Body and Spirit


Ovarian cancer gets special attention at Mercy
Oct 03 2013
September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, but education on the disease is important yearlong.

Cord blood donation is free and easy, but still a challenge for Mercy, St. Agnes
Sep 30 2013
Mercy Medical Center and St. Agnes Hospital are trying to boost the number of patients who donate their newborns’ umbilical cord blood.

Good Samaritan physician advises runners on common overuse injuries
Sep 27 2013
Orthopedic surgeon Derek Papp offers advice on how runners can address injuries.

Loyola University Maryland receives $1.75 million gift
Sep 19 2013
Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore announced Sept. 19 that it has received a $1.75 million gift, one of the largest program-specific gifts in the institution’s history.

Red Hot Mamas frank – but lighthearted – about menopause
Sep 17 2013
Wearing feather boas, crimson dresses and high heels, leaders kicked off the year’s inaugural Red Hot Mamas meeting with music.

Inside Sports: Ellie Gonzalez is national-class runner at Catholic High
Sep 12 2013
Running every day is part of Catholic High student Ellie Gonzalez' routine.

St. Cecilia’s director of youth ministry goes above and beyond to aid youths
Aug 01 2013
Michael Middleton has been an inspiring presence at St. Cecilia.

Labor and delivery nurse offers advice for all new moms, royal or not
Jul 25 2013
The world got its first glimpse of Britain’s new prince July 23.

Gardening grows – and heals – the spirit
Jul 12 2013
A couple creates a healing garden at Stella Maris.

Ethicists weigh medical marijuana’s merits, burdens as laws spread
Jul 04 2013
Catholic health care ethicists say medical marijuana has potential merits and pitfalls but political and medical considerations aren’t being consistently managed from state to state as legalization spreads.