| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:30 PM
As we head into the sixth audition city, one wonders, "When is the freakin' Hollywood round?"
Sorry to start on a negative note -- the auditions just seem never ending. What with the good ones just OK (I miss being blown away, i.e. Paris Bennett), and...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:33 PM
The argument over the performance of the Union commander on the nation's bloodiest day is far from settled.
Major Gen. George B. McClellan was sacked by President Abraham Lincoln less than two months after the Battle of Antietam. For more than a...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Bernard J. "B.J." Land, a Coca-Cola executive and physical fitness buff who coached youth soccer and lacrosse teams, died Monday of a cardiac arrest at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Hunt Valley resident had recently celebrated his 53rd birthday....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Women who enter menopause before their 46th birthday are twice as likely to suffer a stroke or coronary heart disease, according to Johns Hopkins researchers.
The risk from early menopause is true no matter the ethnic or racial background of a woman, the...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Theodore S. "Ted" Moyer, a retired Maryland State Police major who was Harford County sheriff in the early 1980s, died Monday of pulmonary disease at his Edgewood home that overlooks the Bush River. He was 83.
"We lost a great man in Sheriff Moyer," L....
| May 10, 2012
| 11:15 AM
You did a write up on HBO's documentary "The Weight of the Nation" in which you called our obesity epidemic a wake up call for America ("Salad bars take root," May 1). Nothing new here. The alarm bells have been sounding for a while now.
I am an...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Angela Holland seems to know just about everyone in her North Baltimore neighborhood.
She jokes with a guy hanging out of the window of an apartment high-rise. She consoles the deli counter man at the East 25th Street corner store, who's distraught about...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for a few good men and women to volunteer for a battle it's waging at home — against disease.
Actually, more than a few are needed. Officials overseeing health care for the nation's veterans are...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 11:00 PM
When children are abused, the human costs are high, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Children who were physically, sexually or psychologically abused are more likely to have poorer health, social and emotional difficulties...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Naomi Morgan reached her limit when her doctor recommended a third surgery for chronic back pain.
Tired of being cut open only to have the pain return, Morgan, a 65-year-old nursing assistant, began looking for a less invasive and hopefully more...
| Feb 15, 2012
February is American Heart Month. I couldn't let this month go by without researching and writing about heart disease. The warning signs of heart attack and stroke always bear repeating.
The first paragraph of the Presidential Proclamation for American...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Doris E. Davies, a retired Baltimore County kindergarten teacher and supervisor, died Oct. 28 of heart failure at the Charlestown retirement community in Catonsville. She was 96.
Mrs. Davies also taught for years in Baltimore City and "loved young...