| Mar 21, 2015
| 11:16 AM
Pamela Mattie Joseph, a former Air Force major and flight nurse who became an advocate for cancer awareness, died of multiple myeloma March 7 at her Columbia home. She was 64.
Pamela Howell was born in Waynesville, N.C., the daughter of William Howell,...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 12:41 PM
Jack F. Beck Sr., former CEO and president of Enterprise Electric Co. who enjoyed collecting and driving vintage Buicks, died Monday at Howard County General Hospital of pneumonia. He was 83.
The son of Raymond Beck, who founded Enterprise Electric Co....
| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:59 AM
Alfred I. Daniel, who had a long career as a pharmacologist working for various pharmaceutical companies, died Feb. 26 at Howard County General Hospital. He was 80.
The son of Leonard Daniel, who worked for the National Geographic Society, and Emily...
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2014
Howard County farmers' markets feature locally grown produce, baked goods, fruits, flowers, transplants, organically grown produce and specialty items at these locations:
•Howard County General Hospital, 5755 Cedar Lane in...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Breast cancer gets a lot of attention — and not just during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There’s a good reason for that, as any of the quarter-million American women diagnosed with breast cancer each year will tell you....
| Dec 19, 2014
The 21st annual Symphony of Lights, a 20-minute drive through more than 70 larger-than-life holiday light displays, is on view through Sunday, Jan. 4, at 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. Hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 8:22 PM
A Baltimore woman has sued the Johns Hopkins Health System, saying she had to have her legs and arms amputated after doctors at one of its hospitals failed to diagnose a uterine infection.
Joyce Ferguson says the infection spread throughout her body,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
All Americans need to wake up. We have seen how government health care is corrupt at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, so why would you think another government health care agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is any better?
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:42 PM
As health officials fail to contain West Africa's Ebola outbreak, recent scares at two Baltimore-area hospitals highlight the need for hospitals here and across the United States to prepare space and equipment for what some consider inevitable — the...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:57 AM
Howard County police are investigating a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Columbia that left one person dead and two others injured.
Police said the crash happened at 4:36 a.m. The preliminary investigation indicates a 2002 Nissan Frontier...