Health and Fitness

Opioids Make Pain Worse for Sickle-Cell Patients, Hopkins Study Says

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 24, 2016 9:40am

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As the national opioid epidemic continues to claim thousands of lives every year, doctors are increasingly questioning the value and efficacy of using this category of drugs to treat chronic pain–and finding that, in some cases, they actually make pain worse. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Sorry, Newscasters, Baltimore Didn’t Burn Down Yesterday

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 24, 2016 8:55am

Photo via @ByLynhBui

Photo via @ByLynhBui

In the days leading up to Caesar Goodson’s acquittal in the death of Freddie Gray, various sources reported that Baltimore was “bracing for an explosive reaction.”  Read More →

Culture

Baltimore Fave Anne Tyler Publishes New Novel This Week

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 9:25am

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Anne Tyler’s newest novel, Vinegar Girl, retells the story of The Taming of the Shrew–which just happens to be, as Tyler told the Washington Post, her least favorite Shakespeare play.

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Featured, Lifeline

Maryland Democrats Join Gun Control Sit-In in Congress

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 8:12am

Rep. Donna Edwards with a sign bearing the name of a victim of gun violence, and a blanket for her sleepover on the House floor. Photo via @isabelalbee

Rep. Donna Edwards with a sign bearing the name of a victim of gun violence, and a blanket for her sleepover on the House floor. Photo via @isabelalbee

Yesterday, civil rights leader (and congressman) John Lewis led House Democrats in an act of old-fashioned protest: a sit-in. Read More →

Lifeline

Supreme Court Decision Is (Probably) Good News for Gun Control in Maryland

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 9:07am

Photo via Wikipedia

Photo via Wikipedia

Maryland has some of the toughest gun laws in the country, including a ban on assault weapons. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Tornado Touches Down in Howard County

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 8:52am

Photo via @nbcwashington

Photo via @nbcwashington

The weather yesterday was crazy. Really crazy.

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Featured, Money & Power, Real Estate & Home

Kevin Plank’s Port Covington Under National Scrutiny

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 9:55am

Park Rendering, Port Covington

Park Rendering, Port Covington

When Sagamore Development, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank’s development arm, first announced its plans to build what’s essentially an entirely new neighborhood surrounding the future Under Armour headquarters, response around town was largely ecstatic. Read More →

Bolton Hill, Culture, Featured

Confess Your Secrets at MICA Today

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 9:36am

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It’s not always easy to tell the truth.  Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Ravens Tackle Adopts “Not-So-Adoptable” Dog

1 Written by: | Monday, Jun 20, 2016 9:58am

Photo via BARCS

Photo via BARCS

Let’s say you’re in the market for a dog. No one would blame you for seeking out the cutest one you could find–probably an adorably bouncy puppy who’s extremely excited about life. But that’s exactly what Ravens offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley didn’t do.

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Food & Drink

Baltimore’s Best Wine Restaurants

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 20, 2016 9:44am

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Every year, Wine Enthusiast scours the country for the restaurants that do the best job with their wine lists. This year, two Baltimore restaurants made the cut–and, to be honest, both are excellent choices. Read More →

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