| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a "one ring" telephone scam affecting cellphone users in Baltimore and elsewhere.
Victims of the scam receive a call from unknown number, usually from countries in the Caribbean. The call ends...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:32 PM
In four months, I will observe a strange anniversary: 20 years since the day I almost died.
I was 11 years old and being treated for a severe case of Crohn’s disease, an autoimmune digestive disorder. I could barely hold down food and was...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Thanks for your recent editorial supporting a ban on indoor tanning by minors ("Ban the booth," Jan. 20).
As a melanoma survivor, I know the pain and uncertainty of going through treatment for that illness. My melanoma was probably caused by years of...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Documentaries were supposed to be a dying genre -- and living proof that we were becoming dumber as a nation.
Reality TV is cheaper and easier to make. And who has time for lengthy, in-depth explorations of anything any more in the age of Twitter? Docs...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Here is a statement from Seth Levinson, whose agency ACES represents Grant Balfour, whom the Orioles decided not to sign after reviewing his physical. They had a two-year, $15 million deal before the Orioles backed out Friday.
“Grant is completely...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Fate has not been friendly to the Orioles so far this offseason, but frustration might have reached its peak on Friday, when the team cut ties with a player who would have been its prize acquisition of the hot-stove season, further compounding the club&...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Dr. Elmer Hoffman, a retired Baltimore surgeon who had been a pioneer in breast cancer surgery and immediate reconstruction and was also an advocate of the use of "super cold surgery" to ease the pain of the terminally ill, died Monday of complications...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Elizabeth Klein is used to the spotlight, but there was something the budding actress from Bethesda didn't want everyone to see.
That was a telltale mark on her throat from thyroid surgery.
"I don't want every character I play to have the same scar,"...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Attorneys launched a campaign Monday to notify former patients of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist accused of secretly photographing exams that they are eligible to register as part of a class-action suit.
As many as 12,600 patients seen by Dr. Nikita...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:33 PM
The latest member of the Blast made a lasting impression on his new teammates at practice Wednesday.
Less than four minutes into the team's scrimmage, parked on the left side of the field at Northeast Regional Recreation Center, he aimed a shot to the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Dr. John M. Freeman, a longtime Johns Hopkins University pediatric neurologist and medical ethicist who was known as an expert in pediatric epilepsy, died Jan. 3 of cardiovascular disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He was 80.