| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Despite the industrial train tracks about 100 feet beyond her back fence, Laurie Weishorn's neat, tree-lined backyard in Southwest Baltimore can seem like an oasis of suburban quiet on a low-humidity summer afternoon.
After 22 years in Morrell Park,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Maria G. Zannino, a longtime Highlandtown funeral director who played a prominent role in numerous Italian social and cultural organizations, died Saturday from complications of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 80.
"Maria was so...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:55 AM
September marks Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and with prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men in the United States, the Harford County Health Department urges men to consider the facts about prostate cancer and the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:42 AM
As the Hispanic community in Baltimore boomed in the last decade, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center responded by adding health programs to meet the population's unique needs.
Now the East Baltimore center is bringing all its past efforts —...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Services for 6-year-old Teresa Bartlinski will be held at St. Mark Church in Catonsville on Friday and Saturday, the family's pastor said Tuesday.
Viewings for the child, who died Monday at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, will be held Friday...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Doctors determined that Teresa Bartlinski, the 6-year-old Catonsville girl struggling to accept a donor's heart, will be re-listed on the transplant list.
The family announced on their blog, ourplacecalledhome.blogspot.com, that Teresa will remain on...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Catonsville resident Jeff Brooks doesn't set his family's chairs out along Frederick Road days, even weeks, before the renowned annual Fourth of July parade.
Brooks, along with about 15 family members and friends, watches the parade from a piece of 30-...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
To paraphrase his own words, reader Sheldon Laskin displays stunning ignorance of the position of the Catholic Church on sex ("Pope's comments on gays are less significant than they appear," Aug. 2).
Yes, the Catholic Church insists that the sexual...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: "Well, at least you have your abortion rights"?
Why not? Maybe it's because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman's health.
But don't tell that...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Women who enter menopause before their 46th birthday are twice as likely to suffer a stroke or coronary heart disease, according to Johns Hopkins researchers.
The risk from early menopause is true no matter the ethnic or racial background of a woman, the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:48 PM
As they cradled her lifeless body Monday, Ed and Ann Bartlinski tried to picture their 6-year-old daughter on a bicycle pedaling toward heaven, to celebrate her life as a miracle, rather than see her death as a sign of unanswered prayers.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Mildred Kern, an original resident of the North Oaks Retirement Community who had worked overseas for the United Nations, died of heart disease Sunday at her home. She was six days short of turning 105.
"She was our oldest resident, and she was our...