| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:03 PM
R. Champlin "Champ" Sheridan Jr., founder of a leading scientific, technical and trade printing company and a major benefactor of the Johns Hopkins University, died Aug. 7 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach, Fla....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Despite the industrial train tracks about 100 feet beyond her back fence, Laurie Weishorn's neat, tree-lined backyard in Southwest Baltimore can seem like an oasis of suburban quiet on a low-humidity summer afternoon.
After 22 years in Morrell Park,...
| Jul 31, 2013
The largest long-term study of Hispanic/Latino health to date could help uncover reasons behind this group's high rate of certain chronic, often life-threatening diseases and determine why life expectancy in the population appears longer despite these...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Volunteer groups in several area communities provided a fresh coat of paint this summer to homes in need of an update.
The groups participated in Paint-South Dakota, a statewide program that matches volunteers with homeowners in need of assistance....
| Jul 13, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Editor’s note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail runs “A Life Remembered.” Each story in this continuing series takes a look back — through the eyes of family, friends, co-workers and others — at a member of the community who died...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Joyce M. Vogelsang, a homemaker and avid sports fan, died Friday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster. She was 85.
Born and raised in Baltimore, the former Joyce Millicent Pruett was a graduate of...
| Jul 3, 2013
Patients hospitalized for chronic illnesses often struggle after they are sent home, especially if they lack social support or money to manage their complex health needs.
So doctors are launching a pilot program at the University of Illinois Hospital...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:33 PM
At the age of 4, Shelly Carrillo said she met her father for the first time.
“It was like I was his own,” Carrillo said of her stepfather, Ron Blankenship. “It didn’t matter that I wasn’t biologically his. I was just his...
| Jun 11, 2013
At age 87, Stanley R. Ballou Jr. had multiple medical conditions and required nursing home care. He endured several infections and associated emergency hospitalizations. "Each time he lost a little more ground. There were more and more heroics on each...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Atención asmáticos: La FDA ha emitido un alerta dejando saber a los consumidores que los últimos dos inhaladores que contienen clorofluorocarbonos (CFCs en inglés) y que son dañinos de la capa de ozono, serán retirados del mercado a finales de este año....