| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:46 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify Baltimore-area hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers...
| 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 6, 2013
| 7:24 AM
A woman badly injured after being struck by a car in Dundalk on Monday night has died from her injuries, Baltimore County police said on Tuesday.
Police said that Shattina Santos, 31, of Reisterstown was crossing Eastern Avenue against a red signal...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:59 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify some hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers combined....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:43 AM
It is mid-morning on a recent Friday in West Baltimore, and there is a long line snaking down the street and around the corner. Why? Vendors are dispensing free heroin samples.
In other areas of the city, buyers are risking arrest and drug contamination...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Two people were injured Saturday afternoon as they pushed a burning boat away from other vessels at an Essex yacht club, officials said.
The boat – a 30- to 35-foot cabin cruiser-style powerboat – caught fire near a fuel pier at the...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, a pediatrician and psychiatrist who was the founder and director of the division of child psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Aug. 5 of a heart attack while vacationing in Bethany Beach, Del. The longtime...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Two people, including one firefighter, were injured in a three-alarm blaze at a home in Catonsville early Tuesday morning, Baltimore County fire officials said.
Captain Bruce Schultz said the fire occurred at around 1 a.m. and was brought under...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 4:09 PM
A Dundalk man shot and injured his newly married daughter early Saturday morning before killing his wife and himself after a barricade situation at their home, Baltimore County police said.
Police identified the man as James W. Burnham, 51, his wife...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Among the 52 calls for medical and fire-rescue service received by the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department during the period Aug. 18-25 were the following:
Interstate 195 between exits 3 and 4, 11:16 p.m. Aug. 21. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:42 AM
As the Hispanic community in Baltimore boomed in the last decade, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center responded by adding health programs to meet the population's unique needs.
Now the East Baltimore center is bringing all its past efforts —...