Some things never really do change: The same alleged Lenin quote used to defeat President Truman's attempt to expand medical coverage has risen its head again, most recently by Dr. Ben Carson in slamming Obamacare. Trouble is, some scholars doubt the quote ever passed Lenin's lips.
Ben Carson wasted no time in his first appearance as an official, on-the-payroll contributor to Fox Wednesday night quoting Vladimir Lenin and Saul Alinsky in his first 50 seconds on air to show what he believes the president is really up to with Obamacare.
The area around the Harford County Courthouse in Bel Air was swarming Saturday morning with people who had gathered in solidarity to raise awareness about Harford's growing drug abuse and addiction problems.
The cafe opened last June, giving Baltimoreans even more reason to visit the much-loved bookshop. Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen, a cooking teacher and expert in Ayurvedic (holistic medicine) cooking, stocks Breathe with dishes and snacks that are gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, raw or Ayurvedic and that include no white sugar or flour.
By By Kit Waskom Pollard and For The Baltimore Sun
A new Hopkins study finds mixed results after examining long-term effects of a treatment known as oral immunotherapy. The theory is that by slowly ratcheting up milk intake, a child's hyper-vigilant immune system will eventually ignore the food protein, thereby ending the allergy symptoms.
Sometimes you would like to send your kids to a deserted island and leave them there ¿ away from phones, TV, video games and Internet ¿ until until they turn 21. That¿s the way I¿ve been feeling with all of the recent publicity about the legalization of marijuana and all of the contradictory information about the drug¿s effect.
Long before Kevin Liles became a Grammy-winning songwriter and hip-hop music mogul, well before he reached millionaire status, and began to hobnob with Oprah, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, he grew up humbly in West Baltimore.
A two-year-old methadone clinic off the Avenue in Hampden is under fire from a Baltimore City councilwoman and merchants, who say it should be shut down because of drug dealing, loitering and other nuisances that are endangering thousands of children at schools and recreation centers in the immediate area.
In the memo, which follows an agreement on an HGH population study to determine baseline levels of HGH hormones. Forty players, five randomly chosen from eight teams, would be randomly tested per week.
During a player¿s postgame television interview after a big game, it¿s the norm to see Orioles center fielder Adam Jones stalking in the background, searching for the right moment to deliver a shaving cream pie to the face of the interviewee.
Laurel resident Dr. Deidra Crews received the Greater Baltimore Community and Patients Service Committee All-Star Award at the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland's annual Volunteer Awards Reception at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.
Now, 46 years after Columbia was officially founded, CA staff and the Board of Directors are exploring shifting the organization from a sport and fitness centric model to focusing on wellness and vitality.
Unfortunately, the price of failing to prevent disease isn't paid in something as easily replaced as taxpayer money, though that would be bad enough. Instead it is paid for in years subtracted from lives.
Eric S. Christenson, of Joppa, graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine on May 17, earning a doctor of medicine. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society, and received the William Likoff, M.D. Award "for distinction in the care of medical patients and commitment to academic excellence". Christenson begins residency training in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins University in June. He is a 2006 Fallston High School graduate
Alfred Sommer, a former Johns Hopkins University dean who discovered the importance of vitamin A in preventing child blindness, will accept an award Sunday in Israel honoring his contributions to preventive medicine.
The Columbia Association's planned fitness club inside the Rouse Co. building will offer participants a place to "relax, retreat and rejuvenate," and is being billed as mind-body wellness retreat by the consultants hired by CA.
The operators of Country Life Farm on Route 1 could have a number of new neighbors across the highway, if Harford County officials approve a plan to build a 258-unit apartment complex on a portion of the historic Mt. Soma Farm.
Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes, died Tuesday from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at his Lutherville home. He was 53.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun