| Dec 10, 2011
Dr. Sherman Samuel Robinson, a retired pediatrician who had been the athletics physician for Severna Park High School, died of cancer Monday at his Edgewater home. He was 79.
Born in Pittsfield, Mass., and raised on Staten Island, N.Y., he earned a...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:42 AM
Bowing to pressure from angry parents, the school board approved 10 major changes to the redistricting plan it was scheduled to approve, then pushed a vote on the plan back by a week. Except for the students moving to Red Pump Elementary School, the...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Dr. John Butler MacGibbon, an internal medicine specialist who treated port of Baltimore mariners, died Dec. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications of a stroke and a fall. He was 90 and lived in Original Northwood.
Born in Christchurch,...
| May 23, 2011
The federal health care reform law establishes a new body, called the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), responsible for enforcing the annual spending cap in Medicare. The IPAB will consist of 15 presidential appointees and will start making...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Dr. Frederick Joseph Hatem, a retired Havre de Grace obstetrician who delivered thousands of babies in Harford and Cecil counties during his four-decade career, including baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., died June 6 of heart failure at Harford...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 11:40 AM
Patricia Artimovich survived a life-threatening disease, thanks, she says, to the Johns Hopkins Avon Breast Cancer Center and to the healing power of horses.
Next weekend, horses and their riders will help her raise funds for the hospital and its...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Dr. Constance A. "Connie" Griffin, an internationally known pancreatic cancer researcher who led the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Cytogenetics Core and was director of the Pathology Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, died Jan. 8 of pancreatic...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:22 PM
State health officials released an ambitious plan Tuesday to reduce cancer deaths, using the latest strategies to prevent, detect and treat the disease — and save the lives of an additional 1,200 Marylanders a year.
"Our goal in Maryland is to have...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Commitment seems to come naturally to Anne Arundel County resident R. Kent Schwab.
As a Boy Scout he completed his Eagle Scout requirements before he was 15. He joined his high school newspaper and eventually became editor. And when he joined a...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Some Ravens fans probably wanted to cry like babies when their team lost Sunday's playoff game against the New England Patriots.
But one Baltimore baby had reason to smile after the game, even though she's too young to realize it yet.
Shaina and Gershom...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:45 AM
At a time when physicians and policymakers alike are being asked to reduce health care costs without sacrificing quality care, it's crucial that we unleash the enormous potential for savings that could come from exciting new advances in health information...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Since becoming a part of the University of Maryland Medical System three years ago, Upper Chesapeake Health has attracted new doctors, broken ground on a new $60 million cancer center and won over patients who once left Harford County for care.