| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Maryland's decision to join a handful of states that allow undocumented immigrants the chance to obtain driver's licenses was a pragmatic one designed to keep residents safe. Border security, deportation policy and pathways to citizenship are not within...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:09 PM
James T. Lanier, an electrical engineer and devoted Clemson University football fan, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of brain cancer. He was 60.
James Taylor Lanier was born in Sylacauga, Ala., and was raised in Copperhill, Tenn., where he...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Johns Hopkins trauma surgeon Albert Chi gave a talk last year to families about advanced prosthetics that would someday benefit their children who were missing hands.
But when a parent asked what was easy, available and affordable now, Chi was at a...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Joseph F. Nawrozki III, a retired investigative reporter who served on the staff of three Baltimore daily newspapers and was a Vietnam War combat veteran, died of leukemia Saturday at his Bel Air home. He was 70.
"Joe had a real instinct for the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Suicide is an uncommon phenomenon. When you consider what people suffer because of medical illness, physical injury, the deprivations of old age, mental illness, personal failure and the betrayal by others, one wonders why more people don't choose to...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Some women at high risk for breast cancer because of an inherited gene mutation, including actress Angelina Jolie, are choosing to have preventive double mastectomies. Other women who have cancer in one breast are asking their doctors to remove the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:54 PM
While going through treatment for breast cancer, many women are nauseated, sore, hormonal and cranky — and exercising is not on the top of their to-do list.
But doctors are recommending that they prioritize it to increase their chances of...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:33 AM
When Mary Casterline was diagnosed with invasive carcinoma of the breast in mid-April, she knew she was fortunate. Her cancer was very treatable and she had a lot of options for both treatment and beyond.
Casterline's doctors explained that she had...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 12:10 PM
While Maryland health officials urged caregivers this week to be alert for possible Ebola virus cases, they were also quick to emphasize there are other — perhaps more contagious — pathogens that they are also monitoring.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Albert Asbury "Ab" Logan Jr., a retired Boys' Latin School teacher who worked in Baltimore neighborhood organizing in the 1970s, died of cancer Aug. 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 70.
Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Dr. Paul A. Mullan, a retired Baltimore pediatrician who had also served in the Air Force Medical Corps, died Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice of complications from a stroke. He was 84.
The son of George Vaughn Mullan, who was supervisor of maintenance...