| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Engelina van Opstal remembers having a problem with the air conditioning in her apartment at Charlestown Retirement Community and calling for someone to come repair it.
"John came," van Opstal recalled Thursday, "and he got it working."
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Alcoholic beverages will be allowed at two upcoming concerts at the new APGFCU Arena, the board of trustees voted Tuesday.
The program would require everyone attending either the Kool and the Gang concert on May 10 or the KC and the Sunshine Band concert...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Inside a classroom at Howard Community College's new health sciences building are computerized mannequin patients, a replica ambulance and other devices that place students in simulated life-and-death situations.
The facilities are part of the school's...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:15 AM
On March 13th you published a letter written by reader Lois Raimondi Munchel titled "Stop the spread of deadly bacteria in nursing homes." The letter was timely. It should send alarm bells ringing not only through the hallways of our nursing homes but...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The region’s largest health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, has committed $125,000 to Howard Community College for 50 scholarships over the next five years.
The announcement came Friday, May 3, as CareFirst administrators and local...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Supporters of home births are trying to convince legislators to create a pilot program that could eventually lead to the licensing of midwives without nursing degrees.
The three-year pilot would allow certified professional midwives to deliver babies...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Paul Edward Kennedy Mullan, a photographer who made headlines as a foundling discovered in a Towson apartment vestibule, died of a brain tumor Feb. 27 at his parents' North Baltimore home. He was 34.
The story of his first days filled news columns in...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Bernice Troy, a geriatric nursing assistant in Baltimore for the past 20 years, has been spat on and cursed, scratched and punched on the job. A patient once slammed Jo Samrow, a nurse in Southern Maryland, into a wall so violently that she developed a...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Dr. William R. Law, a retired Baltimore internist whose career at Bon Secours Hospital spanned more than three decades, died Feb. 20 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime West Towson resident was 77.
The son of an electrical engineer and a...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The family of longtime Orioles umpires attendant Ernie Tyler is suing a Baltimore nursing home, claiming that a doctor at the facility cut off life-sustaining care to Tyler without authorization.
The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Baltimore Circuit Court,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:21 AM
A surgeon enters the operating room, offers his hands to a nurse and watches as she helps him into his rubber gloves with a snap.
He glances at the patient on the table. A cloth covers the man's torso but for one area. Three trocars — tubes into...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to make it easier for veterans and their spouses to work in Maryland received warm reviews Tuesday from lawmakers and the Defense Department, but nurses suggested it could leave patients in the hands of unqualified workers....