| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Dr. Gary S. Hill, an internationally renowned renal pathologist and the former chief of pathology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Tuesday from lung cancer. He was 74.
Dr. Hill pioneered a new technique for biopsies of tissue, in addition...
| Jan 30, 2013
The recommended schedule of vaccines for children is safe and has done much to dramatically lower the incidence of devastating illnesses, according to a new national scientific study that was partly led by a Northwestern University professor....
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Nearly three years ago, I stood with neighborhood residents and preservationists before what looked like an abandoned and very sad West Baltimore brick castle. Below its remarkable towers and stout walls on Rayner Avenue, I thought that this venerable old...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:21 PM
I don't envy the job the Baseball Writers' Association of America members have in choosing the 2013 Hall of Fame class.
This year they must contend with the "steroid ballot" as names such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mike Piazza and Sammy Sosa...
| Jan 4, 2013
So there we were at the dinner table several days ago — me, my 20-year-old daughter Eleanor and my dad Sam, who is 86.
We dwell in the semi-remote, cable-free section of Lake County around Lake Jem, and we were talking about a horse that ended...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Some stories are harder to write than others. Obituaries are among the hardest, as the represent an obligation to do justice to the folks who have passed and hopefully to bring solace to their loved ones.
Some of Laguna's best and brightest died in...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Bob Duggan frequently refers to "our national disease-care system" when he talks about his new book, employing a term he has used across his 40-plus years as a healing-arts clinician and educator.
As co-founder and former president of Tai Sophia...
| Nov 18, 2012
When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up."
Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Nick Cannon health: Nick Cannon shared a bit more about his health struggles at a deejay gig Wednesday, telling People that his kidney problems and more recent blood clots in his lungs stem from a "lupus type" autoimmune condition....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"I have been ordered to sleep at least six hours a night. They say rest is probably the best medicine," Cannon reveals....
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Former Backstreet Boy Nick Carter's sister, Leslie, passed away Tuesday at the age of 25, delivering a shock to the family, which includes singing brother Aaron....