| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:34 AM
As part of its continuing efforts to upgrade services, Laurel Regional Hospital has added Dr. Trudy Hall to its senior leadership team as the hospital's vice president of medical affairs. Among other duties, Hall will focus on aligning services and...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:03 AM
To say that my mom is into dogs, boxers specifically, would be an understatement.
And while she's been successful in breeding her dogs and promoting the breed, it's her non-boxer work that makes me most proud of her. For the last 12 years, my mom has...
| Jun 10, 2013
Among the 81 calls for medical and fire-rescue service the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received during the period June 2-9 were the following:
Hammonds Ferry Road at Railway Avenue, 7:58 p.m. June 7. Crews from the Lansdowne, Arbutus, English...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:28 AM
When the school year ends on June 12, Lois Meticus, a math teacher at South Carroll High School, will return her overhead projector to the school's media center.
She doesn't think anyone else will ever check it out.
"I'm probably the only one using...
| Jun 2, 2013
One night in 1999, a rash of frightening sensations hit Paul Titus all at once.
His left arm went numb. His left eye began twitching. He couldn't speak without slurring.
Unaware what the symptoms meant, he was slow to call for help. When his...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama wants to invest an initial $110 billion in a study of the human brain that could have benefits as great as those achieved by the Human Genome Project. Maybe the first study should be done on the one-track minds of tea party...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:27 PM
As doctors at Johns Hopkins prepared to take ice packing off 8-year-old Ashton Dean's face Wednesday morning, nearly 150 friends, family and even strangers gathered Tuesday night in Rockfield Park to pray the bleeding had stopped.
But it wasn't good news...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center will provide a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on stroke prevention....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Sharon Johnson is not a physician or scientific researcher. She has never been trained as a nurse. Her most recent prior occupation was as office manager in a dental practice.
Yet colleagues say she's a bundle of compassion, a quick study and a genius at...
| Mar 16, 2012
World TB Day
The Department of Health observes World TB Day March 24 with a display in the lobby of the Health Services Building, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis. Tuberculosis, a disease caused by bacteria, is transmitted through the air, usually by...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:57 PM
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched an ad campaign to show the damage done from smoking to smokers and their families.
The ads began March 19 on television, radio, online and billboards, as well as in theaters, magazines and...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Five days after suffering what his doctor called a mild heart attack Sunday, Salisbury coach Jim Berkman has only the tender area on his leg where a catheter was inserted as physical evidence of that procedure.
“I feel all right,” Berkman,...