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  • Dr. William R. Bell, Hopkins hematologist

    Dr. William R. Bell, Hopkins hematologist
    Dr. William R. Bell, an internationally known Johns Hopkins hematologist who conducted research into bleeding and clotting disorders, died Oct. 4 of complications from a blood clot at his Roland Park home. He was 78. "Bill was one of the premier...
  • Maryland's Obamacare health exchange hit with problems

    Maryland's Obamacare health exchange hit with problems
    As the nation prepared for the launch of federal health reforms, Maryland was lauded as a leader in adopting the president's signature program. Obama used a community college in Maryland as a backdrop to promote his plan — and to praise Maryland...
  • David E. Carey and Yolanda L. Curtin appointed to Harford Court judgeships

    David E. Carey and Yolanda L. Curtin appointed to Harford Court judgeships
    Two new judges will be ruling on the benches in Harford County as Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed David E. Carey and Yolanda L. Curtin to judgeships on Thursday. "I am pleased to appoint such an accomplished and diverse group of candidates," O'Malley said...
  • Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer

    Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer
    Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70. "Throughout...
  • Better care, not euthanasia, should be the goal of end-of-life treatment

    I was dismayed to read Catherine Weber's letter calling for right-to-die legislation ("Right-to-die legislation needed in Maryland," July 1). I am opposed to physician-assisted suicide not only in Maryland but throughout America. Hospice and...
  • Westport murder victim identified as father of top basketball recruit

    Westport murder victim identified as father of top basketball recruit
    The 38-year-old man fatally shot over the weekend in South Baltimore's Westport neighborhood was the father of one of the top girls basketball recruits in the country, friends said. Freddie King was an avid supporter of daughter Tyshell's basketball...
  • New members welcomed to school board

    Thomas Fitzpatrick and Panashe Mutombo were welcomed to the Harford County Board of Education Monday during their official first meeting. Fitzpatrick was sworn into his new position as the Havre de Grace representative on the board earlier that afternoon...
  • Decline in circumcisions costing health care system billions, study finds

    Decline in circumcisions costing health care system billions, study finds
    A 20-year decline in male circumcision has cost the country $2 billion in medical costs that could have been prevented, Johns Hopkins researchers say in a study released Monday. In what is believed to be the first look at the economic impact of male...
  • Barbara Piper, Hopkins employee

    Barbara Piper, Hopkins employee
    Barbara "Babs" Piper, a former administrative assistant at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Wednesday of complications from acute bipolar disorder at her Rodgers Forge home. She was 63. Born Barbara Ann Jensen in Baltimore, she was...
  • Outlook changing for PSA screening

    Outlook changing for PSA screening
    For nearly a quarter-century, doctors have ordered annual PSA tests for men of a certain age to screen for prostate cancer, despite a lack of evidence that its benefits outweigh the risks — especially when tiny, slow-growing tumors were detected....
  • St. Mary's a great college choice

    St. Mary's a great college choice
    I cannot blame Anne Neal for her rage at St. Mary's College of Maryland ("Cautionary campus tale," May 30). If I had paid for an education at Harvard University and graduated without a basic ability to read, I would also be overcome with directionless...
  • Baltimore Messenger female athlete of the year aggressive and animated

    Baltimore Messenger female athlete of the year aggressive and animated
    Bryn Mawr's Kate Snouffer's unique approach to athletics is the key to her success. For the senior three-sport star, going full throttle on every play is required. "Kate Snouffer is one of the toughest competitors the Bryn Mawr soccer program has ever...