| Mar 30, 2011
| 12:06 PM
For the typical adult, getting to the gym requires manipulation. You know it's good for you, that you'll feel better after you do it, and that you might actually lose weight and look great if you continue your daily sweat sessions.
But for some on the...
| Oct 26, 2010
This summer, new health insurance programs aimed at people with preexisting medical conditions began accepting applications around the country. The plans target one of the key promises of the health-care overhaul: Everyone, even people with checkered...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:02 PM
Go ahead and bang a drum, hang from the curtains and spin that hula hoop. Area gym instructors say it's good for you, even if you don't realize it.
The unconventional workouts are part of a movement to keep the masses focused on their fitness by...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 4:58 PM
The anguished mother pounded the floor at Johns Hopkins Hospital, screaming, "Why, why, why?" Dr. John Wogan had just told her as gently as he knew how that her teenage son was dead, the victim of a stray bullet fired on the streets of Baltimore.
| Oct 5, 2010
| 11:37 AM
An attorney says negotiations with St. Joseph Medical Center over patients who received cardiac stents they might not have needed have collapsed and that he plans to file malpractice claims on behalf of 104 clients.
The lawyer, Jay D. Miller, has...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 4:23 PM
A federal jury convicted a retired Eastern Shore cardiologist Tuesday of health care fraud and related charges for placing unnecessary coronary stents in the arteries of dozens of patients, then billing private and public insurers hundreds of thousands of...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 12:10 PM
When Amanda Glenn returned to work after having her first baby, she knew she wanted to continue to breast-feed. But she was nervous about having the pump-at-work conversation with her male boss.
"I was honestly pretty apprehensive," says Glenn, who works...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 7:16 AM
A dance under a circus-sized tent at Aberdeen Proving Ground has raised more than $300,000 for a network of houses that offer free lodging to the families of wounded warriors.
The first Support Our Heroes Ball held in Maryland drew more than 500 guests,...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 11:32 AM
The table in Jack Samuels' Fells Point office is piled two feet high with books, papers, scientific journals and grant applications.
Samuels' wife likes to tease him that he has a hoarding problem, just like the people he studies. In reality, those...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Federal dollars that localities use to fund care for those living with HIV have been cut off for months, leaving some who can't afford their own care without services.
Millions in unpaid funds are expected to begin flowing through city and state...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:47 PM
An aging transportation building and garage in Baltimore has been restored into the $8 million Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Housing and Resource Center, adding to the growing complex of services for the homeless along the Fallsway.
The 24-hour facility...