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  • Mary E. Mormann, homemaker

    Mary E. Mormann, a homemaker who worked in her husband's antiques business, died Sunday of complications from heart disease and diabetes at St. Joachim House in Southwest Baltimore. She was 88. The daughter of farmers, Mary Ellen Towler was born in Java,...
  • For better health at lower cost, fix Maryland's Medicare waiver

    We live in a time of great change in terms of our medical care: how we access it, how it is coordinated, and who pays for it. The change we face in health care is kind of like going back to the future; like the house calls of old, more health and long-...
  • Ban on patenting DNA cheers researchers

    Ban on patenting DNA cheers researchers
    Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients. In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
  • Invest wisely in early childhood

    Invest wisely in early childhood
    As we struggle through the fifth year of recession, facing budget cuts, austerity and now the sequester, it may be a good time to re-evaluate our national priorities. Last year, the Reach Out and Read program that distributes books to low-income...
  • 300 Baltimore medical students learn their professional fate on 'Match Day'

    300 Baltimore medical students learn their professional fate on 'Match Day'
    Vernissia Tam gulped down half a glass of champagne at noon Friday and prepared to scream. She was about to find out what kind of doctor she would become, and where she would train. "No peeking," a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine official...
  • Dennis W. Kreiner, bank executive

    Dennis W. Kreiner, bank executive
    Dennis W. Kreiner, a former Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co. senior vice president, died of complications from diabetes Monday at his home in Phoenix, Baltimore County. He was 66. Born in Baltimore, he spent his early childhood in the Latrobe...
  • Arbutus volunteers among units responding to train derailment in Lansdowne

    Among the 81 calls for medical and fire-rescue service the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received during the period June 2-9 were the following: Hammonds Ferry Road at Railway Avenue, 7:58 p.m. June 7. Crews from the Lansdowne, Arbutus, English...
  • Dr. William R. Law, physician

    Dr. William R. Law, physician
    Dr. William R. Law, a retired Baltimore internist whose career at Bon Secours Hospital spanned more than three decades, died Feb. 20 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime West Towson resident was 77. The son of an electrical engineer and a...
  • March is here, can spring be far behind?

    March is here! We saw our first robins last week. Ducks and geese were on the pond. Spring surely must not be far away! The Aberdeen Senior Center is gearing up for an active new season. On Monday, March 4, spring registration began. On April 1, spring...
  • Summertime events plentiful at Aberdeen Senior Center [Aberdeen]

    Here it is June, and summer is just a week or so away! Aberdeen is getting into summer programs and concerts, classes, and lots to do. At the Aberdeen Senior Center, today is the first Friday of the month and the Men's Discussion group is meeting from...
  • Giant Food introduces prescription savings card

    Giant Food introduces prescription savings card
    Giant Food has launched a prescription card that’s good for discounts on prescriptions and other health-related products. The grocer’s Prescription Savings Card is not an insurance plan. But customers who pay a $10 enrollment fee to sign...
  • Glaxo anti-cancer cocktail gets regulatory approval

    Glaxo anti-cancer cocktail gets regulatory approval
    After her melanoma, Cheryl Stratos is mostly back to a normal life, running a business and driving her teenage son to weekend events, but there are reminders that it could all come back: The sores all over her body, the high fevers, the hair loss --...