| Apr 22, 2015
| 8:37 AM
“Mr. B is a 76-year-old Vietnam veteran presenting with profound left sided weakness.”
No matter what information was about to follow this opening sentence, I knew this patient was definitely in harm’s way.
Sure enough, as the...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 6:15 PM
A 45-year-old man walked into the Ferndale Fire Station at 4:33 p.m. Monday suffering from steam burns, said Lt. Eric Hammack, a fire department spokesman.
The burns were from a burst in a radiator hose and the man was transported to Johns Hopkins...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 8:16 PM
Dr. Czarina A. "Rina" Santos-Borja, director of geriatric services at Sheppard Pratt Health System, who was known for her wide smile and ability to put patients and their families at ease, died April 12 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of a...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 5:37 PM
Susan Watkins said her days were filled with anxiety because her autistic son is about to age out of the education system and will lose many of the services he had received as a child. Susan and husband Tim were looking for an adult program with no luck....
| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:25 PM
No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities.
The new system — which assigns one to...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 1:00 PM
We hear of the wondrous benefits Baltimore will gain once the Red Line is built connecting Woodlawn with Bayview but no specific examples ("Derailing Maryland light rail," March 20).
Were origin and destination surveys conducted to determine the need...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 8:23 PM
The director of the Johns Hopkins Regional Burn Center has filed a lawsuit that accuses his superiors of covering up "unsafe and dangerous" care at the center's pediatric unit and of retaliating against him after he reported the allegations internally....
| Mar 26, 2015
| 4:55 PM
William J. "Bill" Toohey, a former spokesman for the Baltimore County police who was the face of the department during high-profile cases for more than a decade, died Thursday of intravascular lymphoma at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Canton...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 8:15 PM
A pickup truck secured by its hitch to a cargo ship seems like a bad idea under any circumstance, but we are not experts in these matters.
And neither was the crew aboard the MSC Ilona after they ended up reeling in a pickup truck around 7:30 p.m....
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:10 AM
Dr. Howard J. Ehrlich, a sociologist, educator and author who founded the Prejudice Institute, died Feb. 2 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of Parkinson's and cardiac disease. He was 82.
Born in New York City, Howard Jay Ehrlich was raised...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 12:09 PM
Twice in recent weeks, Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts has made a startling statement to national audiences: Baltimore is still dealing with 1950s- and 1960s-era racism.
The statement, which comes as the city is seeing population growth for the...