| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:51 PM
Adrianne Woods strokes her son's forehead. The boy's long lashes drift closed, then flutter open as he shudders with a seizure.
"He's tired," Woods says of Xavier, who is almost 6 years old. "He's had a long day at school."
Nearby, Xavier's baby...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:31 AM
Ben Carson is making headlines again for his eyebrow-raising rhetoric, after saying bakeries opposed to same-sex marriage might poison wedding cakes if they are forced to make them for gay couples.
The acclaimed former pediatric neurosurgeon at Johns...
| Mar 7, 2015
Who knew jogging had so many benefits?
Eighteen years ago, Laura Cawthorne was a kindergarten teacher at the old Mayo Elementary School. She couldn't afford a gym membership, so, when the school day ended, Cawthorne often laced up her running shoes...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Date: Dec. 13
Her story: Amanda Lane, 30, grew up in Altavista, Va. She works as an administrative coordinator for patient access at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her mother and stepfather, Judy and Mike Tolle, live in Crownsville. Her father, Fred Lane,...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:45 PM
In medicine, the Big C — as in cancer — is poised to overtake heart disease as America's No. 1 killer. A new documentary series, however, tells of a more encouraging C-word: Cure.
Barak Goodman, director of a PBS series based on the Pulitzer...
| 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...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:06 AM
More homicides have occurred in Northeast Baltimore than any other part of the city so far this year, a trend that has prompted police to step up patrols and community leaders to press for more resources to address the increase in violence.
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:45 AM
City officials on Wednesday extended the contract of Veolia Transportation to operate the popular Charm City Circulator for 18 more months.
The $12.4 million deal keeps Veolia as the bus service's contractor until July 2016. The new deal includes a 1....
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:37 PM
Oren Miller, a stay-at-home dad who created A Blogger and a Father blog, which attracted worldwide attention, and the equally successful Facebook group "Dad Bloggers," died Saturday at his Owings Mills home of cancer. He was 42.
"Oren's blog was a life-...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 4:57 PM
Amid panic last fall over the possible spread of Ebola in the United States, Johns Hopkins Hospital began work on a unit designed to safely care for patients with the disease and other dangerous infections, a hospital official said.
With the facility now...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 1:12 PM
Mary Ann Saunders, a homemaker who lived in West Baltimore for nearly 50 years, died March 28 of kidney failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Family members estimated her age at between 89 and 91.
Born Mary Ann Rivies in Enfield, N.C., she was the...