| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:24 PM
The Maryland Health Care Commission sent recommendations Wednesday to the General Assembly on stepping up oversight of coronary stent placements.
They come amid accusations that three doctors were performing unnecessary procedures, but the...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Several times each year, patients suffering from rheumatic fever come to a Baltimore-area hospital for open heart surgery to repair their damaged hearts. They receive world-class medical care at no cost to them, and they and their traveling companions are...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 12:43 PM
On the wall of Eddie Gaudet's office is a photo of him as a jockey sitting atop a winner in Florida in the 1950s. Tucked in among dozens of snapshots and 8-by-10s spread over three walls, is another from 1966 showing Gaudet as the winning trainer at Bowie...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:22 AM
There's a new Carolina cuisine joint in Baltimore. It's called, appropriately enough, Low Country Kitchen — but just try to find it. Unless you had a good reason to be walking past Hannah Williams' new takeout place, you might never see it.
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:13 AM
A Washington D.C. restaurant is getting by with a little help from the chef's friends.
When R.J. Cooper, the chef/owner of Rogue 24, underwent planned open-heart surgery at Johns Hopkins earlier this week, the Washington D.C. restaurant didn't...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 2:34 PM
In sports, it is often said that to succeed one must possess a lot of heart. It also is often said that a wrestling match is the most difficult six minutes in sports. Wilde Lake senior Ryan Drazenovic knows just what it means to have heart on the...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 9:08 AM
Stroll with Lynn Abercrombie through her clapboard house on the West River and check out the alabaster mask from Yemen, the head-to-toe woman's cloak from Afghanistan, the smoking implements from Egypt and the shrunken head from Ecuador. You'll see...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Kathy Brown wasn't always much of a chef — but she was an educator.
When Brown, the former head of Grace Christian School, was diagnosed with amyloidosis of the heart in April 2008, she began experimenting with recipes to suit her new low-fat, low-...
| Aug 16, 2006
Marques Ogden can remember the last words his dad, Shirrel, spoke to him days before he died. Shirrel Ogden wanted to be out of a Washington hospital and in the stands at M&T Bank Stadium on Sept. 17, when the Ravens face the Oakland Raiders in their home...
| Jun 11, 2008
| 1:35 PM
April 20, 1996: Instead of addressing the need for a running back, the Ravens draft Ogden over troubled Lawrence Phillips. Ogden, the first pick in franchise history, wears a black-and-white Ravens cap because the team didn't have official colors nor a...
| Jan 2, 2001
John Steadman, who chronicled the Maryland sports scene in his newspaper columns, books and commentaries in a career that spanned seven decades, died of cancer yesterday at a Towson hospice. He was 73.
A one-time minor-league baseball player, Mr....
| Sep 1, 2005
Julius M. Westheimer, a Baltimore investment banker who became the region's best-known financial adviser as an effervescent analyst for newspapers, radio and television, died late yesterday afternoon at his Pikesville home.
Mr. Westhimer would have...