| Jun 9, 2012
| 10:27 AM
For generations, patients entering Johns Hopkins Hospital walked past an oil painting of the founder and a marble statue of Jesus Christ. In the building that Hopkins opened this spring, they see blue and green rhinos, a flying ostrich and a purple cow...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:17 AM
When Libby Bowerman retired late last year as chief executive officer of Keswick Multi-Care Center, she said the long-term and memory care facility was well-positioned for "whatever health care is going to become."
But what that would be exactly was...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Harford Community College was recently awarded a three-year, $434,432 Nursing Support Program Grant by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Maryland's Nursing Support Program seeks to rapidly increase the number of highly-qualified registered...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:55 AM
The staff cuts Coppin State University President Reginald Avery announced last week drew protests from union members represented by the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, along with faculty and students concerned about the...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Officials for the College Manor retirement community and the Lutherville Community Association are reportedly negotiating an agreement that would allow the nursing home to build an 80-bed expansion while still providing protections from future development...
| May 27, 2012
Norman Harvel is growing old under a mountain of debt.
At 60, Harvel faces medical and credit card bills topping $80,000. Yet Harvel is unable to work, having been injured at a job site more a decade ago. The former building maintenance worker now...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Nurses and patients laughed, applauded and cried at Cherry Lane Nursing Center's third annual Blessing of the Hands Tuesday, July 24.
"Every year, I cry, but I try to hold out," Sandy Sewell, nurse manager for the first floor, said during the ceremony....
| Apr 19, 2012
| 2:00 PM
The following is compiled from local police reports.
Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
If you have information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....
| May 23, 2012
| 10:45 AM
In what parents and health organizations called a life-saving measure, Gov. Martin O' Malley signed into a law Tuesday a bill that will require all Maryland schools to maintain an emergency supply of epinephrine in order to respond to a growing trend of...
| May 28, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Pat P. Fraher retired a decade ago, but she has never stopped working.
Fraher, 64, visits a nursing home weekly, knits blankets for needy newborns, serves as president of the Friends of Towson Library, whose annual book sale she just organized, and is...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:24 PM
As part of a federal project aimed at better treating pain, the University of Maryland, Baltimore will begin revamping the way it teaches future doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists.
Pain affects approximately 100 million Americans and their...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Sallie P. Mink, a registered nurse who for 20 years had been educational director for depression and related affective disorders at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Saturday of brain cancer at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The one-time Ruxton resident who...