| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Peter Marvit never missed rehearsal with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, and this week he showed up wearing one of his trademark ties — short, fat, and brightly colored. After the three-hour practice concluded with "Carol of the Angels," director...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah.
That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Ann M. Klingaman, a retired Baltimore County public school educator whose career spanned more than three decades, died Sunday of complications from a broken hip at Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia.
The former longtime Catonsville resident was 88.
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:25 PM
The space sure looked like a science lab, with beakers full of brightly-hued potions and a dry-erase board covered in graphs and mathematical scrawl. But at the heart of the operation sits a hunk of metal with a hand crank on the side.
"It's a pasta...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Nina, a resident of East Baltimore, celebrated her 41st birthday last Sunday. Surrounded by family and friends, she struggled for breath to extinguish the candles on her cake. Two years ago Nina was diagnosed with breast cancer. Genetic testing and...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:40 AM
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY: Gerard Neely, of Forest Hill, graduated from Wake Forest University on May 20.
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY: The following students graduated from James Madison University May 4: Christopher Petty, of Jarrettsville; Rachel Otto, of...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Harford Community College student Daniel Schoeberlein was the first recipient of a $1,000 Country Garden Club of Harford County scholarship from the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc. The scholarship was established for a student enrolled in...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:42 PM
I was given a potted hydrangea flower as an Easter gift. Can I plant that outdoors?
Mophead (Grandiflora) hydrangeas are hardy outdoors, but yours was bred for greenhouse culture and forced into bloom for the holidays, so its chances are less certain....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Days before the official May 22 publication date of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (DSM-5), a number of psychiatrists who were closely associated with the project scrambled to do some preemptory damage control, mostly by...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:10 AM
It was Dirty Finger Club Day at Linton Springs Elementary School, near Eldersburg.
Out in the vegetable garden — one of a dozen "outdoor classrooms" in the meadows, wetlands and woodlands of school's spacious grounds — Anna Letaw, a...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Mount Saint Joseph High School named a new assistant principal Thursday.
Gregory McDivitt, a 1986 graduate of Mount St. Joseph, will step up to fill the spot of previous assistant principal David Norton, who has been serving as principal since early...