| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:50 PM
Dr. Steven S. Sharfstein, president of Sheppard Pratt Health System, announced Thursday that he will retire.
Sharfstein, who was hired as vice president and medical director before taking over as president and CEO in 1992, said he would retire after...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:05 PM
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,"...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:53 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:00 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:01 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 1:35 PM
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...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 1:44 PM
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...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 10:38 AM
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...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:17 PM
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...
| 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...