| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Shortly before she entered graduate school at Johns Hopkins University in 1970, Candace Pert broke her back in a riding accident. Dulling the pain from her injury with morphine led her to speculate about how the drug exerted its effects on the brain....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Like any parent surviving uncertain economic times, many of the conversations with my two college-aged sons revolve around one pressing topic, the Holy Grail of today's graduates: Can you get a job, a decent-paying job, with that degree?
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Howard E. Chaney, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene official whose career spanned more than three decades, died Sunday of cancer at his Lutherville home. He was 95.
Howard Edward Chaney was born and raised in Baltimore and...
| Oct 20, 2013
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has a message for the young and uninsured: Obamacare is here to help. In her recent visit to Fusion, Sebelius promoted the law as particularly beneficial to young people because it allows them to...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:09 PM
As the nation prepared for the launch of federal health reforms, Maryland was lauded as a leader in adopting the president's signature program. Obama used a community college in Maryland as a backdrop to promote his plan — and to praise Maryland...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Dr. William R. Bell, an internationally known Johns Hopkins hematologist who conducted research into bleeding and clotting disorders, died Oct. 4 of complications from a blood clot at his Roland Park home. He was 78.
"Bill was one of the premier...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:32 PM
A grinning teenage girl confesses to the camera in a YouTube video sponsored by the Howard County Public Library that she checks her texts and emails "an inappropriate number of times a day." With a quick laugh and a shrug, she seems to say, "Who doesn't?...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:23 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting that nose job could boost your self-esteem and quality of life, according to a new report. But the evidence is a bit shaky, researchers looking at studies of people who had plastic surgery found.
The report's lead...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Until last fall, Apple (symbol AAPL) was one of the decade's most compelling success stories. With the iPhone and iPad breaking sales records, analysts contended that even though Apple was trading at a record high of $705, the stock still had room to run....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Who: Patrick McNamara, 43, of Boynton Beach, and chief executive officer of the Comunity Partnership Group based in Rivieria Beach. The organization serves all of Palm Beach County, and is committed to changing the odds for children and families facing...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:37 PM
This post has been updated, as noted below.
Worried about student safety amid the political violence in Egypt, the University of California has suspended its fall semester program in Cairo, officials said Monday.
The move affects 22 students who had...