| 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-...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:23 PM
As a supplier of organic produce to AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar last summer, John Dove felt no pressure to stick to a rigid deliveryschedule.
The Columbia restaurant was happy to accept whatever crop the young farmer had to offer whenever he had it to give...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Indiana's Richard Mourdock, Illinois' Joe Walsh and Missouri's Todd Akin aren't doctors. They are Republicans running for the U.S. Senate or the House of Representatives. But they appear to have special knowledge of how a woman's body works, not to...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:45 AM
I grew up in a Democratic home. My Dad was always very aware of what was happening in government. We have copies of letters Dad wrote to the politicians of his day and the responses he received. Dad kept a chart on the fridge of all the local, state and...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Congratulations, ladies. You kept the barbarians from the gate.
On Tuesday, Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, who famously said that a woman's reproductive system shuts down during "legitimate rape" and prevents conception, lost by 15 points to incumbent Sen....
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Low libido can not only ruin a women's sex life but could also cause her to miss out on some key health benefits. Dr. Valerie Omicioli, a certified menopause practitioner and clinical assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 8:01 PM
If you're a big fan, you already knew what was coming in the season finale. But it didn't make it any easier -- or less heartbreaking -- to watch.
The majority of the Season 3 "Downton" finale, or the "Christmas special" as its called in the U.K.,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:58 AM
A popular "Downton Abbey" character died in childbirth from eclampsia in a storyline that shocked audiences. But what exactly is eclampsia, and does it kill modern-day moms?
Barbara Deller, a nurse-midwife and senior maternal and newborn health adviser...