| Aug 12, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Four Maryland hospitals are offering free hepatitis C testing to at least 1,750 patients who may have been exposed to the viral disease by a traveling medical technician, as state officials launch a broad regulatory review in response to the case.
| 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...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:23 AM
For the possibly the first time in the history of Weeds, someone points out that Nancy dresses like a call girl. A pricey call girl, admittedly, but it still eludes me why none of her children have drawn attention to this in the past.
Despite her $100-...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Dr. Rose C. Kurz, a retired psychiatric nurse and educator who had been a consultant to the Pan American Health Organization, died Aug. 3 of complications after surgery at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.
The Forest Hill resident was 85.
| 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...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Behavioral and psychiatric symptoms, such as depression, delusions, hallucinations, yelling, wandering and aggression, affect 80-90 percent of individuals with dementia at some point during the course of their illness. For the vast majority of individuals...
| 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....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Elizabeth G. Kirkpatrick, a homemaker who had been an Army nurse during World War II, died Oct. 29 from complications of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The longtime Ruxton resident was 91.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker,...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Naomi Morgan reached her limit when her doctor recommended a third surgery for chronic back pain.
Tired of being cut open only to have the pain return, Morgan, a 65-year-old nursing assistant, began looking for a less invasive and hopefully more...
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:16 PM
A man was shot in the leg in the 500 block of W. Franklin Street, according to the Baltimore Police Twitter account.
The shooting appeared to have happened in an alley by the Harborside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in the Seton Hill neighborhood,...