| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:42 PM
As health officials fail to contain West Africa's Ebola outbreak, recent scares at two Baltimore-area hospitals highlight the need for hospitals here and across the United States to prepare space and equipment for what some consider inevitable — the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:14 PM
In the early 1950s, six pediatric residents at Johns Hopkins Hospital sat down at a table and jotted down notes they thought would help as they began treating patients.
They made copies and put them in loose-leaf notebooks. Every few years, other...
| May 4, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Dr. Oscar A. Iseri, a retired Veterans Administration pathologist, died April 25 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Lorien Harmony Hall Assisted Living in Columbia. He was 86.
The son of Matahichi Iseri and Kisa Iseri, immigrant Japanese...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Ann Elizabeth Stromberg, a retired orthoptist who worked with children with eye conditions and trained medical students during her six-decade career, died of Alzheimer's disease June 4 at Somerford Home in Columbia. The Ellicott City resident was 91....
| May 29, 2014
| 11:46 AM
The American Fitness Index has ranked Baltimore 25th of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in terms of overall fitness. The annual index measures city health based on preventative health behaviors, levels of chronic disease, access to healthcare and...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Maryland Health Secretary Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein can add another educational accomplishment to his resume — a certificate of completion from the University of Maryland and the state attorney general's office for an online course on Maryland's Open...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Dr. William R. Bell, an internationally known Johns Hopkins hematologist who conducted research into bleeding and clotting disorders, died Oct. 4 of complications from a blood clot at his Roland Park home. He was 78.
"Bill was one of the premier...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Education reformers should note Dan Rodricks' column about schools that envisions "schools that are generators of progress in the neighborhoods where they stand" ("Using the schools as leverage for neighborhoods," Oct. 31).
It is a vision that better...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Dr. Raymond Seltser, former associate dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health who was the author of seminal epidemiological articles on smoking, stroke and radiation, died Feb. 16 of pneumonia at Sibley Memorial Hospital in...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:55 AM
A week after the fatal shootings at the Mall in Columbia where Brianna Benlolo, Tyler Johnson and shooter Darion Aguilar lost their lives, Fidos for Freedom in Laurel opened its doors for the first time in direct response to a public tragedy. More than 30...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Dr. Theodore H. Wilson Jr., former chief of surgery at Union Memorial Hospital who earlier had been chief of surgery at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda and a captain in the Navy Medical Corps, died Monday of cancer at the Broadmead...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Dr. William Dewey Blake, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine professor who was chairman of the department of physiology, died of cancer Sunday at his Bath, Maine, home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 94.
Born in Summit, N.J., and...