| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Each day while getting dressed, Elkridge Elementary School para-educator Adrienne Grein slips on one of the most important items of her wardrobe — a pedometer, which is part of a popular health and wellness program that has become a hit in the...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Health insurance was a better predictor of survival from health attacks and strokes than race, according to Johns Hopkins researchers who looked at health outcomes in some Maryland hospitals.
Specifically, those who did not have coverage were more likely...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:41 AM
Last night I was at the Bell Centre in Montreal when Jerry Lawler suffered a heart attack. It was both uncomfortable and concerning.
After Lawler had already competed in a tag-team contest on Raw, he was performing his usual commentary duties with...
| May 30, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Dean Pees has been through this before.
He was the linebackers coach for the New England Patriots when he learned that Tedy Bruschi, a Pro Bowl middle linebacker and one of the team's emotional leaders, had a stroke, putting both his 2005 season and...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:01 AM
The closing of the Laurel Art Center last week after 35 years of operation on Main Street got lots of people talking in Laurel, but none more than Resa Moran.
The former manager of the center has been having discussions in the last week with local...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Jordan McKelvin, 14, hopes to turn her scores on golf greens into dollars to fund research and battle childhood diseases.
The Westminster High freshman and only girl on the Carroll County school's golf team has launched Birdies for Babies to benefit...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Large doses of Vitamin C may moderately reduce blood pressure, Johns Hopkins researchers have found.
But the scientists don't recommend people start taking large amounts of the vitamin.
Researchers led by Dr. Edgar "Pete" R. Miller, an associate...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Duston Mersinger and Rick Broderick have been best friends for more than 50 years, having met in the second grade at the Sacred Heart School in Glyndon. It was there, on the field behind the school, where their passion for playing golf together began....
| Apr 21, 2012
Don Backe and Karl Guerra share more than a love for sailing: After their lives were transformed by tragedy, both men used the sport and the organization they now run to regain their sense of purpose.
Backe helped found Chesapeake Region Accessible...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:05 PM
— Pikesville resident Gerald Cohen was an active 71-year-old retiree, filling his free time with gardening, volunteering and enjoying the company of his grandchildren despite persistent back pain — until he sought relief for it.
| Nov 8, 2010
| 9:27 PM
Austin Story doesn't remember the late-summer outing at a friend's lakefront home in New Jersey, or the rocks he climbed near a waterfall. Or how he lost his footing and, as his horrified mother looked on, fell about 50 feet.
The 14-year-old lay...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 7:12 PM
Cobin Burrell, a 31-year-old Johns Hopkins Hospital worker, had the task of cleaning blood from Room 873, where a man killed his ailing mother, then himself after shooting a doctor.
The assignment didn't bother him. "I've seen it on the street a lot of...