| Feb 15, 2012
It's common knowledge that HPV — or human papillomavirus — is linked with cervical cancer, thanks to the controversy over the vaccine. But far fewer people know that this same sexually transmitted viral strain is connected to oral cancers,...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:05 PM
It was unseasonably warm today in Baltimore, and I was craving a trip to the beach. I could smell the Atlantic Stand and taste the orange crushes from Fishtales. However, the fantasy ends when I realize that it is unfortunately still February. I suppose...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Controversy off the mat leading in to Friday night's Class 4A-3A East Region wrestling tournament didn't dull the action at Wilde Lake, as 25 teams sent competitors into the quarterfinals.
Among the highlights, Centennial senior Nathan Kraisser, who is...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 11:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Boys 11 years and up should get Merck & Co's Gardasil vaccine to protect them against HPV infections, which can cause genital warts as well as oral, penile and anal cancers, the nation's largest group of pediatricians said...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Like an STD that just won't respond to antibiotics, this rumor isn't going away: "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is pregnant, according to a new report.
Despite denying earlier this month that she's expecting, sources tell the New York Post's...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Class 4A-3A Team Scores through Day 1
Place Score Name
1 48.00 River Hill
2 34.00 Urbana
3 31.50 Tuscarora
4 30.00 Wilde Lake
5 27.00 Perry Hall
6 26.50 La Plata
7 22.50 North County
8 22.00 Thomas Wootton
9 21.00 Thomas Stone
| Mar 3, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Class 4A-3A Championship Round
106 - Salvo (PEH) md Smith (THS), 8-0
113 - Leadbeter (NOC) d Savage (TUS), 5-4
120 - Harrell (BDN) d Colbert (NHG), 3-2
126 - Kraisser (CTN) md Alley (SRI), 14-4
132 - T. Goodwin (ARU) d Taylor (BAR), 9-4
138 - Sutton...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 9:59 AM
Are forced marriages a major issue in the United States — even here in Maryland? The problem might not get a lot of attention, but it is bigger than most people realize.
In fact, there is growing concern over forced marriages, including in the...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:20 PM
OK, Halloween checklist: No eye color-changing lenses, because they can infect your cornea. Check. No black licorice for days at a time, as it lowers potassium and can cause heart arrythmias. Check. Don't go overboard on the chocolate, which contains...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Forget about rock 'n' roll: When rats are administered the highly addictive stimulant methamphetamine and allowed to engage in sexual behavior while high, all they want is more of both. That's the raw finding of a study published Tuesday by the Journal of...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 11:29 AM
You may have noticed the phrase "Got AIDS" trending on Twitter this week. The reason: a new song. Rapper Lil B released his new single "I Got AIDS". It's a song with a message, and the hip-hop community is listening.
"He's a little graphic, but I liked...