| Aug 8, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Despite its name, ringworm is not caused by a worm. Instead, it develops when fungus grows and multiplies on the skin. Dr. Dakara Rucker Wright, a dermatologist with the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group who practices at Kaiser Permanente's Towson...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Sneezing, itching nose, watery eyes — it's the common cold, right?
Maybe not. While seasonal allergies or allergic rhinitis are typically associated with a younger crowd it is not unheard of for allergists to see older adults dealing with allergy...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:05 PM
For the first three days of Ravens training camp, Tandon Doss put forth arguably one of the more improved showings from returning second-year players.
But the wide receiver has missed the last six consecutive days because of a hamstring injury. And he&...
| Aug 20, 2012
Are mosquitoes biting? Have you stepped on an anthill, been stung by a bee or been bitten by a wasp? Is an itchy spot driving you crazy?
Spray it with vinegar. Feel the relief.
Even though I rarely use vinegar for cooking, a gallon-size container...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Description: Johns Hopkins researchers may have narrowed in on nerve cells in mice that signal when something feels itchy, but not when it causes pain. Even if a stimulus that would normally be perceived as painful is introduced to the nerve cells, the...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Most new parents dream of their newborns with 10 fingers and 10 toes, and pretty, soft new baby skin. But as they grow, children can experience some very common skin conditions — some with an easy fix, and others a little more complex.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:33 PM
You know how seeing someone scratching an itch makes you feel itchy too? That's perfectly normal, a new study says, especially for those who tend to be on the neurotic side.
Research published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
| Apr 12, 2013
Via email, the Fall Out Boy bassist/lyricist, guitarist and drummer chimed in on their evolving sound, what makes them feel old and more.
Bassist/lyricist Pete Wentz
As you wrote lyrics for “Save Rock and Roll,” what topics did you find...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Mark Swed reviews Long Beach Opera's overly silly but marvelously performed Surrealist double bill of Martinu's "Tears of A Knife" and Poulenc's "The Breasts of Tiresias."...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 9:32 PM
The following statement is factual and false: Barack Obama endorsed a total ban on the manufacture, sale and possession of all handguns. How can it be both? Simple: It's a fact that, in 1996, when he was running for the......
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:23 PM
If you've had it, you would know. Chronic itchiness -- often the result of skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or allergies -- disrupts sleep, dims pleasure and limits activities. Just as much as chronic pain does.
Now it's official: A study...