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  • Arbutus volunteers among units responding to train derailment in Lansdowne

    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...
  • School is out for veteran teachers in Carroll County

    School is out for veteran teachers in Carroll County
    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...
  • Forward strides for stroke survivors

    Forward strides for stroke survivors
    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...
  • Harford rallies around 8-year-old Ashton as he faces another hurdle

    Harford rallies around 8-year-old Ashton as he faces another hurdle
    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...
  • Kennedy Krieger researchers pinpoint cause of rare disease

    Kennedy Krieger researchers pinpoint cause of rare disease
    It's a dream Ida Heck never really expected to come true. Her family has raised about $1 million since 2005 for research into the rare disorder that afflicts her 8-year-old daughter, Jenna, resulting in cognitive deficits, seizures, long-lasting...
  • Community health worker helps lower barriers in sickle cell treatment

    Community health worker helps lower barriers in sickle cell treatment
    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...
  • Insurance more predictive of death after heart attack than race

    Health insurance was a better predictor of survival from health attacks and strokes than race, according to Johns Hopkins researchers who looked at health outcomes in some Maryland hospitals. Specifically, those who did not have coverage were more likely...
  • Harford epidural patients could be at risk for rare meningitis

    Patients who received epidural spinal injections at three Harford County facilities could be at risk of developing a rare fungal meningitis, according to a new warning from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Two Maryland residents have...
  • Eyewitness account of Jerry Lawler's heart attack, collapse at WWE Raw

    Eyewitness account of Jerry Lawler's heart attack, collapse at WWE Raw
    Last night I was at the Bell Centre in Montreal when Jerry Lawler suffered a heart attack. It was both uncomfortable and concerning. After Lawler had already competed in a tag-team contest on Raw, he was performing his usual commentary duties with...
  • Two more meningitis cases in Maryland

    Maryland health officials said Monday that two more patients have developed meningitis in the state after receiving a steroid injection for back pain in an outbreak that has hit nearly two dozen states. Both patients are alive, but no additional...
  • Two more in Md. diagnosed with meningitis

    Maryland health officials said Monday that two more people in the state have developed meningitis after receiving a steroid injection for back pain, as an outbreak that has afflicted 105 people nationwide continues to grow. Five people in Maryland have...
  • Health officials set 'low threshold' for treatment to battle meningitis outbreak

    Health officials set 'low threshold' for treatment to battle meningitis outbreak
    Hundreds of Marylanders may need spinal taps as public health leaders seek to rein in a fungal meningitis outbreak that continues to expand as more is learned about the unusual cases. Health officials said Wednesday that they still are working to contact...