Daniel B. "Bix" Wheeler, former associate superintendent of physical facilities for Baltimore County public schools, who enjoyed refinishing antique furniture, died Feb. 16 of a brain hemorrhage at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 93.
Elizabeth T. "Betty" Welch, who worked alongside her husband in his Annapolis ophthalmology practice and was the author of a monograph on the history of Southwest Baltimore's historic Mount Clare mansion, died Monday of complications from brain cancer at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 89.
Nearly all children will catch the common wintertime respiratory infection known as RSV before they are two, but for decades researchers have been unable to develop an means to prevent it. Now a vaccine is showing promise in early trials at Johns Hopkins University.
New residents at dozens of hospitals around the country, including some in Baltimore, are working marathon 28-hour shifts as part of a pair of studies assessing impacts on patient safety, and consumer and medical student groups want it stopped
John "Jack" Mosner Jr., 89, a retired Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co. official who had been chairman of the Maryland Racing Commission, died of a stroke Nov. 23 at his Sudbrook Park home. He was 89.
Grace G. Erline, a junior at Notre Dame of Maryland University where she was studying for a bachelor's degree in radiological sciences, died Nov. 12 of complications from tongue cancer at her home in Parkville. She was 24.
Feeding problems afflict at least 25 percent of kids. The disorders can mean that kids may not get enough nutrients to grow and develop. In the worst cases, kids end up on feeding tubes that deliver nutrients directly to their bodies.
Triplets generally are uncommon, and only about 10 percent of the time are they all identical, when embryos come from one zygote and then separate. More often they are all fraternal or there is a set of twins.
Frisbee the squirrel's curiosity and intelligence ¿ two qualities that Diana Woltereck has always admired in squirrels ¿ live on in "Frisbee's Adventures," which Woltereck says was inspired by all the squirrels she has cared for and observed around the world.
Delmar Davis, a retired general contractor and pioneering member of the Baltimore City Auxiliary Fire Department who served at the deadly Tru-Fit Clothing fire in 1955, died of congestive failure Sept. 18 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
American workers saw their out-of-pocket medical costs jump again this year, as the average deductible for an employer-provided health plan surged nearly 9 percent in 2015 to more than $1,000, a major new survey of employers shows.
Kathleen A. "Kath" Weber, a Baltimore city public schools kindergarten teacher who did not let her cancer impede her desire to be in the classroom, died Friday of breast cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 49.
Dr. Theodore A. Baramki, a retired reproductive endocrinologist who had been head of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, died Aug. 28 of respiratory failure at his Cockeysville home. He was 84.
On Saturday Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Carly, Ella, their mom, Melanie, and dad, Reid Mitchell, an account manager, and 16 family, friends and neighbors will hold a car wash at the Exxon Mobil Gas Station, 1420 York Road at the corner of Seminary Road, in Lutherville. Proceeds go to Assistance Center for Towson Churches (ACTC), a nonprofit food bank located in downtown Towson.
A program launched in 2011 by the state's largest health insurer to better coordinate patient care has slowed the overall pace of spending, avoiding millions in costs for the insured and the health system, CareFirst Blue Cross BlueShield reported Thursday.
Margery Shriver, 89, a breeder of champion pug dogs who had been the Maryland Board of Motion Picture Censors vice chairman during a controversial period, died of Parkinson's and heart disease July 6 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
Towson Area Citizens on Patrol will be handing out awards June 9 and among the honorees are Bernard Gerst, chief of Towson University's Police Department and his staff, and the late Bill Toohey, a longtime spokesman for county police.
James D. Hardesty, who rose from the Alex. Brown & Sons mailroom to be a co-founder of Hardesty Capital Management from which he recently retired, died Tuesday of complications of liver disease at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 68.