| May 21, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Across the nation, pollsters are identifying key races to watch in the June 3 primary. Odds are, they aren’t looking too closely at California’s 43rd Assembly District.
That’s where incumbent Rep. Mike Gatto (D- Silver Lake) is...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Nolan H. Rogers, a former Duke University lacrosse star who later became a Maryland assistant attorney general and the official tour guide and historian for Oriole Park at Camden Yards, died May 2 of complications from cancer at Sinai Hospital.
| May 9, 2014
| 6:35 PM
In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Bullies may gain health benefits that last into adulthood from their behavior, researchers said Monday. And in turn, children who are bullied can suffer long-lasting inflammation.
“Our study found that a child’s role in bullying can serve as...
| Jul 16, 2014
Eight-year-old Ava Paul of Charlottesville was trying to land a spaceship safely on a planet, presumably this one.
She studied the iPad on the tabletop, tapping it here and there, as the animated spacecraft dropped out of orbit and deployed an...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:58 PM
MOUNT DORA — When artist Kimberly Watters reads, she doesn't see the words the way most people do. She is visually dyslexic, meaning words in the text might blur or jitter.
Surprisingly, she was delighted to receive the diagnosis.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Open online classes can broaden your knowledge, but don't pin your career hopes on them yet.
1. MOOCs are huge. Massive open online courses (or MOOCs) are college-level courses available to anyone. Lectures and course materials are accessed online, and...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Everyone loves a medical mystery, except the afflicted patient and his or her family who shuffle from doctor to doctor in search of an explanation for a disorder whose name, origin, prognosis and cure are all unknown. Now, the National Institutes of...
| 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...