| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Dr. Theodore Houk's condition after being struck by a car on North Charles Street on Thursday was upgraded from critical to serious over the weekend, according to a Maryland Shock Trauma Center spokeswoman.
Houk, 50, is well-known for jogging 5.5...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:05 AM
A webpage updated by the family of Dr. Theodore Houk of Lutherville has detailed the injuries suffered when the doctor was hit by a car on his run to work last week, and reported "excellent progress" as of Tuesday evening.
A spokesman for Greater...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:12 PM
When retired Master Sgt. Sheryl A. Webb left the U.S. Army in 1997, she was scarcely aware of services that U.S. Veterans Administration hospitals offered specifically for women.
That was well before women became the fastest growing demographic group...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:16 PM
The Orioles' team doctor, William H. Goldiner, tended to orange-clad ballplayers at the same time as he diagnosed thousands of blue-collar workers with asbestos-related illnesses whose cases were taken up by prominent lawyer and team owner Peter G....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Bang Bang Mongolian Grill is closed in Canton, but one of the partners in the franchise operation plans to reopen the location as an independent restaurant named Soyombo Mongolian Grill.
Opened in February 2012 in the Can Company, the Canton location...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Dr. Henry V. "Harry" Chase, a retired internist who served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War, died June 9 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Somerford Place, a Frederick assisted-living facility. He was 90.
The son of Harry...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I am a member of the baby oil generation. Half a century ago, we spent our summers at the pool, slick with a kind of fluid magnifying glass that turned our skin red, then brown.
You wouldn't have been caught dead without a suntan back in the day. And...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Time magazine reports that vegetarians live longer than their meat-chomping friends.
Meanwhile, a six-year study of 70,000 Seventh-Day Adventists, published in the current issue of the American Medical Association's Journal of Internal Medicine, found...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:25 PM
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...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:42 PM
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...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Fanya O'Donoghue had just learned she was pregnant when she happened to meet a group of nurses at a social gathering. She was looking for an obstetrician, and asked them whom they would recommend.
"All six of them said, 'Dr. [Nikita] Levy,'" she...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Eric S. Christenson, of Joppa, graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine on May 17, earning a doctor of medicine. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society, and received the William Likoff, M.D. Award "for distinction in...