (Nov. 11) the defeat of this brazen, immoral, un-Christian, unconscionable attempt by tea party Sen. Rand Paul, M.D., to block EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule of July 2011 deserved greater emphasis than a tiny...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:20 AM
In the bright sunlight of a late November Saturday, Maryland Institute College of Art sophomore Colleen Collins was keeping company with a 12-foot-tall lion.
The 2009 River Hill High School graduate is a painter. Her latest — and certainly her...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 6:33 PM
With more than a million miles on the road, Armand Patella's 19-year-old Ford 9000 truck has seen better days.
But he's hung onto it, because new trucks aren't cheap. Patella, the head of Picorp trucking service on East Lombard Street, still uses the...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Outfitted in scuba gear and 100 feet underwater, Cody Unser noticed a weird tingling in her legs. She dived a second and a third time, and again felt tingling. It was subtle, but it was the first new sensation that she had felt in three years, since...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 6:34 AM
The first time Brian Jolles was confronted with a family member’s grave health issue was 20 years ago when his oldest son, Matthew, was born with a rare, life-threatening condition.
If Jolles, president of Jolles Insurance, could have looked...