| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Physician assistants function much like doctors, taking patient histories, performing physical exams, ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic tests, prescribing medications and making referrals -- all under the supervision of a medical doctor....
| Jun 22, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Steven S. Hsiao, a Johns Hopkins scientist who studied how the brain perceives the shape, size and texture of three-dimensional objects, died of lung cancer June 16 at Hopkins Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 59.
"Steve has been a defining...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Summertime is skin time. And whether you plan to bare a little or a lot this season, it simply won't do to hit the beach and barbecues with parched, ashy, reddened or rough skin.
And those aren't the only problems caused by winter's chill. Dr. Robert...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Yerby R. Holman, a retired Western Maryland Railway executive and World War II veteran who had been active in civic and church affairs, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at the Fairhaven retirement community. He was 98.
The son of Yerby R....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Jane W. Dickinson, a retired executive secretary and community activist, died Feb. 13 of complications from a stroke at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 94.
"Jane was outgoing and friendly and was involved in everything in a very...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:43 AM
Former Miami Heat star Shaquille O’Neal doesn’t miss many slam dunks. Nana Meriwether is a slam dunk, and Shaq missed it.
Meriwether, who will travel from her home in New York to take part in the fifth annual Wild Fox Model Beach...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Peter Yu, Drew Sterrett and Lewis McLeod were headed toward bright futures at prestigious colleges and universities when each got involved in one-night sexual encounters.
All three young men claimed the encounters were consensual — but the women...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:58 PM
UC Irvine’s law school has been granted full accreditation by the American Bar Assn., the university has announced.
The UC Irvine School of Law was the first new public law school in the state in almost 50 years when it opened in 2009 and gained...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Harold H. Hogg, founder of a Central Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania commercial construction company who endowed the Hogg Family Chair at Duke University, his alma mater, died June 3 of leukemia at the Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, Fla....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Chicago Public School kids — including mine — are released for summer on Friday, which means I have two days to start panicking about summer brain drain.
Or not. I can't decide.
On the one hand, research indicates it's a real thing, with...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...