| Dec 6, 2012
| 10:37 AM
We had two cats, one 16 (a rescue) and one 12 (Scottish Fold). The 16-year-old cat passed away, and the 12-year-old has become very vocal and lost weight (previously overweight). I don't suspect kidney disease or pain. It is more like an attention-getting...
| Feb 16, 2013
Lisa Graff, an author who teaches children's literature at McDaniel College, can't read a map to save her life.
She's terrible at crossword puzzles, has trouble telling her left hand from her right and uses far too many exclamation points. While she was...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Whitney Swander woke before dawn three days this week to talk with people who have been sleeping on the city's streets.
That's how she met Ron — a man who has moved across the country since becoming homeless and, lately, has spent his days drinking...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 3:06 PM
Josephine D. "Josie" Davis, a dialysis patient for 36 years who continued to work for the Social Security Administration during her treatment, died Aug. 19 of kidney disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
She was 63 and lived in...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 12:00 PM
The Maryland Transportation Authority got another earful of fervent opposition to its proposed toll increases on the Susquehanna River bridges during a public hearing in Havre de Grace on Monday night.
The turnout was smaller than the pressing crowds...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 3:00 AM
As we all know, it's not necessarily what you do that matters but how you do it. In response to the Maryland General Assembly's mandate to slash an additional $40 million from this year's fiscal budget, the state's Medicaid Advisory Committee (MAC) and...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Joy Hindle cried when she found out she couldn't give one of her kidneys to her twin brother.
Then doctors gave the Bel Air woman another option: a kidney exchange, in which she would donate her kidney to a patient who needed one, and her diabetic...
| Jul 14, 2011
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland held its second annual Rappel for Kidney Health event June 18 at the Canton Crossing Tower in Downtown Baltimore's Canton community. People of all ages rappeled down the 17-story building to raise money for the...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 2:25 PM
William F. Weinstein, a retired psychology professor who was on the faculty of Catonsville Community College for more than three decades, died Sunday of heart and kidney disease at Transitions Health Care in Sykesville.
He was 75.
| Jul 19, 2011
| 7:38 AM
Temperatures in the mid-90s on Monday drove Marilyn Ramirez to the beach at Rocky Point Park, where her children splashed in the Chesapeake Bay. But they probably won't be back at week's end.
With temperatures forecast to rise to 102 degrees by Friday,...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Gene Ransom, CEO of the Maryland State Medical Society, writes in his article to the Sun ("Don't cut services first," Aug 29) that thousands of vulnerable Marylanders stand to receive inadequate, substandard health care for years to come if the state's...
| Nov 26, 2011
The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer.
Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...