| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Shirley B. Howard, a former local TV personality who with her late husband co-founded the Children's Cancer Foundation and proceeded to raise millions of dollars to help children suffering from cancer, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at her...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:26 AM
For the past 21 years, the first week in August has been known as World Breastfeeding Week. Maryland, recognizing the importance of breast-feeding for both personal and public health, has annually expanded this to declare August Maryland Breastfeeding...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Mildred A. "Mitzi" Blumenthal, a former substitute teacher and philanthropist, died Monday from anemia at Sunrise of Pikesville, an assisted-living facility. She was 96.
The former Mildred Alexander was born in Baltimore and raised on Loyola Southway...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Mary N.C. Redd, a retired city public schools educator and active volunteer, died Aug. 17 of a cardiac arrest at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Ashburton resident was 88.
The daughter of a doctor and a homemaker, Mary Cornelia Nixon Camper was born at...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:12 AM
A woman was shot in the left cheek early Monday but was expected to survive, Baltimore police said.
The Northwest Baltimore shooting was the last in a violent weekend, where three people — including a teenager — were killed and eight people...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore launched an incentive program this week to encourage nurses to discharge more patients by noon, prompting questions about patient safety.
The program sets a goal for nursing units to discharge 20 percent of their patients...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Ivelisse Page is on a mission.
In 2011, Page launched Believe Big, a nonprofit foundation that helps cancer patients and their families through this traumatic, life-changing diagnosis. Based on her own experience as a colon cancer survivor, Page aims to...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:10 PM
A woman charged last month with killing her 1-year-old grandson and injuring another grandchild by rubbing methadone on their gums was mistakenly released from the Baltimore jail last week.
Mark Cheshire, a spokesman for the Baltimore State's Attorney's...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I followed with interest Andrea K. Walker's article concerning Sinai Hospital's incentive discharge program ("Sinai's incentive discharge program raises questions," Aug. 30).
However, I was dismayed by Maryland Nurses Association President Neysa Ernst's...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:23 AM
Literary legend has it that James Michener saw a great blue heron above the St. Michaels property he was inspecting and immediately decided to buy the 25 acres and the old house that sat on a creek off the Choptank River, near the entrance to the...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Lauren La Canfora, the wife of CBS Sports' "NFL Insider" Jason La Canfora who was hit by a car while running Friday in Towson, was released from a second trip to the hospital Sunday.
She remains in "a lot of pain," with a concussion but no internal...