| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:07 PM
When the owners of troubled St. Joseph Medical Center put the Towson hospital up for sale a year ago, the University of Maryland Medical System didn't hesitate to put in a bid.
Medical violations by its star cardiologist had left St. Joseph in...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Jarnetta Kroh, a Greater Baltimore Medical Center philanthropist who assisted her husband in his import car servicing business, died Nov. 25 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder at her home in Laguna Hills, Calif. She was 81 and had lived in the...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., an internist and former head of the division of nuclear medicine at Mercy Medical Center who also was a practicing magician, died July 20 of heart disease at Union Memorial Hospital.
The longtime Guilford resident was 80.
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:21 AM
One hundred years after Theodore Roosevelt proposed studying the European model of nationalized health insurance, America has finally listened. Instead of a direct route to the Bismarck-style system in which the population is divided among multiple...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 5:39 PM
"Drive," he pleaded, sweating and panting. "Just drive."
Munpreet Chona had just crashed his car after fleeing Baltimore County police at speeds topping 100 miles per hour, then stolen a police cruiser after a fight with an officer that sent both...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 11:04 AM
While health professionals encourage people to get from seven to eight hours of sleep nightly, millions of Americans are falling well short of that mark. Many are getting just five to six hours and recent studies have shown that more than 20 percent of...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Francis Xavier "Boots" Hannon Sr., who fought in Normandy, France, during World War II and drove a streetcar for many years, died of pneumonia at St. Agnes Hospital on Wednesday. The Catonsville resident was 91.
Mr. Hannon, who grew up with his 12...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Marie McG. Leaf, a World War II combat nurse who cared for the wounded and dying on the battlefields of Europe, died Thursday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn.
She was 95.
The daughter of...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Two men were killed, two others were shot and a fifth man was stabbed on Halloween night in the city.
About 8:16 p.m., police found a 32-year-old man shot in the torso near his home in the 5300 block of Carriage Court in the Westgate neighborhood of...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Edward A. Branning Jr., a retired Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co. switchman and World War II veteran, died Aug. 28 of heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 88.
The son of a funeral director and a homemaker, Mr. Branning was born in Baltimore...