| Jan 31, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Maryland and other states that have issued caps on the amount of overtime nurses can work have seen improvements in care, according to new research.
A study by the RN Work Project, a collaboration by the New York University and University of Buffalo...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Helen Cruse, a retired nurse, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Jan. 31 at the Summit Park Nursing Home. The Gwynn Oak resident was 88.
Born Helen Mariano in Baltimore, she was raised on Stricker Street and attended Baltimore City public...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:45 PM
An eighth-grader at Magnolia Middle School qualified for the state MathCounts competition after a stellar performance during Saturday's chapter competition.
Math whiz Ana Franzoni is the only student in Harford County who will compete March 17 on the...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Breast-feeding didn't come easy at first for Sharalyn Webre, who struggled through five months with her first child.
But with more experience, patience and family support, feedings were less complicated with her next two children, including a baby girl...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Some of the hottest fields for research (and those with some of the greatest potential to drive Maryland's 21st century economy) are in the intersection between engineering and medicine. The University of Maryland's engineering program, which is on the...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Once again the official promotion of breast feeding as the only choice is being touted by my friend Fran Phillips at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene ("Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed," Feb. 11).
| Feb 13, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Children at Deerfield Elementary School in Edgewood met several successful and inspirational members of Harford County's African American community Thursday as part of its annual Black History Fair.
The expo, in its fifth year, showcases different...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Myrtle M. Watson, an Army nurse whose indelible memories of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor remained with her for the rest of her life, died Feb. 11 of vascular disease at Oak Crest Village.
The Northeast Baltimore resident was 98.
Early in the...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Anne B. Altemus, a registered nurse and homemaker, died Feb. 12 of cancer at St. Joseph Medical Center.
She was 80 and had been a resident of the Edenwald retirement community in Towson since August.
Anne Watters Bacon was born in Baltimore and raised...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:35 AM
About 30 members of Mason-Dixon Business Association attended the organization's Feb.15 luncheon meeting to hear a presentation by Kevin Cysyk, executive director of Country Meadows Retirement Communities of York, Pa.
Held at Geneva Farm Golf Club's Twin...
| Oct 20, 2009
Maryland may receive just half its expected supply of the swine flu vaccine for October, state health officials said Monday as they scrambled, along with hospitals and other providers, to confront a projected shortfall.
As H1N1-related hospitalizations...
| Mar 9, 2010
| 4:22 PM
As a mother, I'm all for breastfeeding. As a home cook, I'm all for cheese making. But as a restaurant-goer, I'm not sure what to make of the New York chef serving cheese made with his wife's breast milk. Finally,......