| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's introduction of the Veterans Full Employment Act of 2013 is a great stride forward for Maryland's veterans. As the governor stated in his testimony on the bill in early February, military service members and their spouses too...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Fanya O'Donoghue had just learned she was pregnant when she happened to meet a group of nurses at a social gathering. She was looking for an obstetrician, and asked them whom they would recommend.
"All six of them said, 'Dr. [Nikita] Levy,'" she...
| 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...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:20 AM
Boy Scout Troop 828 presented the William Bayne Scout of the Year Award for 2012 to James Heuser at its annual Court of Awards and Dinner on Feb. 14 at Havenwood Presbyterian Church, which sponsors the troop.
The award recognizes the Scout's...
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:10 AM
A volunteer at a historic Harford County mill that once ground corn into meal is teaching today's visitors an old-fashioned craft of making dolls from cornhusks.
Many years ago, stone-ground corn meal was an integral part of a family's sustenance, and...
| 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...
| May 19, 2013
Tracy Balazs, the president and CEO of an Annapolis-based staffing firm, was named Entrepreneurial Success of the Year last month by the Baltimore district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
She founded the company, Federal Staffing...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:18 PM
"Great job!" goes out to Girl Scouts Adrianna Billings and Layla Nolin of Troop 1508. They recently received their Silver Awards for helping out at the Sandy Spring Friends Nursing Home.
They have volunteered there for the past three years and decided it...
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Workplace violence is a serious occupational hazard in hospitals and other health care facilities, a fact that has escaped an unsuspecting public. Nationally, nursing assistants employed by nursing homes have the highest incidence of workplace assault...