| Mar 27, 2015
| 11:50 AM
"Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" is one of the biggest, boldest, bravest and, ultimately, most inspiring documentaries I have ever seen.
Set in large part at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital, the PBS film from producer Ken Burns and director...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 10:27 AM
Johns Hopkins Medicine has agreed to collaborate with Chinese company DIAN Diagnostics to spread its pathology lab services across that country.
Paul Rothman, CEO of Hopkins Medicine, and Haibin Chen, DIAN's CEO, signed a memorandum of understanding...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 2:55 PM
Dr. Frank T. Barranco Sr., an orthopedic surgeon who also had been active in the field of emergency medicine, died Saturday at Oak Crest Village of acute myeloid leukemia. He was 84.
"Dr. B was just a great individual," said Baltimore County Fire...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 5:34 PM
Plaudits and praise again poured in for actress Angelina Jolie on Tuesday after she revealed for the second time in the New York Times that she had undergone elective surgery to reduce her cancer risk.
Jolie wrote in an essay that she had surgery to...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 12:28 PM
Tanya Locklear had a really bad headache.
The Ferndale resident suffered from chiari malformation for years, a rare neurological disorder of the brain that can cause sudden, severe headaches from just sneezing or coughing. So when Locklear went to the...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 3:01 PM
A worker at Wm. T. Burnett & Co. in Jessup was transported to a Baltimore eye center Tuesday with serious but non-life threatening injuries after chemicals from a broken pipe got in his eye, according to fire officials.
Firefighters and a hazardous...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Minutes after taking her first breath outside the womb, Kathryn "Katie" Marie Wilusz cuddled on her mom's bare chest, gazing in the direction of her voice. Dad sat close by, dressed in scrubs, as she wrapped a tiny hand around his index finger.
| Mar 20, 2015
| 5:20 AM
After he had battled lower back pain for three months with hot showers, analgesic heat rubs and heating pads, it finally happened. Chris Roth awoke one morning barely able to move.
This was a huge problem for Roth. As owner of Steel City Ballroom in a...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:35 AM
Date: Dec. 31
Her story: Allison Kapner, 32, was born and raised in New Fairfield, Conn. She works at Northrop Grumman as an organization effectiveness manager. Allison earned a bachelor's degree from Ithaca College and an MBA from the Johns Hopkins...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 4:08 PM
The children slipped on gloves before attempting to awkwardly button up oversized shirts with long sleeves — an exercise designed to simulate what it's like to get dressed when you have multiple sclerosis, a disease that attacks and disables the...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 10:59 AM
Many of our communities in Baltimore City and the state of Maryland were established because of good old fashioned blue collar jobs — solid, well-paying jobs in manufacturing, construction and the trades.
But by the 21st Century, high school...