| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:04 PM
I am so relieved that I don't live in a swing state.
I can sleep through Nov. 6 and wake up knowing that Maryland's Electoral College votes will be safely in President Barack Obama's pocket — or Gov. Martin O'Malley will be in witness protection....
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:57 AM
The platforms that the two political parties publish every four years are a lot like the warranties that come with washers or refrigerators: Nobody ever reads them, but if you do, you find that nothing in them actually applies.
This year, though, the...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 3:14 PM
State health officials have revised recommendations for hospitals after receiving nearly 130 comments on an initital draft on the issue.
In an effort to improve breastfeeding rates The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is working to make...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Todd Akin's idiocy appears to be infectious.
The evil genius of the Missouri congressman's comments is that they lend themselves to such broad interpretations -- and misinterpretations.
By now his remarks are familiar, but just in case ...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 1:19 PM
No additional information was available Friday afternoon on the condition of a 24-year-old pregnant woman who was ejected from an SUV in a crash on I-95 Thursday afternoon.
A duty officer at the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack said the hospital...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:13 PM
A pregnant woman was ejected from her vehicle on northbound Interstate 95 near the border of Baltimore and Harford counties about 3:45 p.m. Thursday, according to a Harford County Fire and EMS Association spokesman.
Traffic has begun backing up in the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Thursday marks the International Day of the Girl. As part of Garrison Forest School's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) partnership with the Johns Hopkins University, we spent this past spring and summer as the first interns at Jhpiego, the JHU-...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:22 AM
Things are looking up for the female sex.
We are earning almost 60 percent of bachelor's degrees, and our numbers are skyrocketing in law, medical and business schools. After graduation, we go on to hold more than half of all managerial and...
| Sep 14, 2012
Look good, feel better
The free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive a bag of cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and...
| May 30, 2012
| 10:37 AM
In our 24-hour, bloggy, never-stopping, celebrity-saturated culture, which seems obsessed with the "baby bump" hunt, it’s hard to be pregnant without knowing which stars you are pregant "with."
My first time around, I was pregnant at the same...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Before Aiesha Eddins got pregnant, she didn't give much thought to her diet.
"I ate whatever," said the 27-year-old Owings Mills woman. "We ordered take-out."
But when she weighed in at 220 pounds during her initial prenatal visit, she quickly earned...
| Jun 25, 2012
Amanda and Ryan Velivlis, of Parkville, like millions of families rely on government aid to make ends meet since the recession began, said Diana Pearce, author of the 2012 Self-Sufficiency Standard report for Maryland.
Thrift stores. Generic brands....