| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Warning: Driving a truck for a living can be hazardous to your health — if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, researchers said Tuesday.
Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in men, and in most cases it’s basically...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Poor, mostly black neighborhoods face double jeopardy when it comes to supermarket access, according to a study recently published by the journal Preventive Medicine.
That may not sound like news at all: Scholars and activists have long fretted that...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Google will soon release the second version of Google Glass, but rather than making the smart eyeglasses stand out less, the tech giant has made them more noticeable than before.
The company announced this week that it will soon allow Glass users to...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The rate of premature births dropped slightly in the United States last year, but the country still has a ways to go before reaching the March of Dimes’ goal of only 9.6% of babies born prematurely.
Preliminary figures for 2012 show that 11.5%...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:16 PM
William C. Stanley, a cardiovascular physiologist who made connections around the world for his research and loved outdoor exercise, died Oct. 21 in Australia of a heart attack. He was 56.
Dr. Stanley lived in Baltimore for about six years —...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:59 AM
A $16.5-million project to repair a tunnel linking the northbound 5 and 2 freeways, which was charred by a fuel-tanker fire in July, will start Tuesday and adhere to an "ambitious and aggressive" construction schedule, officials announced.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:17 PM
The Baltimore County state's attorney's office will determine whether to pursue charges against a Lansdowne man in the death of a 16-month-old girl who was left in a hot truck for four hours Friday.
The medical examiner's office ruled that Sybriya...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:25 AM
On a warm spring night in 1992, the Rock Bottom Remainders took the stage at the Cowboy Boogie in Anaheim, Calif. With more than a dozen best-seling authors, including Dave Barry, Amy Tan, Barbara Kingsolver and Stephen King, the band rocked out,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:04 PM
It began as series of small shuddering earthquakes beneath Alaska's Mt. Redoubt that gradually coalesced into a high-frequency "scream," according to seismologists.
While scientists could only guess as to what triggered the vibrations, there was no...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The dual-sport market continues to be a growth sector for the motorcycle industry. The CRF250L is Honda's latest attempt to create market dominance in this sector as it has in others.
The company has fielded a very able bike. The CRF250L -- Honda's...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Caltrans announced that two lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway will reopen later this afternoon for the first time since a tanker truck fire at the freeway’s junction with the 2 Freeway on Saturday.
But officials said they are still not sure when...