| May 9, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Johns Hopkins Hospital charged $13,667 on average to treat one admission of a Medicare patient with diabetes in 2011, while a couple of miles away Mercy Medical Center billed an average of $8,425.
The University of Maryland Medical Center charged $9,045...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Sensing, perhaps, that they are losing the public relations battle after Senate candidate Todd Akin's forehead-slapping views on "legitimate rape" and the female body's magical ability to guard against pregnancy, Republicans are trying now to focus on the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:30 AM
The O'Malley administration has settled a class action lawsuit brought by critics who accused the state of failing low-income and disabled Marylanders by regularly taking nearly a year to approve medical assistance applications as part of a severe...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:58 AM
May is here, and there are special events happening in Aberdeen.
At the Aberdeen Senior Center, May got off to a great start with May Day on Wednesday, May 1.
Today, May 3, there is a Men's Discussion Group from 9:30 until 10:15 a.m.
On Tuesday, May...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty to fraud charges this week in a scheme to obtain federal military benefits and state tax breaks with faked documentation claiming they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:48 AM
How do you plan to celebrate Active Aging Week 2012, Sept. 23-29? Are you going to start taking a new fitness class, join a bowling team, play a game of ping pong, take a walk or take a tap-dancing class?
Many of these activities are available at...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:47 AM
How do you plan to celebrate Active Aging Week 2012, Sept. 23-29?
Are you going to start taking a new fitness class, join a bowling team, play a game of ping-pong, take a walk, or take a tap-dancing class?
Many of these activities are available to you...
| Sep 27, 2012
Now that the the dog days of summer are behind us, and school is back in session, there are a couple of critters missing from my house three days a week — my granddaughter, Allison, and my grandog, Waddles, her Chihuahua who was also my house...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The United Way of Central Maryland's Access to Healthy Food Initiative distributed more than 2.8 million pounds of groceries — enough to fill 56 tractor trailers — to low-income individuals and families, the organization announced Tuesday....
| Sep 20, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Arthur Jones III could easily take his answer in a somber direction.
The Ravens defensive end has just been asked to imagine how his mother, blind from diabetes the last three years, will experience Sunday's game against the New England Patriots....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Loretta Dumas-Turner, a retired U.S. Department of Labor economist and world traveler, died April 18 from complications of diabetes at Baltimore Washington Medical Center.
The longtime Pasadena resident was 57.
The daughter of a factory worker and...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Carroll Hospital Center and Carroll Hospice announced this week that the Taneytown-based Kahlert Foundation has donated $5 million to the "Campaign to Cure & Comfort, Always," a $22 million community fundraising initiative.
This is the first multi-...