John M. Purnell, a veteran reporter who had worked for Eastern Shore newspapers and earlier for The Palm Beach Post, died Thursday from undetermined causes at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The West Ocean City resident was 73.
Just in time for Women's History Month, Baltimore lawyer Marlene Trestman — a Goucher College graduate and former special assistant to the Maryland attorney general — presents us with a biography of Bessie Margolin, a pioneering advocate in the Supreme Court of the United States from the dawn of the New Deal to the first term of Richard Nixon.
As some on TV talk shows discuss, humorously or otherwise, what nurses really do, it's important to understand the role they have played in changing health care. This is especially true in how the entire medical sector looks at and responds to domestic violence.
Megan Hill, from Havre de Grace, who is serving with an AmeriCorps NCCC (National Community Corps) team from the North Central Region campus in Vinton, Iowa, is working with the American Red Cross in response to Hurricane Isaac, managing a shelter for evacuated residents through Sept. 19
Its 12 master's students now make use of Photoshop and Flash animation, but as it turns 100 years, the Department of Art As Applied to Medicine at Johns Hopkins still teaches "educating through pictures"