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  • Planned pregnancies mean healthier babies

     Planned pregnancies mean healthier babies
    Alongside all the events that make us proud of Baltimore and our state, a recent announcement deserves additional notice. Last week, we learned the odds of a Maryland baby surviving to her first birthday have improved by more than 20 percent since 2008....
  • O'Malley hails Maryland's ranking as No. 1 for women

    O'Malley hails Maryland's ranking as No. 1 for women
    Maryland received a new No. 1 title for Gov. Martin O'Malley to crow about Wednesday as the Center for American Progress ranked its the best of the 50 states for women. And crow the governor did, releasing a statement saying he and Lt. Gov. Anthony G....
  • Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race

    Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race
    Participation in the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure dropped for the second straight year, according to officials at the Sunday event. Yet those who braved the blustery climes to take part in the 21st annual event in Hunt Valley said they wouldn't...
  • Leopold resigns as Anne Arundel executive

    Leopold resigns as Anne Arundel executive
    John R. Leopold stepped down Friday as Anne Arundel County executive, bringing an apparent end to the decades-long career of an idiosyncratic and charismatic force in Maryland politics who as recently as a year ago was considering a run for statewide...
  • Nothing unique in Akin's nonsense

    Nothing unique in Akin's nonsense
    Rep. Todd Akin's fame — more accurately, his infamy — now reaches all the way to the Congo. There, Eve Ensler, the award-winning American author of “The Vagina Monologues” and herself a survivor of rape, wrote an open letter...
  • Planned Parenthood's deceptive advertising

    Planned Parenthood's deceptive advertising
    Your recent editorial spoke about a new "truth-in-advertising" law requiring pregnancy centers to post signage regarding a specific service they will not provide, namely abortion ("Signs of abortion rights," July 11). When was the last time you promoted...
  • Dr. Jacob C. Handelsman, surgeon

    Dr. Jacob C. Handelsman, a retired Baltimore surgeon whose career spanned six decades at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died July 1 from complications of dementia at Roland Park Place. He was 94. The son of immigrant parents from Europe who owned and operated a...
  • Planned Parenthood helps women take control of their lives

    Regarding letter writer Laura Jones claim that Planned Parenthood employs deceptive advertising, I feel compelled to address the importance of Planned Parenthood and its name ("Planned Parenthood's deceptive advertising," July 13). Planned Parenthood...
  • Fourth Circuit overturns ruling on abortion signs

    Fourth Circuit overturns ruling on abortion signs
    The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Wednesday a lower court ruling striking down a Baltimore ordinance that required pregnancy clinics to post signs stating if they do not provide abortions. Judge Robert B. King wrote in a majority opinion...
  • Signs of abortion rights

    Signs of abortion rights
    Across the country, abortion rights opponents have been vigorously pushing new laws at the state and local level to restrict women's reproductive health rights. This month's ongoing fight in Texas — with an anti-abortion bill pending in a special...
  • State Democrats back LaFerla write-in bid

    State Democrats back LaFerla write-in bid
    The Maryland Democratic Party has endorsed the write-in candidacy of Eastern Shore physician John LaFerla to challenge freshman Republican Rep. Andy Harris in the 1st Congressional District. “Dr. LaFerla has resounding grassroots support and the...
  • Abell community holds its annual street fair

    Abell community holds its annual street fair
    Three artists, two of them octogenarians and the other half their age, were among a group of artists sharing a booth on a cool fall Sunday afternoon at the annual Abell Street Fair Paul Moscatt, 81, who lives in the 3100 block of Abell Avenue, where...