| Aug 31, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Gene Ransom, CEO of the Maryland State Medical Society, writes in his article to the Sun ("Don't cut services first," Aug 29) that thousands of vulnerable Marylanders stand to receive inadequate, substandard health care for years to come if the state's...
| Nov 26, 2011
The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer.
Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:52 PM
The state may have erroneously paid up to $2.5 million on health care through the Medicaid program for more than 300 low-income residents after they died, according to a state legislative audit released Wednesday.
The payments were discovered after...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Charles Leo Coyle, a retired advertising executive for the Hecht Co. and the News American who was a World War II dive bomber, died of kidney disease Sept. 23 at the Hospice House of Williamsburg, Va. He was 88 and had lived in Towson for many years....
| Dec 15, 2011
More than 20 million Americans are living with diabetes, and another 40 million are in the early stages of the disease. Managing diabetes can be a challenge all year long, but the holidays can pose special problems. All those extra treats, meals and...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:31 PM
More than 20 million Americans are living with diabetes, and another 40 million are in the early stages of the disease. Managing diabetes can be a challenge all year long, but the holidays can pose special problems.
But a little planning, and will...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 8:32 PM
At least one student at George Washington Elementary in southwest Baltimore has been diagnosed with scarlet fever, according to the city health department.
A letter was sent home to parents Thursday detailing the illness' symptoms.
Scarlet fever is a...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:20 PM
School and health officials worked Friday to ease parents' fears after three classmates at George Washington Elementary in Southwest Baltimore were diagnosed with scarlet fever — an ailment with a scary history, but one that is easily treated and...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Rather than using their day off to relax, the sisters of Laurel's Psi Epsilon Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha spent theMartin Luther King Jr.holiday doing something King would have embraced: giving back to the community.
Along with community...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Amanda Tauber weighs in on type 2...
| Apr 18, 2010
| 7:59 AM
Venture out into East Baltimore's McElderry Park neighborhood after a shooting and you're likely to come across Gardnel Carter, a hulking, 48-year-old man who spent two decades in prison for murder.
Along with a crew of men with similar backgrounds,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Alonzo Mourning insists he won't cry when he is enshrined into to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Aug. 8.
Of course, the former shot-blocking center made the same vow when his No. 33 jersey was retired by the Miami Heat in...