| Jul 4, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Rita Sloan Berndt, a neurology professor at the University of Maryland Medical School for 25 years who studied people who suffered from aphasia, the loss of the power to use or understand words, died June 17 of lymphoma at her home in Roland Park. She was...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79.
Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Senseless and tragic. Alan Trimakas was a brilliant, compassionate medical student ("In the light of judicial scrutiny, a dark memory," July 5). He would have been a great physician. When we had him while doing his psychiatry rotation as a junior...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Minimally invasive surgery leads to fewer infections and other complications than traditional open surgery but not all hospitals are regularly offering such procedures, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University.
The researchers looked at a...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Peter Winkenwerder, a retired financial consultant and Baltimore County farmer, was killed June 6 in an automobile accident on Greenspring Avenue in Owings Mills. He was 73.
Mr. Winkenwerder was taken to Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
In a sobering discovery, researchers say that rapid treatment of HIV-like infections in monkeys failed to prevent the establishment of persistent viral reservoirs in as little as three days.
The study, published Sunday in the journal Nature, comes on...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Potomac River has long been a symbolic divide between two states with divergent histories and politics. Today, the difference between Virginia and Maryland plays out in Medicaid coverage.
In Maryland, low-income workers — adults living alone...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A blood test that monitors changes in one specific gene may someday allow doctors to predict those likely to attempt suicide.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University identified a chemical alteration linked to stress reactions and plan more studies....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Dr. Thomas F. "Tim" Herbert, a well-known Howard County physician who practiced family medicine in Ellicott City for 40 years, died Sunday of cancer at William Hill Manor in Easton. He was 86.
"Tim was such a wonderful guy and he was wonderful to me,"...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Inviting a friend to play on a tire swing can be difficult for autistic children, but with special kinds of playgrounds cropping up in Maryland and around the country, it may become easier.
The Shafer Center, a school in Owings Mills for autistic...