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A Local Oncology Expert Explains Why Adolescents Should Get the HPV Vaccine

Vaccinations have long been used to minimize the risk of developing specific viruses. More recently, researchers have begun focusing on developing vaccines to prevent cancer. The HPV vaccine, approved by the Food and Drug Administration about a decade ago, is one such exciting development that has resulted from these efforts. …

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Happy Birthday Margret Rey! Each month, we celebrate a birthday of literary significance.

Creator of the beloved Curious George series, the German-born American writer and illustrator Margret Rey was born on May 16, 1906. The creation of the mischievous monkey for which Rey became famous began almost accidentally, when her husband Hans wrote a children’s book, “Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys,” containing …

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Congratulations, Claire! Claire is our latest Baltimore's Child of the Month. Read about her here.

Age: 17 School: Homeschooled Grade: Senior in high school, and dual-enrolled in CCBC Hobbies: Making robotics, horseback riding, hanging out with her cats Claire Smith used to look over the shoulders of her two brothers—she’s a triplet—and watch as they dabbled in computer science pursuits. Two years ago, she decided …

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game These fun books are the next best thing to being on the field.

Spring sports are in full swing! Whether you’re a tried-and-true Orioles fan, a talented tennis player or a lacrosse lover, there’s nothing better than starting up a new season. Even if you’re not athletically inclined, sports can make for some seriously great stories. Suit up for these riveting reads, courtesy …

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