| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Patricia Dixon Johnson, a retired teacher and educational volunteer, died of heart failure Monday at Roland Park Place. She was 90 and had lived in Phoenix in Baltimore County.
Born Patricia Mary Coles in Seattle, she was the daughter of Norman E. Coles,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Every working breastfeeding mother has had it happen at least once: You're on a break, ready to pump, when you discover you forgot a crucial piece of equipment.
Maybe it's a valve, a piece of tubing or a storage bag. You find yourself wondering if...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Peter Winkenwerder, a retired financial consultant and Baltimore County farmer, was killed June 6 in an automobile accident on Greenspring Avenue in Owings Mills. He was 73.
Mr. Winkenwerder was taken to Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:55 AM
As physicians in training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, we are deeply concerned about the consequences that Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. will have on our ability to provide comprehensive, quality health care to our patients. Under the Hobby Lobby...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Three people stood in the basement of a Westport home before 4 a.m. Wednesday to film a stunt in which they planned to test a bulletproof vest. Darnell Mitchell put it on, looked into a video camera and proclaimed himself ready to take "deuce deuce in the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report is out with its eighth annual ranking of the Best Children's Hospitals, and Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is ranked 10th overall.
The Baltimore hospital got high scores in most treatment categories: 14th in cancer;...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Priscilla G. Teeter, a registered nurse who later became an administrator with the Carroll County Health Department, died May 30 of brain cancer at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. She was 85.
The daughter of James Harvey Gray, an electrical...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The labor union representing service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital has given the medical institution notice that employees are prepared to strike next week if negotiations over wages remain deadlocked.
The notice issued by the 1199 SEIU United...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:38 PM
City officials agreed Wednesday to pay $50,000 to the family of a City College student whose teacher struck her in the face with a chair, breaking the girl's nose.
The payment settles a $150,000 suit filed by a Baltimore man named Harry Singleton in...
| Jul 15, 2014
Johns Hopkins, for decades ranked the best hospital in the country, has been through this before. Two years ago, it fell to No. 2 in the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings, regaining the top spot last year.
But No. 3?
"What a disaster!" said...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Toni L. Killefer, a former preschool teacher who mentored cancer patients and participated in breast cancer research, died Monday of metastatic breast cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 49.
"I took care of Toni for a number of years, and she had her...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Steven S. Hsiao, a Johns Hopkins scientist who studied how the brain perceives the shape, size and texture of three-dimensional objects, died of lung cancer June 16 at Hopkins Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 59.
"Steve has been a defining...