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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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  • Md. man accused of cannibalism is indicted, moved to mental hospital

    Alexander Kinyua, the 21-year-old accused of killing a man and eating his organs, has been formally indicted on charges of first-degree murder and assault and has been sent to a Maryland state mental hospital. Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I....
  • An unhealthy fear of fatty foods

    By now all of the Twinkies, Ho Hos and other Hostess baked goods have been stripped from grocery store shelves — and countless tributes paid via Tweets, blogs and Facebook posts. After more than 80 years in business, Hostess declared it was...
  • Towson attorney demands state rescind group home license

    A Towson attorney has filed suit to prevent Sheppard Pratt Health System from opening a residential group home in his Ruxton neighborhood, and is demanding that the state rescind a license recently issued for the facility. Thomas C. Costello claims the...
  • Facebook users may develop poor body image

    Facebook may be focusing users too much on their body weight and image, according to a new survey from the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt. The mental health institution took a look at the social media outlet and found 75 percent of...
  • Margaret W. "Margie" Brooks, homemaker

    Margaret W. "Margie" Brooks, homemaker
    Margaret W. "Margie" Brooks, a homemaker, volunteer and avid gardener, died Dec. 28 of a cerebral hemorrhage at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 93. The daughter of an insurance executive and a homemaker, Margaret Eloise Wells was born in...
  • Planners begin countywide zoning review

    The patch of green on Montgomery Road across from the Long Gate Shopping Center in Ellicott City stands out amid the asphalt, stores and homes. Behind a few small wood-frame houses and garages, these nearly eight acres could almost be a suburban park,...
  • Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances

    Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances
    Baltimore has witnessed love and loss. From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald's former Baltimore home for sale

    It might lack the cachet of Long Island Sound, where novelist S. Scott Fitzgerald set "The Great Gatsby." But anyone with a spare $450,000 can live in a piece of literary history — specifically the 3,600-square-foot Bolton Hill town home where...
  • Gilded Age for sale: F. Scott Fitzgerald's Baltimore house

    Gilded Age for sale: F. Scott Fitzgerald's Baltimore house
    If you want a taste of the Gilded Age, just plunk down $450,000, the asking price for a Baltimore townhouse once owned by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The author who gave us "The Great Gatsby" and other classics lived in Towson and Baltimore while wife Zelda...
  • Man allegedly trespassed at school, had high-powered guns at home

    Man allegedly trespassed at school, had high-powered guns at home
    Anne Arundel County police found a stash of high-powered weapons, including an AK-47 assault rifle and an Uzi carbine, at the home of a 25-year-old man who they said entered North County High School in Glen Burnie through a back door. Police said...
  • Legislation would require participation in psychiatric bed registry

    Legislation would require participation in psychiatric bed registry
    A Baltimore lawmaker plans to introduce legislation that would require all Maryland hospitals to participate in an online psychiatric bed registry meant to expedite care for the mentally ill. Del. Samuel I. "Sandy" Rosenberg said the registry can help...