| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:14 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:55 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:54 AM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 11:23 AM
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-...
| Sep 28, 2014
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Physicians, public health officials and mental health advocates hope the death of Robin Williams will bring new attention to suicide, the little-discussed and less-understood phenomenon that now ranks among the top 10 causes of death in the United States....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Patricia Dixon Johnson, a retired teacher and educational volunteer, died of heart failure Monday at Roland Park Place. She was 90 and had lived in Phoenix in Baltimore County.
Born Patricia Mary Coles in Seattle, she was the daughter of Norman E. Coles,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Maryland lawmakers are moving to make it easier to medicate mental hospital patients against their will, while examining the idea of court-ordered therapy for mentally ill people who aren't hospitalized.
The legislation is based partly on...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Bar, restaurant and liquor store owners from the York Road corridor gathered before their establishments opened for business Wednesday morning to learn how to better combat a late-night scourge in the area — fake IDs and underage drinking.
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Dr. Robert W. Gibson, a seminal figure for more than three decades at the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital where he oversaw the desegregation of its facilities, ended its bankruptcy and extended it into the community, died March 8 of heart failure at his...