| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Late last year, medical device maker Zimmer Holdings Inc. made two large payments to Dr. Andrew N. Pollak, chair of the University of Maryland Medical System's orthopedics department.
The payments, one for $47,225 and the other for $45,902, were...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:33 AM
When Mary Casterline was diagnosed with invasive carcinoma of the breast in mid-April, she knew she was fortunate. Her cancer was very treatable and she had a lot of options for both treatment and beyond.
Casterline's doctors explained that she had...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:41 AM
A man who was operating a mini steamroller that rolled over and trapped him Wednesday afternoon has died, Baltimore County authorities said Thursday.
Michael Ray Mathews, 64, of Freeland, was using the mini steamroller to flatten out a pile of dirt...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Mary M. "Margie" Adams, who worked for a mortgage origination company and was a physical fitness enthusiast, died Friday at her Sparks home of a massive heart attack. She was 49.
The daughter of Dr. Hector F. DiNardo Jr., a dentist, and Margaret Meekins...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:41 PM
A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families:
Nonprofits, charities and support groups
American Breast Cancer Foundation Towson-based, national, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose goal is to reduce the financial barriers to early...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:25 PM
No parent wants to be in a position to use it, but child-safety experts agree that learning infant and child CPR is a must for every mother and father.
"It's one skill that just doesn't come naturally to caregivers. It's a learned technique," says Lanny...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Are you a doctor or a hair stylist with a sudden cancellation, or a client looking for an appointment on the fly?
There's an app for that. It's a nationwide service called Everseat and is run out of offices in Mount Washington Mill.
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Helyn G. Collison, a founder of a secretarial and typing business who later went into real estate sales, died Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of complications from a seizure. She was 85.
The daughter of Horace Baylor Hatton, a vice president...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:24 PM
While the Obama administration presses colleges and universities to respond more aggressively to sexual assaults, students who are attacked at Baltimore-area schools are unable to get rape kit exams on their campuses.
Instead, they must go to a hospital...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Maryland added its 10th hospital-based domestic violence program at the University of Maryland Medical Center, officials announced Monday.
The Bridge Project at UMMC was launched with a $50,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:01 AM
D. Kent Parker, a retired supervisor of records and information technology for Baltimore County government, died Saturday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of complications from a fall. He was 77.
The stepson of Halbert Fitz, a salesman, and Margaret...