| May 28, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Pat P. Fraher retired a decade ago, but she has never stopped working.
Fraher, 64, visits a nursing home weekly, knits blankets for needy newborns, serves as president of the Friends of Towson Library, whose annual book sale she just organized, and is...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:24 PM
As part of a federal project aimed at better treating pain, the University of Maryland, Baltimore will begin revamping the way it teaches future doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists.
Pain affects approximately 100 million Americans and their...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Harford Community College was recently awarded a three-year, $434,432 Nursing Support Program Grant by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Maryland's Nursing Support Program seeks to rapidly increase the number of highly-qualified registered...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Elizabeth G. Kirkpatrick, a homemaker who had been an Army nurse during World War II, died Oct. 29 from complications of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The longtime Ruxton resident was 91.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker,...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Naomi Morgan reached her limit when her doctor recommended a third surgery for chronic back pain.
Tired of being cut open only to have the pain return, Morgan, a 65-year-old nursing assistant, began looking for a less invasive and hopefully more...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:16 PM
A man was shot in the leg in the 500 block of W. Franklin Street, according to the Baltimore Police Twitter account.
The shooting appeared to have happened in an alley by the Harborside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in the Seton Hill neighborhood,...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:55 AM
The staff cuts Coppin State University President Reginald Avery announced last week drew protests from union members represented by the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, along with faculty and students concerned about the...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Officials for the College Manor retirement community and the Lutherville Community Association are reportedly negotiating an agreement that would allow the nursing home to build an 80-bed expansion while still providing protections from future development...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Nurses and patients laughed, applauded and cried at Cherry Lane Nursing Center's third annual Blessing of the Hands Tuesday, July 24.
"Every year, I cry, but I try to hold out," Sandy Sewell, nurse manager for the first floor, said during the ceremony....
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Behavioral and psychiatric symptoms, such as depression, delusions, hallucinations, yelling, wandering and aggression, affect 80-90 percent of individuals with dementia at some point during the course of their illness. For the vast majority of individuals...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Over 25 years ago, Erinn Quinn jumped at the chance to play a sport that changed her life.
A three-sport athlete at Mt. Hebron, Quinn — now Erinn Quinn Davis — dropped her softball glove and picked up a lacrosse stick just as girls lacrosse...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 4:23 PM
When she heard Mercy Medical Center was going to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, Megan Campbell knew she had to be there. The doctors and nurses at Mercy are, after all, the reason her two kids got to know their grandmother.