| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:30 AM
You've had a bad day at work. Or maybe someone cut you off in traffic. Or perhaps you found a handful of bills in the mailbox. Whatever the case, you walk through the front door and head straight for the freezer and devour a carton of frozen goodies to...
| May 2, 2013
Christina Lihan builds South Florida hotels, houses and skyscrapers without ever having to break ground.
She uses thick watercolor paper and Exacto knives to create multidimensional, cut paper sculptures of cityscapes and European buildings —...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Dr. Paul S. Lietman, a retired Johns Hopkins professor of medicine, pharmacology, molecular sciences and pediatrics, died of congestive heart failure April 20 at his Ruxton home. He was 79.
"He was a gifted educator and was beloved by generations of...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The new link between meat consumption and heart disease, discovered by Dr. Stanley Hazen of the Cleveland Clinic, is just the latest evidence linking meat consumption to killer diseases that cripple, then kill, 1.3 million Americans annually. Dr. Hazen'...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The glass wasn’t half or even three-quarters full Friday. Things are so good in Broward County the glass was overflowing.
That was the message delivered to more than 900 people at the Broward Workshop’s annual State of Our County forum....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The top leaders of the Broward Workshop answered a range of questions Thursday from reporters and editorial writers at the Sun Sentinel Editorial Board.
“We’re not here representing anything but, I truly believe, the best interests of the...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:17 PM
In previous columns, I suggested that the increased size, speed and strength of today's NFL players are creating a dramatically more damaging set of collisions.
We have known for years of the devastation these collisions cause on every joint in the human...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Study after study demonstrates that poverty is a powerful driver of poor health. Many of America's leading hospitals exist in poor communities. Could these powerful institutions (in economic as well as medical terms) help overcome the deeper sources of...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Johns Hopkins doctors have received approval from the university’s institutional review board to begin doing face transplant surgeries, becoming the second hospital in Baltimore to offer the complex procedure.
There have been only 22 such...
| May 22, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Antonitsa Vlahoulis knew as she slipped into unconsciousness on the operating room table that her surgeon would choose which medical device she would receive to fix her leaky heart valve.
But when a warranty card arrived in the mail for the device...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 5:21 PM
A high-profile scientific paper that gave enormous hope to patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, and even prompted some to begin taking potent anti-HIV drugs, has been largely discredited by subsequent research.
Evidence is mounting that a...