| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:24 AM
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is investing another $1 million in a program it launched six years ago to help train the next generation of nurse educators.
The program gives nurses a stipend of up to $80,000 to pursue a master's or doctorate degree....
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Hanging on the wall of Mike and Jean Tumbarello's new retreat at Deep Creek Lake is an old framed greeting card with a primitive drawing of a brown log cabin nestled among trees aglow with autumn colors. The scene is rendered in crayon with a sentiment...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:16 PM
A Baltimore City Community College employee has been indicted on allegations that she directed student tuition payments into her personal bank account, the city prosecutor's office announced Thursday.
Michelle Campbell of Waldorf was indicted by a city...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:39 PM
The Maryland Board of Nursing has added a sixth case in its order suspending the license of an Ellicott City nurse midwife for her alleged actions during home births in recent years — including a case in which Johns Hopkins Hospital was ordered to...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Johns Hopkins will use an $8.9 million gift to make intensive care units safer for patients, expanding on the institution's past work to reduce medical mistakes that have long troubled hospitals.
The grant is part of a 10-year, $500 million program ...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Rape is a notoriously difficult crime to prosecute. Of every 100 rapes nationwide, 46 are reported, 12 lead to arrests and three result in prison sentences.
To improve those odds, advocates are encouraging more nurses to receive the training to give a...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Erica Christian, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester as a junior at the University of Mary Washington, in Fredericksburg, Va.
Patricia Contic, of Laurel, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice –...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Donna Heller might be busier in retirement than she was in the job she's leaving behind.
"I had so many plans I had to reframe my thinking. I was getting so booked" she said. "There's so much to do ... I want to work part-time, I want to volunteer, I'm...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Lance Armstrong tried to shed his serious public persona Saturday in Ellicott City by poking fun at the elephant in a room about half-filled with triathletes: his lifetime competitive sporting ban.
His host, Brock Yetso, president of the Ulman Cancer...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Megan Uebersax, of Sparks, graduated from Berry College, Rome, Ga. with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Spanish.
Lauren M. Thomas, of White Hall, graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania on May 12 with a Bachelor of Arts in...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:42 PM
The flooding in Harford and Cecil counties caused by Tropical Storm Agnes 40 years ago this week is considered among the worst of all time in both Harford and Cecil counties.
"That was the worst storm I can ever recall," Wardell Stansbury, a lifelong...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Sarah "Virginia" Littleton, a retired nurse and part owner of a Baltimore County pharmacy and nursing home, died Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of renal failure complicated by a stroke.
She was 83.
Mrs. Littleton, born Sarah Meyer in...