| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:04 PM
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.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:15 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:15 AM
On July 1, Medicare proposed a dramatic and disappointing reduction in dialysis payment rates that could jeopardize local dialysis care. As a dialysis professional I am responsible for some of the sickest and most vulnerable patients in Maryland, those...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Jan Chapin, a social worker who enjoyed the arts and sports, died March 14 from metastatic melanoma at her Cockeysville home. She was 65.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, the former Elizabeth Jan Iaderosa, who was known as Jan,...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:38 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:04 AM
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...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:35 PM
Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame
Danny Wiseman of Baltimore, a 12-time PBA Tour winner, was elected to the PBA Hall of Fame along with Doug Kent, the Professional Bowlers Association announced Friday. They will be inducted during the Hall...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:21 PM
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...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:09 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:07 AM
When you grow up taking care of other people, it's understandable that you might put taking care of yourself last on the list.
Until, of course, you absolutely have to put yourself on the list. The kidney transplant list.
A colleague, Carla Hubbard,...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:24 PM
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...