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  • Land swap with Franklin Square would facilitate new homeless shelter in Essex

    Land swap with Franklin Square would facilitate new homeless shelter in Essex
    At Baltimore County's shelter for homeless women and families in Essex, bunk beds are crammed together and residents keep belongings in plastic tubs. When fathers arrive with families, they have to sleep on mats out in the hall.
  • On floor for two days after fall, woman rescued by driver

    On floor for two days after fall, woman rescued by driver
    When Robert Parker arrived at Sharon Sawyers' Baltimore home Feb. 26, he realized something was wrong. For the past seven months, Parker, a transportation driver for MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, had been picking up Sawyers for doctors' appointments,...

    The frivolous taking of life

    The frivolous taking of life
    You may have seen the startling bus and metro ads around town that warn, "What does JHU have that 98 percent of medical schools don't? Live animal labs." That's right. Johns Hopkins and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga...

    No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system

    No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system
    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...

    Powdered alcohol should be banned in every state

    Powdered alcohol should be banned in every state
    Imagine your child being offered a sugary alcoholic powder that can be snorted, eaten like Pixy Stix, added to food or sneaked into schools or stadiums and that turns into an alcoholic beverage just by adding water. With little guidance on how much is a...