| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Dr. Drexel M. "Drex" Johnston, a retired Bel Air dentist and World War II pilot who was a lifelong aviation enthusiast, died July 6 of complications from a stroke at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. He was 91.
"Drex was a true Renaissance man, bon...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Joseph F. Williams, a retired Timonium dentist who was known for his generosity in not charging patients, died Monday of respiratory failure at Sinai Hospital. He was 83.
Joseph Francis Williams was born and raised in Waterbury, Conn., where he graduated...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:37 PM
One in a series of occasional articles.
Hearses enter the six-story building in West Baltimore through garage doors that snap open and shut quickly, to keep business discreet.
Researchers who work across from the $43 million Forensic Medical Center...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:42 PM
There were no bouncing balls or athletes hurriedly pacing the facilities floor in the gym at St. Vincent Pallotti High School this past Friday and Saturday. The sports arena had been transformed into a 53-chair dental facility. While the first day's count...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Emblazoned over Broadway are the words of a mother to her son, translated from Spanish to say, "The dignity created through a rich history of efforts, sacrifice and work is, for me, a symbol of Hispanic pride."
The message, conveyed in a mural...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Winning a $1.6 million federal grant to buy a robotic system to store 1 million blood, urine and tissue samples was easy compared to finding space for it at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
The "monster" machine, to be known as the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Robert Taylor says problems with alcohol cost him his job as a city laborer four years ago. He quit drinking, but without a permanent source of income or place to stay, it's been difficult for him to get back on his feet.
He's held a few odd jobs, but...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:00 AM
When it first opened its doors in 1978, Chase Brexton was a small operation of volunteers started to address the new AIDS epidemic and its effect on gay men, the population most hit at the time by the disease.
The organization has since grown into one...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:35 AM
A 2007 Maryland law expanding the state's Medicaid program, along with job losses during the recession, has put Maryland near the front of a national trend where the number of people on public health care coverage has increased while the number on private...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Much of the attention over what changes federal health reform will bring has focused on doctor visits and hospital stays. But what about dental care?
Tequila Terry, director of plan and partner management for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange,...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The mother of a Howard County teenager who died after dental surgery wants to see all pediatric dental procedures that use general anesthesia take place in hospitals someday.
But for now, Cathy Garger hopes to shed light on dangers surrounding routine...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Hello rose lovers and welcome to Season 9 of The Bachelorette! It’s been a long 77 days for us 'Bachelor' fans, but I am back and ready to bring you the play-by-play as we follow Desiree on her second chance at love, which is sure to be filled with...