| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I seldom feel compelled to write a letter to the editor, but Dan Rodricks column on gun control was spot on ("A move toward reason on gun control?" Feb. 14).
I am a registered nurse practitioner, and for the past 10 years or so, in New Hampshire and...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Sandra Richardson and Bonnita Spikes have much in common. Both live in Upper Marlboro and are churchgoing Christians who have worked in nursing. Both have dealt with the pain of losing people they loved in murders.
When it comes to the death penalty,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Carl Edgell doesn't enjoy going to the hospital. But he doesn't want to hurt anyone, either.
The 44-year-old homeless man has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. At times when he has felt that he has...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Mary Esther R. "Essie" Feldmann, a retired registered nurse and pioneering Rodgers Forge resident, died Sunday of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
Earlier this month, family and friends gathered to celebrate Mrs. Feldmann'...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Parents of children who attend 14 Harford County public schools were warned by school officials Thursday night that their children may have eaten a pizza product that is subject to a voluntary recall because of possible E. coli bacteria contamination....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:41 AM
John Pittas' mother spent six months in a Pennsylvania facility recovering after an auto accident, then moved to Greece to be with her other children.
Left behind: $93,000 in unpaid care bills.
The facility sued to collect — from John Pittas....
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Nelda K. Biasi, a retired Baltimore public school physical education teacher and counselor, died Jan. 25 from heart failure at Heartlands Nursing Home in Severna Park. She was 96.
The daughter of farmers, the former Nelda Kalar was born in Kerens, W.Va.,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:39 PM
The General Assembly is poised to pass legislation that would make Maryland the 19th state to legalize marijuana use for medical reasons — though how quickly the state's cancer patients and others might benefit remains in question.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Virginia T. "Ginny" Dobry, a neighborhood activist who was also described as "Patterson Park's one-woman Welcome Wagon," died Sunday from a brain tumor at her North Kenwood Avenue home. She was 79.
"Ginny was such a wonderful person. She made...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Kudos to Dr. Meghan Milburn and the Upper Chesapeake Multa-Disciplinary Breast Cancer Team!
Gals—self check "is" the answer to safety plus!!!!
If you want "the" best care and attention you can get—go to Upper Chesapeake and their...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Leslie is appalled by the lack of gender diversity in Pawnee government. She brings it up with Chris and he agrees to go along with her Equal Gender Employment Commission idea. He puts out a memo asking each department to send a representative and is...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:11 AM
Legislation to strengthen violence prevention standards at health care facilities across the state has been withdrawn in the Senate — ending its chances for passage in Annapolis this session.
Sen. Katherine Klausmeier, a Baltimore County...