| 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,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:55 AM
To use a baseball metaphor, former Baltimore Orioles vice president Jim Duquette will always be the Most Valuable Player in daughter Lindsey's battle to defeat Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a rare and debilitating kidney disease.
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 3:06 PM
Josephine D. "Josie" Davis, a dialysis patient for 36 years who continued to work for the Social Security Administration during her treatment, died Aug. 19 of kidney disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
She was 63 and lived in...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 12:00 PM
The Maryland Transportation Authority got another earful of fervent opposition to its proposed toll increases on the Susquehanna River bridges during a public hearing in Havre de Grace on Monday night.
The turnout was smaller than the pressing crowds...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:31 AM
Power restoration to Baltimore County homes in the wake of Hurricane Irene lagged behind the rest of the state Wednesday, as tens of thousands of residents entered a fourth evening without lights.
Large numbers of Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Too much was happening at once.
It seemed that years worth of life-altering news — some good, some tragic — was being compressed into a single, unforgettable day.
Remarkably, the thread that tied the day's events together was football.
| Nov 26, 2011
The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer.
Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 6:07 AM
Jamie Conway didn't ask for any presents this Christmas.
The 31-year-old Arbutus resident knows she will never receive a gift better than what her mother, Valerie Eigner, gave her last year.
On Dec. 23, 2010, Eigner, then 59, donated a kidney to her...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Joy Hindle cried when she found out she couldn't give one of her kidneys to her twin brother.
Then doctors gave the Bel Air woman another option: a kidney exchange, in which she would donate her kidney to a patient who needed one, and her diabetic...
| Aug 11, 2011
Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 6:00 PM
When the Super Bowl ends Sunday, win or lose, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is likely to exchange texts with one man.
When Brady was 12, he met Tom Martinez at a football camp at the College of San Mateo in California and has sought the...