Tyler Mains, a fourth-year medical student at Johns Hopkins and MERIT's executive director, was recognized by the Ravens during their game against the St. Louis Rams on Nov. 22. For being selected, Mains and MERIT received a $3,500 grant. MERIT, which stands for Medical Education Resources Initiative for Teens, is a program offered to sophomores in city high schools that provides weekly Saturday courses, medical student mentorships and paid summer internships.
With the release of its iPhone app last week, Woofound, a Middle River startup, took its first big step into a competitive, cutting edge and sometimes controversial part of the digital economy: Web personalization.
Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine's Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The former Mount Washington resident was 87.
The addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's 2011 "Dancing with the Stars" is such an exquisite example of how calculating and exploitative prime-time network TV can be. This year's cast also includes Chaz Bono, David Arquette and Rob Kardashian.
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.