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  • Pennsylvania man wanted in federal 'Ponzi' scheme found in Harford

    A Pennsylvania man, under indictment on federal charges for allegedly running a major "Ponzi" scheme, was recently arrested in Harford County on unrelated theft charges and then quickly whisked away by federal marshals. Istvan A. Merchenthaler, 42, is...
  • Election Day coverage reflects low-road tone of 2012 campaign

    Election Day coverage reflects low-road tone of 2012 campaign
    The partisan media madness started early Tuesday on the "Fox & Friends" morning show with host Steve Doocy somehow turning a report on midnight voting in Dixville Notch, N.H., into an attack on President Barack Obama for his handling of the September...
  • Women deserve truth about abortion

    Women deserve truth about abortion
    Of course, I agree with The Sun's general comments in the editorial regarding the Johns Hopkins Student Government Association's overturning of the decision to deny recognition to Voice for Life, a pro-life group ("Hopkins students get it right, at last,"...
  • Death of owner of nearly 8 undeveloped acres in Bel Air leaves future of property up in the air

    From The Aegis dated April 21, 1988: The future of what may have been one of the most valuable properties in Bel Air was up in the air this week 25 years ago. Former county surveyor Glen Deaton, who owned a home and adjoining pastureland smack dab...
  • Body of work: Einstein's brain and other medical history at Philadelphia museum

    Body of work: Einstein's brain and other medical history at Philadelphia museum
    Mutter Museum may leave you shocked and horrified or amazed and fascinated. Either way, its collections of bones, bodies, body parts, plus tumors and other terrors, are unforgettable. The nation's finest and oldest medical museum — celebrating...
  • Foreclosure crisis may lead to health concerns nationwide

    Foreclosure crisis may lead to health concerns nationwide
    The devastation of losing a house to foreclosure can lead to depression and a host of other conditions, according to the authors of new study who warn of a looming national health crisis. They are advocating for a new unified approach by financial and...
  • Medical students find out residencies at Match Day

    Medical students find out residencies at Match Day
    Twins William and Raphael "Rafi" Karkowsky have always shared life's best moments. That was true again Friday when the brothers and best friends learned where they would begin their careers as doctors. They were among nearly 16,000 medical students...
  • Hopkins surgeon performs 2,000th Whipple

     Hopkins surgeon performs 2,000th Whipple
    Early Friday in a small, brightly lit operating room in Johns Hopkins Hospital, a half-dozen doctors and nurses huddled over the gut of a cancer patient, quietly passing metal instruments and surgical sutures. After more than four hours of cutting and...
  • Hopkins' medical students learn to use their stethoscopes

    Hopkins' medical students learn to use their stethoscopes
    The stethoscope may be an icon of the medical profession to most patients. But it's more of a relic to many doctors. The device used to listen to the heart, lungs and other body parts — invented nearly 200 years ago — has been overtaken by...
  • Life expectancy low, but growing in city

    Women in large swaths of America are dying younger than they were a generation ago, reversing nearly a century of progress in public health and underscoring the rising toll of smoking and record obesity. Nationwide, life expectancy for American men and...
  • Baltimore officials hope half-century trend of population decline at end

    Arriving in Baltimore for college in 2004 from her native New York City, Vienna DeGiacomo assumed she would quickly head back north after graduating from Goucher College. But nearly three years after receiving her English degree, DeGiacomo, 24, is...
  • Maryland's fastest growth creates problems

    Maryland's fastest growth creates problems
    Drive along Snowden Farm Parkway in Clarksburg and you can catch a glimpse of two completely different worlds. On one side, a landscape of narrow roads snaking their way around rolling hills, still snow-covered and dotted with farm equipment and red...