| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Americans' bad diets are leading many people to have their gallbladders removed because of gallstones. The stones, which can vary in size, are not usually problematic if they are asymptomatic. People with symptoms such as extreme abdominal pain may be...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Theodore C. Houk, known as Baltimore County's running doctor, is on the road again — only slower, on a shorter leash. He walks a half-mile or so at a time now, stepping with a cane, a metal frame on his right leg, working back to the conspicuously...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Elaine N. Porter, a homemaker and award-winning quilter, died Friday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at her Lutherville home. She was 87.
The daughter of the founder and president of Real Estate Title Co. and a homemaker, Elaine Neubauer was...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Dennis J. Szymaszek, a retired materials and logistics director who was a classic sports car enthusiast, died Friday of cancer at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 71.
The son of an Armco steelworker and a homemaker, Dennis Joseph...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Towson confirmed Thursday morning that a member of the football team fell ill Monday and was hospitalized.
Citing HIPPA laws that protect the medical privacy of individuals, the university did not name the player. The player was transferred Tuesday from...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Baltimore County police charged the husband of a Parkville woman killed Tuesday with first degree murder Wednesday. Officers tracked Cory Shirell Bowman to a Baltimore apartment late Wednesday and found a man inside dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound....
| Aug 8, 2013
John W. Gardner, a retired accountant and World War II Navy pilot who left his estate to various charities, died Friday of pneumonia at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 93.
"John is an incredible example for each of us. He loved people and our...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Maryland's 32 birthing hospitals have all agreed to adopt new state breast-feeding policies and become certified as "baby-friendly."
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene embarked on a campaign nine months ago to get hospitals more...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Ilias "Louis" Sabracos, a fixture in Baltimore's Greek community who owned several successful businesses, including a barbershop and diner, died Wednesday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center after suffering a stroke. He was 81.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Giving birth in a Kmart parking lot off Belair Road wasn't part of Amber Noll's pregnancy plan, but she said that's what happened after a hospital sent her home Monday morning because she wasn't far enough along.
Noll, who already has two young girls,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The Class of 1953 from Hoover High School gathered late last month for a 60th reunion luncheon at Oakmont Country Club. More than 100 people attended, including graduates, spouses, grown children and friends.
Jim Hushaw was the master of ceremonies...