| Jun 27, 2015
| 11:51 AM
Dr. John H. "Jack" Hebb, a retired gynecologist whose career spanned more than 40 years, died of multiple organ failure Monday at the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. He was 91.
"He was a straightforward, no-BS type of physician in his...
| Jun 22, 2015
| 6:19 PM
Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that he has non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system, and that it is advanced. But cancer doctors say that doesn't mean it's incurable.
Hogan, 59, said his cancer was diagnosed in a late stage after he...
| Jun 21, 2015
A tired physician prescribes the wrong medication. A surgeon misreads a patient's chart. A nurse inserts the wrong IV or administers too great a dose of a drug.
Even the best health care professionals may make mistakes, and some lapses can lead to...
| Jun 14, 2015
A daughter, Tabatha Helen Carroll, was born at 4:52 a.m. May 15, 2015, to Bruce Carroll and Samantha Alessi, of Manchester. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. Grandparents are Brian and Donna Carroll, of Manchester; and Carole Alessi, of...
| Jun 6, 2015
| 11:55 AM
Virginia McKechnie, founder of the Tomlinson Craft Collection, who was also an original Harborplace merchant, died of an aneurysm May 25 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 86 and lived in Cockeysville and Riderwood.
"Just about everyone in...
| May 31, 2015
| 12:58 PM
Claretta B. Alston Green, a retired Baltimore City Public Schools teacher, died of respiratory failure May 23 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Northeast Baltimore resident was 85.
Born Claretta B. Alston in Baltimore, she was the daughter of...
| May 27, 2015
| 12:39 PM
James G. Gayhardt, a retired partner in a Baltimore integrated security firm, died May 21 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of heart failure. He was 83.
The son of Francis Patrick Gayhardt, general manager of Bugle Linen Service, and Evelyn Cecilia...
| May 15, 2015
| 12:52 PM
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 from liver disease at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Ruxton resident...
| May 6, 2015
| 12:56 PM
About 50 million people in the United States suffer from some kind of allergy, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The immune system becomes overactive when a person comes into contact with a substance from the environment or...
| May 7, 2015
| 1:01 PM
Eleanor M. Barnhart, former director of volunteer services at Sheppard Pratt Health System, died April 19 at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson of complications from dementia. She was 87.
"She was for years considered to be one of the few...
| May 5, 2015
| 1:55 PM
Raymond J. Hiser Sr., a retired illustrator who was a volunteer aboard the Liberty ship S.S. John W. Brown, died Saturday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of pneumonia. The Cockeysville resident was 89.
The son of Edward Hiser, an auto mechanic,...