| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:45 AM
In the 1930s, outbreaks swept through every corner of Baltimore. Tens of thousands of children grew sick with fever and a tale-tell rash. Many recovered without incident, but hundreds were killed, and many more were permanently injured with brain damage...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:54 AM
For eight days, I had the distinct pleasure of no running water in my house. I tried defrosting pipes with the help of friendly neighbors and a plumber, only to find that my external water meter was cracked and the city's services would be required to fix...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Dr. William M. "Billy" Hall, a gynecologist and obstetrician who was the first African-American to head the staff of the old Lutheran Hospital, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 18 at his Columbus, Ohio, home The former Ashburton resident was 88....
| Feb 27, 2015
Flu shots, nasal spray
Free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray are available by appointment at the health department's Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W. Glen Burnie 410-222-6633 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, 410-222-...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:53 PM
As water spurted out of a pump and flowed down North Fulton Avenue in Franklin Square, Royal Stewart stood watch and offered his secret for staying warm on cold days as a member of a Baltimore water crew: hot Lipton tea and a positive attitude....
| Mar 19, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Minutes after taking her first breath outside the womb, Kathryn "Katie" Marie Wilusz cuddled on her mom's bare chest, gazing in the direction of her voice. Dad sat close by, dressed in scrubs, as she wrapped a tiny hand around his index finger.
| Mar 20, 2015
The following activities are offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818.
Income tax help Assistance for seniors through VITA is available Mondays through April 10.
| Mar 9, 2015
| 2:47 PM
Richard Henry Renoff, a retired electrical sales and engineering representative, died March 4 at the University of Maryland Medical Center of complications after falling on ice. The Severna Park resident was 93.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:33 PM
A patient makes her way into a hospital emergency department looking feverish and says she feels sick.
Asked whether she has traveled overseas in the past few weeks, she says she went to a funeral in Sierra Leone, a country hard hit by the Ebola...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 9:26 AM
Two hospitals in Anne Arundel County have asked the state for permission to perform open-heart surgery, setting up a likely battle between the two to become the first facility in about a decade to receive the lucrative designation as a cardiac center....
| Feb 21, 2015
| 1:40 PM
Jessica Rispoli Joines is a certified genetic counselor at the University of Maryland Medical Center and associate director of the Master’s in Genetic Counseling Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She has been working as a...