| Mar 17, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Florence P. Haseltine knows the power of scientists meeting face to face. The former researcher at the National Institutes of Health notes a list of milestones achieved through networking and collaboration at conferences, such as the deliberations that...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Maryland has received a $375,000 federal grant to help launch a program to curb domestic violence, state officials announced Wednesday.
The state is one of six that received grant money, which it will use on a program to help health care providers play...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Lois G. Caplan, a retired library supervisor and film buff, died Dec. 25 of cancer at her Arnold home. She was 71.
A daughter of dungaree manufacturers, the former Lois Gloria Simons was born and raised in Philadelphia, where she graduated in 1960 from...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Actress Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy rather than risk developing breast cancer hit close to home for Melissa DeSantis, a Bel Air mother of three children.
As DeSantis read about Jolie's experience, she began to feel a sense of...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Beltsville native Pat Penkala doesn't remember much about May 4, 1978, her first day as an employee at Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital and just three days after the hospital admitted its first patient.
"I was young, the hospital was quiet," Penkala...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Walmart is not the only business itching to get into the corner of Plumtree Road and Route 924 south of Bel Air. MedStar Health announced Monday plans to build a 100,000-square-foot healthcare facility on a parcel behind Walgreens and Sonic, at the east...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Last week, a federal district judge in New York ruled that girls younger than 17 should be allowed to purchase the Plan B contraceptive pill over the counter. Unlike the Obama administration, Judge Edward Korman got this one right. The 2011 decision by...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:11 AM
The U.S. New & World Report graduate school rankings are out and Johns Hopkins University has moved up from 3rd to a tie for 2nd with the University of Pennsylvania.
They were behind top-ranked Harvard University. But they beat out Stanford University...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:21 PM
The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland continue to boast some of the best graduate programs in the country, according to rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine rose one spot to a...
| Mar 14, 2012
American Association of University Women — meets at Grace United Methodist Church, N Charles St. and Northern Parkway, March 15, 7 p.m. Refreshments at 6:30 p.m. in the parlor. Hear Jeanne Allert, Executive Director of Samaritan...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Call her Maryland's Iron Lady.
U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski was lauded Wednesday on the floor of the Senate for setting the record as the longest-serving woman in Congress, a streak that her colleague, Sen. Ben Cardin, likened to that of another...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Many women became used to having a Pap smear annually to check for cervical cancer, but recent recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force have updated the timeline. Now, most women will need the test every five years. Cancer experts...