| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Maryland's 32 birthing hospitals have all agreed to adopt new state breast-feeding policies and become certified as "baby-friendly."
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene embarked on a campaign nine months ago to get hospitals more...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Madelaine D. Franzone, a former office administrator and homemaker who enjoyed opera, died Aug.3 of Alzheimer's disease at her longtime Timonium residence. She was 90.
The daughter of a chemist and a homemaker, Madelaine Dorothea Neutzel was born in...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Nancy P. "Polly" Deeley, a homemaker and volunteer, died Tuesday of heart failure at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in West Towson. She was 88.
The daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Nancy Price was born in Baltimore and raised in...
| Aug 23, 2013
In "college town" Towson, even the sports bar needs our tax money to build up and sell more booze ("State board OKs Greene Turtle loan," Aug. 22).
The Green Turtle got a state-approved loan in 1995. Now, it borrows $893,000, $240,000 from Maryland, to...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Theodore C. Houk, known as Baltimore County's running doctor, is on the road again — only slower, on a shorter leash. He walks a half-mile or so at a time now, stepping with a cane, a metal frame on his right leg, working back to the conspicuously...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Lauren La Canfora, the wife of CBS Sports' "NFL Insider" Jason La Canfora who was hit by a car while running Friday in Towson, was released from a second trip to the hospital Sunday.
She remains in "a lot of pain," with a concussion but no internal...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Jeanne H. Baetjer, a founder who served as the first president of the board of trustees of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Sept. 11 of cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 91.
"Jeanne was one of the founders of the Greater Baltimore Medical...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Dr. Theodore Houk's condition after being struck by a car on North Charles Street on Thursday was upgraded from critical to serious over the weekend, according to a Maryland Shock Trauma Center spokeswoman.
Houk, 50, is well-known for jogging 5.5...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 2:04 PM
William B. "Buck" Frisch, a retired McCormick & Co. executive who played a pivotal role in bringing the tall ships to Baltimore during the nation's bicentennial in 1976, died March 30 of multiple melanoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:46 AM
As a Greater Baltimore Medical Center doctor recovers from injuries suffered after being hit by a car while out for a run, it is a good time to remind all runners about safety precautions they should take.
Police said Dr. Theodore Houk of Lutherville was...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A state plan to tie medical spending to the growth of the economy is making hospital executives uneasy.
Executives support the spirit of the plan proposed by the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which seeks to reduce health spending by...