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  • St. Joseph Medical Center: A Catholic tradition of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence

    St. Joseph Medical Center: A Catholic tradition of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence
    Several times each year, patients suffering from rheumatic fever come to a Baltimore-area hospital for open heart surgery to repair their damaged hearts. They receive world-class medical care at no cost to them, and they and their traveling companions are...
  • Dr. John B. MacGibbon, treated mariners at port of Baltimore

    Dr. John B. MacGibbon, treated mariners at port of Baltimore
    Dr. John Butler MacGibbon, an internal medicine specialist who treated port of Baltimore mariners, died Dec. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications of a stroke and a fall. He was 90 and lived in Original Northwood. Born in Christchurch,...
  • On medical marijuana, Maryland should go slow

    On medical marijuana, Maryland should go slow
    With any new medical treatment, the primary consideration for doctors is the evidence — how effective is it, what are the side effects, what are the indications, what is the appropriate dose, and so on. That should go for lawmakers and regulators,...
  • Mentally ill people shouldn't have to commit a crime in order to get treatment

    It was gratifying that The Sun endorsed Dr. David S. Helsel, the new CEO at the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, as "the right man to lead the institution on the long road to emotional recovery" ("Healing Perkins," Nov. 27). Yet I was stunned to...
  • Hopkins, Lockheed aim to modernize the ICU

    Hopkins, Lockheed aim to modernize the ICU
    Johns Hopkins intensive care nurse Nelly E. Lopez spends so much of her workday monitoring patient distress alarms that she sometimes hears phantom beeps even when she is no longer on the job. Hopkins doctors say Lopez's "alarm fatigue" shows what is...
  • Riley William Davis

    Riley William Davis
    Riley William Davis, whose sunny personality and quick wit sustained him and his family through his four-year battle with leukemia, died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. He was 13. Diagnosed with cancer at 9, Riley's life was turned upside...
  • Catonsville native's Peace Corps service means holidays away from home

    Catonsville native's Peace Corps service means holidays away from home
    At about 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, as Brian Holler walked down a dirt road in a small village in Turkmenistan, a heavy, rumbling noise made him pause for a second during the long-distance phone conversation he was having with a reporter. "I'm walking...
  • Hoping for a new year of helping others

    I decided to cheat a little for this column and scrounged up something I wrote a long time ago (but never published!). This is from one Christmas Eve that I spent doing a volunteer activity with Pittsburgh's Jewish Federation. I was working as an...
  • Baltimore has fewer than 200 killings for first time in decades

    Baltimore has fewer than 200 killings for first time in decades
    The annual number of killings in Baltimore has fallen below 200 for the first time in more than three decades, a symbolic threshold that seemed elusive for a crime-weary city just four years ago. As a new year begins, city officials say the decline is...
  • Harriette D. Holway, dietitian

    Harriette D. Holway, a former dietitian who was an active member of Catonsville Presbyterian Church, died Dec. 15 of cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. She was 85. The daughter of a grocer and an educator, Harriette Dean was born and raised...
  • Marriottsville humanitarian hopes for change in North Korea

    Marriottsville humanitarian hopes for change in North Korea
    He was born into freedom in Pusan, South Korea, 60 years ago. Still, Jong C. Jang of Marriottsville spent much of his boyhood hearing his father, Ok Kyun Jang, rhapsodize about growing up in a place about 350 miles to the north. Families were close-...
  • St. Joseph Medical Center's future unclear

    St. Joseph Medical Center's future unclear
    When a star cardiologist at St. Joseph Medical Center was accused of performing hundreds of unnecessary medical procedures in 2009, it changed the course of the Towson hospital and now raises questions about its future. St. Joseph plans to narrow its...