| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Jack W. Germond, the irascible, portly columnist and commentator who was a fixture on the American political scene for nearly 50 years, including nearly 20 of them in The Baltimore Sun's Washington bureau, died Wednesday morning of chronic obstructive...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Jack W. Germond, the portly, cantankerous columnist and pundit who covered 10 presidential elections and sparred with colleagues on TV's "The McLaughlin Group," has died. He was 85.
Germond died Wednesday morning at his home in Charles Town, W.Va. of...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:03 PM
R. Champlin "Champ" Sheridan Jr., founder of a leading scientific, technical and trade printing company and a major benefactor of the Johns Hopkins University, died Aug. 7 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach, Fla....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Despite the industrial train tracks about 100 feet beyond her back fence, Laurie Weishorn's neat, tree-lined backyard in Southwest Baltimore can seem like an oasis of suburban quiet on a low-humidity summer afternoon.
After 22 years in Morrell Park,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Hazel -- as we'll call her -- knew something was wrong when, in her mid-50s, she started to feel short of breath at the slightest exertion. Over the next few months, she felt increasingly achy, but several medical visits and an X-ray suggested only...
| Mar 23, 2013
Dear Amy: Can you address etiquette regarding our son's upcoming bar mitzvah?
We have had a few guests mention on their RSVP that they won't be able to attend the service (10 a.m.-noon) but will attend the party celebration (12:30-4). I gather it is...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Spring allergy seasons continue to start earlier each year (it was February in 2012), and pollen counts continue to go up. It's not a fluke; scientists say the effects of climate change are making allergy seasons worse. Research presented at the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:39 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Monitoring patients at home using modern technology, so-called 'telehealth', is tipped as the next big thing in healthcare, but a new study by British researchers suggests it may not be worth the extra expense.
The findings will fuel...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Dear Pharmacist: At one of your lectures, I heard you say you drink linden tea at night. What is it, and why is it something you like? — L.P., Jacksonville
Dear L.P.: Linden herb is chock-full of antioxidants and ingredients that impact your...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Richard "Grumpy" Carl Sohm was born July 7, 1938 in Danbury Iowa to Carl and Margarett (Harrigan) Sohm. He grew up on the family farm near Danbury. There his love for hunting and fishing began beside his father and three brothers. He graduated from St....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:22 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Bronchitis, a very persistent cough, is popping up around the Ozarks this week.
When someone comes down with bronchitis their airways are inflamed making it hard to breath.
Patients could have a fever along with shortness of...