| Jun 20, 2012
UnitedHealthcare will announce Wednesday that it plans to hire 335 people in the Baltimore area as it enhances services to Medicare beneficiaries.
The jobs will support the insurers' recently acquired XLHealth division, which provides Medicare health...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:04 PM
William Richard "Billy" Goodman, a Baltimore insurance executive, died Saturday of kidney disease at his Pikesville home. He was 81.
Mr. Goodman was born in Staunton, Va., and moved with his family to a home on Linden Avenue in Reservoir Hill.
| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:09 AM
With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:41 AM
I knew that having kids would change my relationship with our pets, no matter how much I tried to avoid it. But based on the amount of time the cats have spent glaring at me lately, I think I underestimated how much it would change.
Our three cats --...
| May 3, 2012
| 10:58 AM
With the Supreme Court reviewing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there is no shortage of legal analysis to handicap the decision. But unfortunately, not enough attention has been paid to the real value this law provides to millions of American families and...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:07 AM
When you grow up taking care of other people, it's understandable that you might put taking care of yourself last on the list.
Until, of course, you absolutely have to put yourself on the list. The kidney transplant list.
A colleague, Carla Hubbard,...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:35 PM
Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame
Danny Wiseman of Baltimore, a 12-time PBA Tour winner, was elected to the PBA Hall of Fame along with Doug Kent, the Professional Bowlers Association announced Friday. They will be inducted during the Hall...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:58 AM
A popular "Downton Abbey" character died in childbirth from eclampsia in a storyline that shocked audiences. But what exactly is eclampsia, and does it kill modern-day moms?
Barbara Deller, a nurse-midwife and senior maternal and newborn health adviser...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Dr. Gary S. Hill, an internationally renowned renal pathologist and the former chief of pathology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Tuesday from lung cancer. He was 74.
Dr. Hill pioneered a new technique for biopsies of tissue, in addition...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Homeless advocates and a city councilwoman sharply criticized Monday a Rawlings-Blake administration plan to remove an encampment of about a dozen homeless people this week from under the Interstate 83 overpass in central Baltimore.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:54 PM
"Alaska," a Maryland Zoo polar bear that had been rescued from a Mexican circus a decade ago, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering from kidney failure, zoo officials said.
The female bear had been confiscated in Puerto Rico by U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Alaska, a Maryland Zoo polar bear that had been rescued from a Mexican circus a decade ago, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering kidney failure, zoo officials said.
The bear had been confiscated in Puerto Rico by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents...