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Six habits for good brain health
Jun 26 2015
When you talk about “staying healthy” or “active aging,” many people probably forget about brain health.

Court upholds health care subsidies in states with federal exchanges
Jun 25 2015
A 6-3 majority of the Supreme Court June 25 upheld tax subsidies for participants in health care exchanges run by the federal government.

In Maryland Right to Life appearance, Benjamin Carson calls American priorities ‘mixed up’
May 08 2015
By the time an unborn baby is 6 or 7 weeks old, his or her brain is developing at a rate of 400 million neurons a day.

Gibbons Commons begins development
May 06 2015
The first phase of redevelopment of the former Cardinal Gibbons School in Southwest Baltimore kicked off with fanfare.

U.S. sister ‘changed my life,’ says orphaned man who had tumor as child
May 02 2015
Patrick Daly was orphaned at age 8, and that’s when the tumor on his right cheek began to grow.

Battle with malaria epidemic shaped career of Mercy Sister who is doctor
May 02 2015
Mercy Sister Karen Schneider stepped off a two-passenger plane in the middle of the jungle and walked into a malaria epidemic.

Law improved much for disabled but much work remains, say advocates
Apr 20 2015
It was nearly 25 years ago, on July 26, 1990, that the Americans With Disabilities Act passed by Congress was signed into law.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society honors teen fundraisers
Apr 17 2015
Several students at Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore made the Maryland Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year campaign a rousing success.

Good Samaritan Hospital's new glass chapel doors clear the way for quiet prayer
Apr 15 2015
It wasn’t always easy to pray in quiet reverence in the chapel at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital in northeast Baltimore.

‘Priest for a Day’ is a wish come true for 11-year-old Missouri boy
Apr 09 2015
On Holy Thursday, Brett Haubrich took his place beside the altar at Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis as “Priest for a Day.”