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  • 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...
  • Catonsville girl receives transplant, but is rejecting heart

    Catonsville girl receives transplant, but is rejecting heart
    Ann Bartlinski placed the Eucharist and a pearl-beaded rosary blessed by the hands of the late Pope John Paul II on the chest of her 6-year-old daughter, Teresa, who lay Tuesday in a hospital bed, her tiny body rejecting a donor's heart. Teresa...
  • High school graduates encouraged to pursue occupational therapy [letter]

    Editor: As summer approaches, many high school students are getting ready to graduate and head off to colleges across the nation. As a soon to graduate college student, who attended our own Fallston High School, I would like to suggest a major that is...
  • Mom uses her dogs to bring joy to the lives of others [Commentary]

    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...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore nursing home closes, displaces nearly 70 residents

    Baltimore nursing home closes, displaces nearly 70 residents
    Nearly 70 elderly patients and vulnerable adults must find new homes because of the planned closure of Harborside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore, a sprawling facility with numerous fire hazards uncovered in a recent state inspection....
  • 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...
  • Pikesville man who received tainted steroid joins push for drug oversight reform

    Pikesville man who received tainted steroid joins push for drug oversight reform
    — Pikesville resident Gerald Cohen was an active 71-year-old retiree, filling his free time with gardening, volunteering and enjoying the company of his grandchildren despite persistent back pain — until he sought relief for it. Treated...
  • Smith Island kidney patient waiting on a new 'gift of life'

    Smith Island kidney patient waiting on a new 'gift of life'
    Joan Corbin's day is governed by the humming box in the alcove off her living room. For nearly an hour in the afternoon and nine hours at night, the Smith Island resident must tether herself to a suitcase-sized dialysis machine to get rid of the waste...
  • 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...
  • Wellness program making inroads in Howard County

    Each day while getting dressed, Elkridge Elementary School para-educator Adrienne Grein slips on one of the most important items of her wardrobe — a pedometer, which is part of a popular health and wellness program that has become a hit in the...