| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinÃ©ma vÃ©ritÃ©, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90.
In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a kind of filmmaking that's now a staple of the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Bon Secours has partnered with HealthFair, a national testing provider, to bring convenient health testing to communities via mobile screening buses. HealthFair is a Joint Commission-accredited mobile screening company that works with hospitals and...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
| Aug 17, 2014
How much does the health benefit of giving up cigarettes outweigh the lost pleasure of smoking?
Last spring, the Food and Drug Administration proposed rules to control e-cigarettes along with tobacco products. Under federal law, the FDA is required to...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:39 PM
A federal grand jury is investigating Exide Technologies, the company under scrutiny for emitting high levels of harmful pollutants from its battery recycling plant in Vernon, according to a financial disclosure filed this week.
On Aug. 8, Exide...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Faith Broadnax yanked out her breathing tube.
If the "skinny white woman" with the camera — as the headstrong 80-year-old referred to hospice volunteer Maria McKenna — insisted on shooting video of her singing a hymn, she wasn't going to...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Six years ago, Mount Carmel Society President Carl Sferrazza took his family to a concert by Deana Martin, daughter of famous entertainer Dean Martin. After the show, he asked her if she would consider performing at the society's annual Italian Festival....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Rhonda F. Zillig, a graphic artist who worked in marketing for The Baltimore Sun, died Thursday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 61.
The daughter of Dr. Morton Koff, a podiatrist, and Jean Koff, a homemaker, Rhonda Francine...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:16 PM
There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis.
The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:03 PM
For most cancer patients and their doctors, the most important things to know about a tumor are where it arose in the body and how much it's grown. But in some cases, understanding a tumor's genomic profile is more likely to lead to an effective...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:20 AM
The medical marijuana business is no place for novices.
Not only will entrepreneurs applying for licenses next month need a minimum of $400,000 in liquid assets, they also must provide diagrams and photos of a purchased facility, mapped out and...