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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

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fiction does a disservice to psychiatry

    Fiction does a disservice to psychiatry
    I just saw Center Stage's production of "Next to Normal," a play portraying a family grappling with the wife/mother's bipolar disorder. I am not a theater critic. I am however, a psychiatrist on the teaching staff of Sheppard Pratt, University of Maryland...
  • Baltimore mayors have a history of working themselves into the hospital

    Baltimore mayors have a history of working themselves into the hospital
    Running the city of Baltimore isn't for the faint of heart. Like Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, many of the city's chief executives over the past 100 years have worked their way into the hospital. Rawlings-Blake's health scare came during the Star-...
  • Amazon to start collecting sales tax from Maryland shoppers

    Amazon to start collecting sales tax from Maryland shoppers
    Maryland consumers who shop online at Amazon.com after Tuesday will be paying more — 6 percent of the sale. Yet most shoppers will click "place your order" anyway. The world's largest online retailer will begin collecting Maryland's sales tax as...
  • Columbia Election Candidate: Harry Schwarz

    This is one in a series of submitted candidate profiles for the Columbia Association Elections.  The Columbia Association will hold elections on Saturday, April 26. During the elections, Columbia residents who pay the Columbia Association assessed fee...
  • WMAR barricade suspect had been hospitalized for mental illness, mother says

    WMAR barricade suspect had been hospitalized for mental illness, mother says
    Vladimir Mehul Baptiste imagined conversations with his family, according to his mother, banged on the walls of his home screaming, "What's wrong with me?" and sat in a rainstorm because he said it felt good. The man now accused of ramming a stolen...