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  • 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...
  • Sinai opens rehab center for those with brain injuries

    Sinai opens rehab center for those with brain injuries
    Sinai Hospital of Baltimore announced Wednesday it has opened a 20-bed rehabilitation center to treat patients who have suffered brain injuries, strokes or other neurological disorders. The $7.7 million Louis and Phyllis Friedman Neurological...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Look good, feel better The free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive a bag of cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and...
  • Astronaut Capt. Mark Kelly speaks at SCALE fundraiser

    Astronaut Capt. Mark Kelly speaks at SCALE fundraiser
    Donald Cormack hasn't driven a car since his stroke last spring. He walks with a crutch. Most frustrating, he can hardly speak, because the words seem stuck in his head and it takes all of his energy to get them out. "I talk so much, I have a headache,"...
  • Joyce V. Richardson, riding instructor

    Joyce V. Richardson, riding instructor
    Joyce V. Richardson, a Baltimore County riding instructor who taught hundreds how to ride during her nearly six-decade career, died Nov. 30 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 77. "She rode the day of her stroke,...
  • DOUBLE OH! ... Olson, Oneda share Spring Student-Athlete Award

    DOUBLE OH! ... Olson, Oneda share Spring Student-Athlete Award
    Domination is a foreign concept in the modern-day world of sports. Champions rarely repeat, and the playing field seems more level than ever. There are two exceptions to this rule in Carroll County. Paige Olson began and ended her Century tennis...
  • The medical establishment is ill-suited to deal with America's obesity epidemic

    You did a write up on HBO's documentary "The Weight of the Nation" in which you called our obesity epidemic a wake up call for America ("Salad bars take root," May 1). Nothing new here. The alarm bells have been sounding for a while now. I am an...
  • Baltimore police struggle to close murders with few talking

    Baltimore police struggle to close murders with few talking
    Angela Holland seems to know just about everyone in her North Baltimore neighborhood. She jokes with a guy hanging out of the window of an apartment high-rise. She consoles the deli counter man at the East 25th Street corner store, who's distraught about...
  • Dr. Bernard 'Bernie' Kapiloff, surgeon

    Dr. Bernard 'Bernie' Kapiloff, surgeon
    Dr. Bernard "Bernie" Kapiloff, a retired plastic surgeon who had also been the longtime publisher of the Montgomery County Sentinel as well as a civil rights activist and philanthropist, died Oct. 10 from complications of a stroke at Roland Park Place....
  • Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people

    Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people
    Earlier this month a Texas Rangers sportscaster went from calling live highlights of a baseball game to talking about a botched robbery. The sportscaster's incoherent switch confused listeners, but doctors saw the symptoms of aphasia, a disease not...