| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Nancy H. Suerth, former owner of a commercial cleaning and janitorial services company who later established a casting and talent agency, died Dec. 8 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Edgewood...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:00 PM
A new study from Johns Hopkins shows that commonly used blood pressure drugs can prevent the most serious smoking-related lung damage in those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the nation's third leading cause of death.
The study involved...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:04 PM
When race fans roll into town for the Baltimore Grand Prix this weekend, they can expect to find the Inner Harbor course lined with more than 1,200 recycling bins, and their drinks will be served in cups made of biodegradable corn instead of plastic.
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Wilbur O. Miller, a career Army officer who fought in World War II and Korea, died Aug. 6 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville.
He was 95.
Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1934 graduate of Polytechnic...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 8:58 PM
Helen H. Fingles, former assistant manager of a University Parkway apartment building, died Aug. 14 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at her Ocean City home.
The Mercy Ridge Retirement Community resident was 81.
The daughter of a construction...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Charles Alego "Charlie" Wilson Jr., retired owner of a Baltimore stationery company, died Tuesday from complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Easton home.
The former Stevenson resident was 91.
Mr. Wilson was born in Baltimore...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Hazel E. Melchior, a retired registered nurse and avid reader, died Aug. 18 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
She was 88.
The daughter of a postal worker and a homemaker, Hazel E. Bready was born and raised in...
| Sep 5, 2011
In my July 7 column, "Sharing learning opportunities has come full circle," I mentioned that I couldn't fit into that column all the information I had learned at the Maryland Gerontological Association's spring conference. One of the topics I didn't...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 7:47 PM
Linda Flaherty has been teaching at Mayo Elementary School in Edgewater for so long that she says her first students are now approaching their mid-50s. She was hired out of college in 1967, when Lyndon B. Johnson was president and the first Super Bowl was...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:41 PM
Harford County is fairly healthy, though more than 60 percent of its adults and children are classified as either overweight or obese, a rate that has tripled since 1996, according to the health department.
Harford also ranks worse than the rest of the...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:22 PM
W. Thomas Barnes, retired chief financial officer of Johns Hopkins Hospital whose charitable interests included many Baltimore nonprofits, died Jan. 17 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville....
| Mar 1, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Clinton Fisk Wells Jr., a retired U.S. Department of Agriculture statistician and World War II veteran, died Saturday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Oak Crest Village retirement community home.
He was 88.
Born in San Jose, Calif., Mr....