Dubbed the "Daredevil Granny" by the national media, Susie Mann has chosen a "bucket list" over cancer treatment.
In September, 79-year-old Timonium resident Susie Mann fulfilled a lifelong dream to go skydiving. Despite severe nausea leading up to the moment of her descent, Mann took the plunge from a plane at...
Acupuncture helps addicts on the road to recovery.
At 9:30 on a recent Friday morning, two dozen men and women walk up the stairs of a nondescript gray building in the 2400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. Taking seats among the two circles of folding...
Sen. Ben Cardin joins doctors, nurses, public-policy experts, and leaders of Maryland's health industry in our offices to discuss how the battle in Washington will affect the region.
Baltimore magazine: Senator, can you start by giving us an update on the status of the health-care reform debate in Washington?
Sen. Cardin: I think you're going to see significant...
Our prescription for the region's best physicians in 76 specialties.
This year, as we prepared our annual survey of the region’s best doctors, more Americans have been thinking about health care than at any time in recent history. The debate over health-care reform...
A University of Maryland doc unravels the mystery of an Indonesian villager's bark-like skin.
Two-and-a-half years after University of Maryland Medical Center Chief of Dermatology Anthony Gaspari first laid eyes on an Indonesian villager named Dede, the doctor is still trying to solve the...
How Sinai learned to compete with the city's elite hospitals.
In early 2006, Hartford, CT accountant John Richards began to have trouble hearing out of his left ear. His doctor recommended an MRI which revealed a marble-sized tumor near the base of his brain,...
A peek inside the lives of first-year doctors.
Victoria Saah Giffi furiously scribbles patient information on a notepad, like a waitress taking breakfast orders during the morning rush.
Sitting in the large atrium at the University of Maryland...
As he reflects on his extraordinary career, Dr. Ben Carson is now willing to open his house--and his life story--to the public.
Lacena "Candy" Carson wanders around the basement family room of her Georgian-style, Baltimore County estate—hammer in hand—performing an extremely familiar task: She's tacking up plaques and prizes...
Spas promise to restore our youth with gold, chocolate, and yams. But do these "miracle" treatments really work?
We've been on a quest throughout history for places that offer restorative powers. From Roman baths to hot springs and even the proverbial fountain of youth, we've always sought the ultimate source...
While others discarded DNA clues in rape cases before a database existed, this pathologist saw the future.
Thirty years ago, police had few investigative tools for tracking down the perpetrators of sexual assaults, particularly stranger rapes when a victim may never see her assailant's face. So when a...