| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
LAS VEGAS, NV -- You, my readers, ask great questions, so I asked experts attending the Western Veterinary Conference here (Feb. 16-20) to answer a handful:
Q: My Tibetan Spaniel suffers from chronic urinary infections. After spending $500 to rule out...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:57 PM
What is it about women that causes leading Republicans to grow clumsy, if not stupid? When even savvy, fluent, attractively populist Mike Huckabee stumbles, you know you've got trouble. Having already thrown away eminently winnable Senate seats in...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
NEW YORK — Pete Carroll used to surf the aisles of chartered flights on a food service tray. When this peculiar act of balance and silliness was recounted during his days as coach of the Patriots, it invariably was used to demonstrate Carroll's...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:11 PM
When it comes to using mammograms as a tool to screen women for breast cancer, how do you define success? At a minimum, you’d want to know that women who get mammograms are less likely to die of breast cancer than women who didn’t get the...
| Feb 2, 2014
Bruce Wheatley was considering coming back to the Towson area where he grew up when he saw an advertisement for an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Columbia that pitched an all-female staff.
As a nurse, he was dismayed enough to complain to St....
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
South Florida's hospitals are among the best in the nation, if there's anything to be gleaned from the annual medical center rankings that are all the rage in the patient watchdog landscape these days.
The Leapfrog Group, for example, awarded an "A"...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Add this to the list of things to freak you out: Healthcare organizations of all kinds are being routinely attacked and compromised by increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks.
A new study set to be officially released Wednesday found that networks and...
| Feb 3, 2014
What is it about women that causes leading Republicans to grow clumsy, if not stupid? When even savvy, fluent, attractively populist Mike Huckabee stumbles, you know you've got trouble.
Having already thrown away eminently winnable Senate seats in...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Most anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight probably has wondered about appetite, perhaps wishing it to be less voracious. Scientists are looking at appetite and feelings of fullness as they try to figure out genetic connections to weight and what...
| Mar 9, 2014
Laszlo Bock, the head of human resources at Google, made quite a splash with his announcement last year that the technology firm has changed the way it hires people. Gone are the brainteaser-style interview questions that so many candidates abhorred....
| Mar 1, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Dr. Raymond Seltser, former associate dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health who was the author of seminal epidemiological articles on smoking, stroke and radiation, died Feb. 16 of pneumonia at Sibley Memorial Hospital in...