| Nov 6, 2011
Unemployment is mired at 9%, and President Obama's poll ratings are mired too. Democrats are dispirited. Republicans are fired up and ready to go. Activists on both the right and the left are demanding change.
So is there any way Obama can win reelection...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:38 PM
Around the time of menopause, many women complain of mental slippage. But, as if to inflict some perverse trick upon them, cognitive scientists have found that they actually perform no more poorly than women who do not have such complaints. (Reassuring in...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Dr. Carlton Lasley Sexton, a retired Baltimore internist who was also a member of the clinical faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, died July 20 of pneumonia at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson.
The former longtime Stevenson...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Mia Loizeaux, whose four-year struggle with a rare form of cancer shaped her determination to become an oncology nurse and help others similarly afflicted, died Thursday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 31.
| Sep 23, 2012
"A poet," Louis Simpson once wrote, "should wish for enough unhappiness to keep him writing."
Simpson may not have wished for trouble, but he kept writing for 60 years — spare, powerful poems about war, infidelity, suburban alienation and other...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:19 PM
Scientists are trying to unravel a medical mystery involving a new type of coronavirus, which come from that same large family of viruses that bring us the common cold but also brought us Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome - better known as SARS - back...
| May 27, 2012
| 9:36 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids in after-school programs often increase their own physical activity if they make friends who run and jump around more than they do, a new study from Tennessee has found.
Though not completely surprising, that finding...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:54 PM
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Burroughs graduate wins second-straight honor at Arkansas: Former Burroughs High standout Emily Tubert surely didn't endure a sophomore slump this season playing for the University of Arkansas women's golf...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The uniqueness of Harford County lies within the people who strive to make it great. So many residents reach out daily to improve the lives of others. We have chosen six extraordinary individuals who have chosen causes that support the success of the...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Amy Lynne Shelton has a closet full of toys at the Johns Hopkins University cognitive psychology lab: Wooden human figures with movable joints, Lego and model train buildings, toy cameras and wooden triangular blocks — some with eyes, some without....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Eddie Lovelace's symptoms were subtle at first, almost imperceptible -- a headache now and then, a little dizzinessin the first week of September.
A healthy 78-year-old circuit court judge in Albany, Kentucky, Lovelace didn't want to go to the doctor,...