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  • North Laurel's Eaton enters delegate race in District 13

    North Laurel's Eaton enters delegate race in District 13
    The way Danny Eaton talks about politics is a bit like the way he explains the distinction between novel and memoir when discussing the book he's writing: "We are the sum total of all the parts of our life, so it's hard to write anything without having...
  • Medicare cuts for dialysis would be disastrous for people with kidney disease

    Medicare cuts for dialysis would be disastrous for people with kidney disease
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing a 10 percent cut to the Medicare payment for dialysis — a proposed reduction that is ill-advised, to say the least ("Medicare cuts hit dialysis hard," July 15). Dangerous would be a...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Perry Hall MSSA Monday, Sept. 23: The regular monthly meeting of the Perry Hall chapter of Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Gunpowder Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10067 at 6309 Ebenezer Road. Visitors are welcome....
  • 'Fate,' kidney donation program help Maryland family

    'Fate,' kidney donation program help Maryland family
    Julie Stitt begged her husband for years to let her donate her kidney as he spent nearly a decade in dialysis, through two failed transplants. Last year, he relented. It was a difficult decision. Her husband, Chuck, didn't want her to make the sacrifice....
  • 'Field of dreams ... without the corn'

    'Field of dreams ... without the corn'
    The ball leaps off the bat, kicks up dust and bounds toward right field, a sure hit. Tom Coffin reckons not. The second baseman glides left, gloves the ball cleanly and throws the runner out. Coffin's teammates on the Colt .45s explode. "Woo-hoo!"...
  • Catonsville man to descend from hotel to raise money for National Kidney Foundation of Maryland

    Catonsville man to descend from hotel to raise money for National Kidney Foundation of Maryland
    A fear of heights usually keeps Billy Stapleton grounded. Only once in the past dozen years has the Catonsville resident ever flown on an airplane and that caused the same reaction he usually has when he confronts his fear: his body temperature rose...
  • Freedom for dialysis patients

    On Tuesday, I'm lucky to be speaking at Home Dialyzors United's third-annual meet up and conference in Baltimore. As an end stage renal disease patient currently doing home hemodialysis treatment, this is an issue I am passionate about. And, mostly...
  • Smith Island kidney patient waiting on a new 'gift of life'

    Smith Island kidney patient waiting on a new 'gift of life'
    Joan Corbin's day is governed by the humming box in the alcove off her living room. For nearly an hour in the afternoon and nine hours at night, the Smith Island resident must tether herself to a suitcase-sized dialysis machine to get rid of the waste...
  • Patrick J. Mongeon, construction superintendent

    Patrick J. Mongeon, construction superintendent
    Patrick J. Mongeon, a retired construction superintendent and Vietnam veteran, died Oct. 20 from kidney failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was 60. Mr. Mongeon was born in Baltimore and raised on Marshall Street. After graduating in...
  • Former Orioles executive Jim Duquette to donate kidney to daughter

    Former Orioles executive Jim Duquette to donate kidney to daughter
    The problems of a 10-year-old sound something like this. "Can I pleeeaaase have an email account?" pleads Lindsey Duquette, jumping up and down in front of her mom, Pam Duquette, in the family kitchen in Sparks. "All my friends have email." It's...
  • City pays $500,000 to settle suit over grandfather's arrest, beating

    Baltimore's spending panel agreed on Wednesday to pay $500,000 to two grandparents after police arrested them on dubious charges of kidnapping their own grandson — and the grandfather was severely beaten in the city's Central Booking and Intake...
  • Tips for hydration during summer heat

    Tips for hydration during summer heat
    With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...