| 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....
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Keli Smith Puzo ran out of options early last month.
Her 9-month-old son, Ian, had a highly contagious virus, and her babysitter was incapacitated with the stomach flu. More than 2,000 miles from friends and family, the U.S. women's field hockey...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:10 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Monday to be partly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 87. There is a 60 percent chance of precipitation. Monday night is expected to start cloudy and then gradually become clear, with a...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Two people, including a pregnant woman, suffered minor injuries after a fire caused the partial collapse of a vacant home in the 1200 block of W. Baltimore St. around 4 a.m. Wednesday.
Firefighters arrived at the scene to find the three-story brick...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:57 PM
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Baltimore cannot require faith-based pregnancy counseling centers to post disclaimers noting they won't assist clients in receiving abortions or birth control.
The three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 3:17 PM
When a jury ordered Johns Hopkins Hospital to pay $55 million to a Baltimore family whose newborn was brain-damaged, the case hinged on what doctors and nurses did in the two hours before birth.
But the jury never heard about the nurse midwife trying...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Wednesday is World Population Day! Why does that matter? Unlike Slurpee Day — also Wednesday — or National Hot Dog Day (July 21), population growth has a direct effect on you, your children, your future and the health of our planet.
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:17 PM
LaQuasha Singletary was having a normal pregnancy until the day her blood pressure shot up and her vision blurred.
The Pikesville woman was rushed to Sinai Hospital, where she delivered a 2-pound, 8-ounce baby boy named Caleb Lyles 10 weeks sooner than...