| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Jay Perman feels a touch ashamed now of the thoughts he had when he first started seeing droplets of fat in the livers of adolescent patients.
Like any person on the street might, the pediatrician believed these hefty kids simply needed to stop gorging...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Stefanie F. Bergey, a child psychologist, died Nov. 9 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Homeland residence.
She was 62.
Stefanie Friday Antonakos was born in Athens, and when she was a young child, she immigrated with her...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:49 AM
Perhaps a cell phone makes a good Christmas gift for a pre-teen after all.
The latest study on the use of sexually explicit text messages and email by youngsters — a practice referred to as "sexting" — reveals that it's not nearly as...
| Dec 10, 2011
Dr. Sherman Samuel Robinson, a retired pediatrician who had been the athletics physician for Severna Park High School, died of cancer Monday at his Edgewater home. He was 79.
Born in Pittsfield, Mass., and raised on Staten Island, N.Y., he earned a...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Dr. Mark I. Rossberg, a pediatric anesthesiologist at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Thursday of prostate cancer at his...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Dr. Ronald L. Gutberlet, a retired pediatrician who was a specialist in the care of premature infants, died of metastatic bladder cancer Wednesday at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. The Cockeysville resident was 78.
Born in Baltimore, he attended...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:54 PM
The American Academy of Pediatrics today reaffirmed its position that women should breast feed for at least a year to get the best health benefits for their babies.
The group said in a paper published in the March issue of Pediatrics that women should...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 8:00 AM
I applaud the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's move to improve supports for breastfeeding women and their babies, both in the hospital and following discharge ("Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed," Feb. 11)....
| Jan 25, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Dr. Alejandro Rodriguez, former director of the division of child psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine who also conducted pivotal studies on autism and other developmental disorders in children, died Friday of heart failure at his...
| Feb 21, 2009
Had Andrew Patrick Griffin been taken to the hospital even a few hours earlier, doctors could likely have saved his life, a pediatrics expert testified yesterday at the Baltimore County murder trial of the toddler's parents.
Doctors are able to "re-feed"...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Nemours Children's Hospital has purchased five local After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care centers, expanding its reach into Central Florida's pediatric world.
The change is official today, hospital officials announced.
"It puts us within 5 miles of 200,...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:40 AM
The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging parents to stop taking kids to retail-based health clinics, located in grocery stores and pharmacies, sometimes a cost-effective, quick choice for busy moms and dads trying to deal with kids' common ailments,...