Health

APBD: It’s yet another rare disease affecting Ashkenazi Jews

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David Epstein went to his doctor in 1997 to find out why he was going to the bathroom so frequently and what was causing...

Howard Theatre gala aims to mend children’s hearts

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More than 200 people gathered at Howard Theatre Sunday night to raise money for a new pediatric hospital in Israel and be entertained by...

Shaving for children battling cancer

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Thirty people went under the razor, losing their locks in a show of support for children fighting cancer at the third Be Brave and...

Carlyle Group co-founder earmarks $15 million for Hopkins hearing center

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David Rubenstein, the son of a Baltimore postal worker who now lives in Bethesda, has donated $15 million to the Johns Hopkins University School...

CDC targets Jewish community in breast cancer awareness push

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Cara Scharf knew her mother and grandmother had died from cancer when they were young, but it didn’t occur to her that this family...

Maryland moves to expand midwifery care

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When Naomi Gottlieb-Miller became pregnant, she knew she wanted to deliver her firstborn at home. “I was pretty sure I didn’t want to have my...

Don’t touch

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As the world snaps up new apps and games for smart phones, people who can’t type on a keyboard or use a touch screen...

Autism center in Israel to bring together multi-disciplinary expertise

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Hadassah Medical Center have joined to create a $75 million autism center. “Our goal in establishing the Autism...

Cancer survivor rides on

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Jason Mendelsohn was taking a written exam on financial securities for his career when he “put my hand on my face to ponder a...

Listen to the music …

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  While driving to work, “Eternal Flames” by the Bangles comes on the radio and the next thing I know, I am back on a...