| 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.
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Rather than using their day off to relax, the sisters of Laurel's Psi Epsilon Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha spent theMartin Luther King Jr.holiday doing something King would have embraced: giving back to the community.
Along with community...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Amanda Tauber weighs in on type 2...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...