| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Cancer patients at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center will now be able to access clinical trials and specialists offered in downtown Baltimore at the hospital system’s flagship research center.
St. Joseph, bought by the...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Dr. Robert E. Cooke, a retired Johns Hopkins pediatrician-in-chief who was a founder of the Head Start children's program and a presidential medical adviser, died of heart disease Feb. 2 at his Oak Bluffs home on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. The former...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:45 AM
For the second year in a row the General Assembly did not address the issue of physicians dispensing pharmaceuticals in workers' compensation cases. This practice has expanded significantly over the past five years and it costs employers insured with...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:33 AM
For McKenzie Zepp's 13th birthday, she asked her family and friends for one gift: a donation to the Carroll Hospital Center's Carroll Regional Cancer Center.
At her birthday party Jan. 3, the seventh-grader at West Middle School received a birthday gift...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Maryland's own Sugar Ray Leonard is perhaps best known as a baby-faced Olympic gold medalist and champion prize fighter with a winning smile.
Yet for decades, the world-renowned boxer suppressed a devastating secret: Leonard had been sexually abused as a...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64.
"There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The University of Maryland Medical System has completed its merger with Upper Chesapeake Health in Harford County, four years after the medical institutions agreed to affiliate.
Upper Chesapeake includes the 185-bed Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Probably the one thing that's fair to say about the state of health care in this country is a lot of people have a lot of strong feelings about it.
Beyond that, there's unlikely to be much agreement. What some folks think is good, others think is bad....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:25 AM
Upper Chesapeake Health's Ambulatory Care Center in Bel Air has been named after long-time Harford County philanthropists Shirley and Ralph Klein, the medical system announced Tuesday.
It will be called the Klein Ambulatory Care Center.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Aberdeen IronBirds were headed to the Penn League playoffs for the first time in the club's 12 season history. The Birds would go two and out, still the best record in franchise history.
A petition was filed for judicial review of the site plan...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Johns Hopkins University scientists will share in one of the largest one-time philanthropic gifts for cancer research ever made, $540 million aimed at preventing and curing the disease, officials are scheduled to announce today.
The $90 million marked...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Upper Chesapeake Health is preparing to open its $60 million Patricia D. and M. Scott Kaufman Cancer Center on the campus of Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.
In advance of the center's scheduled public opening on Oct. 7, Upper Chesapeake...