| Jul 10, 2011
| 3:48 PM
There was much to celebrate in several households in our area in June.
A member of the Brancati family, Dr. Frederick Brancati, was the recipient of the prestigious Kelly West award for 2011 from the American Diabetes Association.
Dr. Brancati, the...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Dr. McRae Whitaker Williams, a retired physician and former administrator at Union Memorial Hospital, died Tuesday at home. Dr. Williams' family did not request an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
The longtime Owings Mills resident was 75.
| Jul 19, 2011
As of July 9, the Manor Tavern is in new hands. The Monkton property was purchased by William and John Mitcherling, the owners of Towson's An Poitin Stil, and the team of Patrick Russell and Bill Irvin, who operate businesses in Fells Point including...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 3:00 AM
You're in an emergency room. You're worried. OK, maybe that's an understatement. Maybe you're terrified. This may not be the setting in which you always make your best decisions. But you won't get to take back any of the decisions you make in an ER, so...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 10:23 AM
Mac and Kathy Edwards, of Sneads Ferry, N.C., announce the marriage of their daughter, Nicole Edwards, to Paul Zimmerman, son of Larry and Susan Zimmerman, of Highland, on May 29, 2011.
The bride earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:25 PM
Dr. Jamshid Hamed, a retired internist whose specialty was rheumatology, died Nov. 8 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
He was 81.
"Jim made no distinction between his patients and friends. He was a wonderfully caring doctor and a great...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 12:49 PM
One in five Americans has significant hearing loss, far more than previously thought, according to new research that has scientists warning of an impending public health threat.
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University say the growing number of...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Dr. Harry L. Knipp, whose family had been associated with family medicine in West Baltimore and Catonsville for 110 years and who treated generations of families, died Friday of an intestinal disease at his home in Hedgesville, W.Va.
The longtime Ten...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Geri and Larry Kalck, of Fallston, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Angela Kalck, to Jason Clinton McCormick, son of Dennis McCormick of Louisville, Tenn., and Christy Linke of Plant City, Fla.
The bride to be is a 1997 graduate of...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:21 AM
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's recommendation against routine use of a blood test that can offer early detection of prostate cancer has led to puzzlement and anger. The reaction has been similar to that following the group's suggestion two...
| May 30, 2011
| 4:38 PM
As the population of Howard County has grown, so have the health care resources available to residents.
Over the past decade, Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest health maintenance organization, opened a 17,500-square-foot center in Columbia...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Tim McFadden stepped outside his glass-blowing studio to cool off. At 3 p.m., the temperature along that particular stretch of Eastern Avenue was only 96 degrees.
"It feels like it's about 70 out here," he says.
And no, McFadden wasn't joking. Inside...