Johns Hopkins on Saturday announced a $4.5 billion fundraising goal — among the largest in the country — for the university and health system at a dinner attended by roughly 500 alumni, donors, staff and students.
John Hopkins University alum and best-selling author Wes Moore will replace Dr. Ben Carson as speaker at the university's School of Education commencement after the world-renowned neurosurgeon came under fire for his political views on same-sex marriage, officials said Wednesday.
Dr. Ben Carson has the right to express whatever political views he wants, and the graduating students at the Johns Hopkins Medical School have the right to say they don't want him as their speaker because of it.
Neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson has stepped down as commencement speaker at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine after complaints from students over controversial comments about same-sex marriage, a spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.
The CEO and dean of Johns Hopkins Medicine issued a letter to faculty and students Friday that said recent remarks made by famed neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson were inconsistent with the culture of the institution.
Five finalists from Johns Hopkins presented their ideas for treating metastatic cancer at Wednesday's award ceremony for the Rangos Award for Creativity in Cancer Discovery. The winner received $25,000.
The White House unveiled a sweeping new initiative Tuesday to map the individual cells and circuits that make up the human brain, a project that will give scientists a better understanding of how a healthy brain works and how to devise better treatments for injuries and diseases of the brain.
Taking drops of allergens under the tongue can an effective alternative to allergy shots for preventing coughing, wheezing and chest tightness common this time of year among allergy sufferers, according to a Johns Hopkins doctor's review of dozens of published studies.
In response to a 2010 Youth Commission Survey, in which 49 percent of youth in grades six to 12 indicated they feel strongly that alcohol and drug abuse educational program and initiatives are needed, the Harford County Department of Community Services launched the new prevention program, Above the Influence Alcohol and Drug Education Program, in January
A Michigan man was sentenced to nine months in jail in Howard County Circuit Court last week in connection with the operation of a methamphetamine lab out of an Elkridge hotel room last June, according to State's attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
Two years after Dr. Mark Geier came under fire and lost his Maryland medical license for using a controversial treatment on autistic patients, the state Board of Physicians has suspended the medical license of his business partner, alleging he began writing the same dangerous prescriptions for Geier's patients.
The Tai Sophia Institute, a Howard County holistic health training center, has received state accreditation and will be renamed the Maryland University of Integrative Health, school officials announced Monday.
Many business owners interviewed along Bel Air's Main Street this week said they had no problem with the U.S. Postal Service's plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery to homes and businesses, some going so far to say the move makes sense for the postal service. Similar sentiments were expressed by people in downtown Havre de Grace, with most saying they won't mourn the passage of Saturday mail.