| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:57 PM
A man entered Johns Hopkins Hospital with a gun early Tuesday morning and is believed to have fatally shot himself inside an emergency room bathroom, an incident that came days after the medical center held a national symposium on safety inside hospitals....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Heavy wet snow, like the kind that is on the ground now in the Baltimore region, can be a major threat to a person’s heart, according to local and national health officials.
The American Heart Association says most people will not have any ill...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:57 PM
For Anne Efron, this Valentine's Day is about more than boxes of chocolate and long-stemmed roses. This year, the holiday is truly a celebration of the heart. The one that's beating in her chest.
In late January of last year, Efron, a project...
| Feb 19, 2014
Mary Jane Trolinger, a retired registered nurse who was one of the original staffers of Johns Hopkins Hospital's Columbia Medical Plan, died Friday of pneumonia at her Ellicott City home. She was 89.
The daughter of a newspaper advertising salesman...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:59 AM
An 8-year-old boy walking home from school was killed Wednesday when an East Baltimore rowhouse that neighbors said exploded caught fire, sending rubble into the street and plumes of thick, black smoke over the area.
Three other people, including two...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Thanks for your recent editorial supporting a ban on indoor tanning by minors ("Ban the booth," Jan. 20).
As a melanoma survivor, I know the pain and uncertainty of going through treatment for that illness. My melanoma was probably caused by years of...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:01 AM
At dawn in the spring and fall, Lynne Parks walks through the streets downtown, gathering the bodies of birds.
Hermit thrushes. Common yellowthroats. Rose-breasted grosbeaks whose markings give them the appearance of being streaked with blood.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:02 PM
A 9-year old girl was listed in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle in Edgewood on Sunday afternoon, police and fire officials said.
The girl was later identified by the Maryland State Police as Summer Gregory.
First responders from the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Gregory P. Kane, a former Baltimore Sun columnist known for his perceptive observations, died of cancer Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 62.
"He challenged a lot of traditional political thought in the African-American community," said...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Dr. Anatol H. "Harry" Oleynick, a retired neurologist who taught for half a century at the University of Maryland Medical School, died Feb. 19 of cancer at the Veterans Administration Hospital on Loch Raven Boulevard in Northeast Baltimore. The former...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:46 AM
As a melanoma survivor, I know the pain and uncertainty of going through treatment. My melanoma was probably caused by years of being outdoors as a kid before sunscreen was invented. I am grateful for the treatment I received at Johns Hopkins Hospital...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Two men were injured in separate shootings in Baltimore Saturday, police said.
In the first, a man was shot in the leg in the 2200 block of Jefferson St., in an area east of Johns Hopkins Hospital, around 3 p.m, police said. He was taken to an area...