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Sheppard Pratt Health System

Sheppard Pratt Health System
Sheppard Pratt Health System, based in Towson, is Maryland's largest provider of mental health and special education services.
Sheppard Pratt Health System, based in Towson, is Maryland's largest provider of mental health and special education services. « Show less

Top Sheppard Pratt Health System Articles

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  • H. Thomas Howell

    H. Thomas Howell
    H. Thomas Howell, a trial attorney whose legal arguments helped overturn the mail-fraud conviction of former Gov. Marvin Mandel, died of a heart attack last Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 77. "Tom was one of the great legal minds of our day,"...
  • Overuse of antipsychotics a growing concern

    Overuse of antipsychotics a growing concern
    Antipsychotic medications and the risks associated with their use in nursing homes to treat dementia is an issue of growing concern in the U.S. An interprofessional approach, enlisting pharmacists to work closely with other providers, is key to addressing...
  • George H. Beatty, security officer

    George H. Beatty, security officer
    George H. Beatty, a retired Sheppard Pratt Health System security officer who enjoyed performing in musicals, died Thursday at his Timonium home of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He was 65. The son of Felix "Snooks" Beatty, a...
  • Mary L. "Weezie" Miller, registered nurse

    Mary L. "Weezie" Miller, registered nurse
    Mary L. "Weezie" Miller, a retired registered nurse who had worked for three decades as a head nurse in methadone maintenance programs, died Nov. 21 at Stella Maris Hospice of kidney failure. She was 92. The daughter of Charles Thomas Frock, a...
  • Ravens' Haloti Ngata is the latest star athlete suspended for using Adderall

    Ravens' Haloti Ngata is the latest star athlete suspended for using Adderall
    For nine years, Haloti Ngata has been the bedrock of the Ravens' vaunted defense, the dependable giant around whom the rest of the pieces swirled. On Thursday, however, the giant was felled for using a drug most often associated with being prescribed to...
  • Charlotte Miskelly, Stewart's department store sales associate

    Charlotte Miskelly, Stewart's department store sales associate
    Charlotte Lee Miskelly, a retired Stewart's department store sales associate, died of heart failure Tuesday at the Genesis Multi-Medical Center. The former Rodgers Forge resident was 100. Born Charlotte Lee O'Neill in Baltimore, she was the daughter...
  • Arlynne S. Stark, dance therapist

    Arlynne S. Stark, dance therapist
    Arlynne S. Stark, a dancer who was a pioneer and early advocate of dance movement therapy and was a co-founder of the American Dance Therapy Association, died of breast cancer Nov. 17 at Collier Hospice Center at Lutheran Hospital in Denver. The former...
  • Towson Run contains bacterial contamination, Balto. Co. officials say

    Towson Run contains bacterial contamination, Balto. Co. officials say
    Baltimore County officials say testing has shown intermittent instances of E. coli contamination in Towson Run. A public works spokesman said Friday that the county health department recently posted warnings signs at a portion of the run, between Abbey...
  • Dr. Irving J. Taylor, psychiatrist

    Dr. Irving J. Taylor, psychiatrist
    Dr. Irving J. Taylor, a psychiatrist, researcher and philanthropist who had been medical director and CEO of the old Taylor Manor Hospital in Ellicott City, died Friday at his Pikesville home of a heart attack. He was 95. "Irv Taylor was a major pioneer...
  • Author offers a different take on dieting

    Author offers a different take on dieting
    Society's obsession with being thin doesn't seem to have motivated most people to lose weight and keep it off. One expert suggests that people give up on dieting and learn to listen to their bodies. Linda Bacon, a speaker and author, plans a free...
  • New local research partnership will develop mental illness therapies

    New local research partnership will develop mental illness therapies
    There is little doctors can do for those suffering serious brain injuries from car crashes, athletics and battle, other than wait and treat the symptoms, but a unique collaboration between those who study mental illness and those who treat the disorders...