| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:54 PM
This is Libby Bowerman's legacy after 13 years as chief executive officer of Keswick Multi-Care Center in Hampden.
"I've spent a lot of money," she said.
Bowerman will retire Jan. 3, after shepherding along at least $50 million worth of construction...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' decision this week to overrule the Food and Drug Administration commissioner and refuse to authorize girls under age 17 to have over-the-counter access to the emergency contraceptive pill known as...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 11:59 AM
The Maryland Brewer's Oktoberfest will happen this year Saturday, Oct. 8, noon-6 p.m., at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. This event, which is celebrating its 10th year, will feature over 80 beers, including 15 from area breweries. There...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Julie McAllister was feeling serene as she lounged in her room with the window view, enjoying a quiet, kid-free afternoon.
It was almost as if she were on vacation.
But in fact the 37-year-old from Owings Mills had just delivered an 8-pound baby girl...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Cheryl Corbin's mother and grandmother had breast cancer, so an oncologist suggested she be tested for an inherited gene mutation linked to the disease. But when the results came in, she didn't show up to hear them.
"I was afraid to hear the words,"...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:22 AM
"Women are not dying because of disease we cannot treat; they are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving."
— Dr. Mahmoud Fathalla, author of the "World Report on Women's Health"
A young woman, large...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Every woman will experience menopause, some in the normal course of aging and some before. It can bring on a host of symptoms in addition to hot flashes. But there are things that women can do, from improving their diet and exercising to finding the right...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:03 AM
Social conservatives have recently gone into fits over a report released last week recommending that insurance coverage include free access to birth control as preventive care for women under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. That insuring...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:00 AM
At a time of shrinking paychecks and an organized assault from the right on women's health issues, the Affordable Care Act has come through for our daughters, mothers and sisters by requiring insurance plans to cover women's preventive health-care.
| Aug 18, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Susan Reimer highlights several positive steps that insurance companies are taking (with a nudge from the federal government) to enhance the physical and emotional well-being of women in this country ("Big step forward for women's health," Aug. 15)....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:04 PM
African-American women in Baltimore and five other U.S. cities are becoming infected with HIV at a rate five times the national average for black women, and closer to the rates of some African countries, according to a new study.
Researchers at the Johns...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Katherine Williams, a second-year student at the University of Virginia, never had the opportunity to meet Yeardley Love. But like other students who arrived on campus after Love's death in May 2010, Williams lives with her legacy.
"I took a class on...