| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:44 PM
The announcement summoning the Archbishop Spalding football team to the school chapel early on a February morning last winter baffled the Cavaliers. What could be so important in the off-season?
Wide receiver Richard Gablemen and some of his teammates...
| 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,"...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:44 PM
The Maryland Biotechnology Center said Wednesday that nine companies will receive a total of $1.8 million in grants to help bring their products to market and create new jobs.
Each company will receive roughly $200,000 for research and product...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 10:02 AM
One can scarcely blame Gov. Martin O'Malley for wanting to do something about jobs. Maryland's unemployment rate, while still well below the national average, is high and showing little sign of improvement despite the boost from the federal military...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:17 PM
Ron Smith went on WBAL radio Thursday, just as he has for the past 27 years. But the conservative talk-show host, who was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, opened his show telling listeners — with characteristic bluntness — that he...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 10:20 AM
The state's biotech tax credits drew more than 180 applications within three minutes of the window opening for the $8 million available this fiscal year, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development said Thursday.
The credits go to...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 10:32 AM
Well, here it is again. That time of the year when the dictate is that you be filled with joy, shop till you drop, open your home to those not seen during the course of the year, and decorate, wrap, cook and serve as though you had Martha Stewart on hand....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Hospitals nationwide are experiencing shortages of critical generic intravenous drugs. We believe a fundamental reason for this national shortage is government price controls. With these limits, there is little incentive to invest in new facilities and...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 7:38 AM
After months of chemotherapy and radiation, Susan Faber had finally finished breast cancer treatment and conquered the disease.
It should have been a happy occasion. But Faber felt at a loss earlier this year as she rang the gong at Johns Hopkins...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 7:52 AM
Acupuncture, the traditional Chinese medicine that uses needles for treatment, is increasingly being used with cancer patients. Dr. Ting Bao, an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and faculty at Maryland's Marlene and...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:51 AM
Bay Theatre's season-opening production of Margaret Edson's "Wit" may be the most compelling theater experience in the company's 10-year history.
By all critical standards, this show is a winner, starting with artistic director Janet Luby's selection...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:38 PM
University of Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese said she was heartbroken that a chemotherapy drug used to treat her 3-year-old son, Tyler, for leukemia was in short supply and possibly unavailable.
When she discovered that some companies...