| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:15 PM
As children, our parents take us to the doctor every year, like clockwork.
As we get older, regular checkups often fall by the wayside. But they shouldn't. For adults, checkups, preventative screenings and vaccinations are vital to living healthy,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:38 PM
That a batch of tainted vials from a single company could put thousands of people across the country at risk for a deadly form of meningitis is a sign the system for regulating pharmacies that mix drug compounds and ship them nationwide needs to be...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Update: Hopkins said outpatient services at Johns Hopkins Hospital, including those at satellite offices, wiill be closed Tuesday.
Area hopsitals continued to care for the sick Monday, despite a storm roaring outside.
Doctors were performing...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Adam D. Cockey Jr., a leader in the Baltimore-area real estate industry who had headed a Roland Park brokerage, died Oct. 30 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from a fall he suffered last month while on vacation in Phoenix, Ariz. He was...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Milton B. Sachse, a former trailer company executive who later was chairman of the board of the Association of Maryland Pilots, died Friday of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Lutherville resident was 92.
Milton Boyd Sachse was born and...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:18 PM
Dr. Daniel C.W. "D.C." Finney, a retired Baltimore surgeon and World War II veteran, died Monday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 88.
Dr. Daniel Clarke Wharton Finney — who was known as "D.C." ...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Barbara A. Hall, a former secretary who was a longtime volunteer at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Sunday of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 92.
The daughter of a high school principal and a homemaker, the former Barbara Abbott...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:24 PM
A Cockeysville woman was charged in her mother's January death after authorities found the 91-year-old woman on a toilet, where she had been left for two days.
A Baltimore County grand jury on Aug. 15 indicted Sharon Caslow, 65, for manslaughter for...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Baltimore County's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the January death of a 91-year-old woman from Cockeysville a homicide — and as a result, her daughter has been indicted for manslaughter.
Police said that on Jan. 17, at 3:33 p.m.,...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Dr. Howard S. Williams, a former staff physician at Father Martin's Ashley, a Harford County alcohol and substance abuse treatment center, died May 20 of meningoencephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice in...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:24 PM
For years, the PSA test has been the standard method for early detection of prostate cancer, which strikes one in six men.
But recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federal advisory panel, said the test that checks for prostate-specific...