The sting of sea lice, says Dr. Joseph Burnett, doesn't come in the water — it comes once you get out. The retired dermatology chief at University of Maryland Medical Center, and an expert on jellyfish stings, says that means the most important thing is to rinse out bathing suits after swimming.
Annnetta M. Richter, a flower show judge and a past president of the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland Inc., died Aug. 7 from heart failure at her Blakehurst Retirement Community home in Towson. She was 91.
Helen E. Carter, a retired secretary who worked for several state agencies, died Aug. 13 from multiple myeloma at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie. The Severna Park resident was 89.
Dr. Timothy Chizmar, of Harford County, has been hired as the assistant state EMS medical director for the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems. He is also a physician at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, medical director for Harford County EMS and a Bel Air fire company member.
Charles H. Houston Jr., a retired Morgan State University lecturer of American history who kept the legacy of his father's contribution to the civil rights movement alive, died July 15 from Parkinson's disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Pigtown resident was 74.
As a “car-less” (not “careless!”) downtown millennial, I love the concept of Bird scooters in Baltimore. But is Bird just a toy, or could it become a lasting component of the city's struggling public transportation infrastructure? So far, there seem to be more questions than answers.
Police said Cpl. James Evans fired at Tyler Winkler, striking him several times, after Winkler charged officers with what they believed was a “shank-”style weapon, the department said in a statement. Officers later determined the weapon was a comb.
The spread of illnesses from mosquito, tick Lyme disease and other illnesses spread from mosquito, tick and flea bites more than tripled from 2004 to 2016 in what the Centers for Disease Control has called an increasing public health risks.
Police on Monday released the names of two officers who shot a 27-year-old man who they said charged at them with a knife and a chair at a University of Maryland Medical Center behavioral health clinic in West Baltimore Thursday.
Drivers in the Baltimore region spend an average of just over 30 minutes commuting each way — the eighth-longest in the country, according to 2017 U.S. Census data. The average commute time is longer than in notoriously traffic-heavy Los Angeles and only a few minutes shorter than in New York.
Kristin Holland had a rare heart defect that threatened her life — as well as that of her unborn fetus — when she became pregnant. She had a 50 percent of dying during the pregnancy. On Saturday, she and her husband celebrated the first birthday of their son, Ayden, in their Aberdeen home
Maryland is uniquely poised to capture a huge share of the large and growing healthcare cybersecurity market, but the resources that we’re currently putting towards this opportunity simply aren’t enough
John W. Rietz, a retired architect who was known for designing medical facilities and his work with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, died April 17 from complications of pulmonary fibrosis at his Hunt Valley home. He was 73.
Recommendations for fish can be confusing and many people are scared to eat fish because of safety concerns related to mercury and other toxins. While such concerns are valid, studies from the past 30 years consistently show that the benefits of regular fish consumption far outweigh the cons.
There have been 8,509 transplants from January to March of this year nationwide, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Doctors in Baltimore and elsewhere have successfully transplanted organs and other body parts from deceased donors to living candidates.
To allow the city’s parking inspectors to cover more ground, the Parking Authority of Baltimore City is proposing to ditch the current system of residential permit stickers in favor of a virtual permit system using license plate readers to tell who’s parked in the wrong area.