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  • Mark Midei fights for medical license, exoneration

    Mark Midei fights for medical license, exoneration
    It took 25 years for Dr. Mark Midei to build his reputation and less than two for it to come crashing down. In the spring of 2009, he was a superstar cardiologist with a seven-figure salary and a staff that adored him. By late April 2011, he was...
  • Gay marriage opponents need to get the facts about homosexuality

    Gay marriage opponents need to get the facts about homosexuality
    A state delegate from Virginia recently wrote on this page that "Sexual orientation is not limited to same- or complementary-sex attractions but includes attractions to children, prostitutes, multiple wives (polygamy), dead persons (necrophilia), animals,...
  • Medical-religious partnerships can address health needs of an aging society

    In my July 7 column, "Sharing learning opportunities has come full circle," I mentioned that I couldn't fit into that column all the information I had learned at the Maryland Gerontological Association's spring conference. One of the topics I didn't...
  • 2011 Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame inductees announced

    The Havre de High School Hall of Fame Committee Wednesday announced the six people it has chosen for the Hall of Fame's second class that will be inducted in October. The class includes brother and sister physicians who were also active in local...
  • Dr. Herbert Leonard Warres

    Dr. Herbert Leonard Warres
    Dr. Herbert Leonard Warres, a World War II combat surgeon who later became a radiologist and headed the outpatient radiology department at what is now the University of Maryland Medical Center, died Wednesday at North Oaks retirement community in...
  • St. Joseph Medical Center replaces chief executive

    St. Joseph Medical Center replaces chief executive
    St. Joseph Medical Center tapped a veteran health care manager Friday to replace its president and chief executive, who resigned two weeks ago without explanation. Charles W. Neumann comes to St. Joseph via FTI Consultants, a firm that specializes in...
  • Where medical masterpieces are made

    Where medical masterpieces are made
    As an oil painter in college, Elizabeth Cook expected to pursue the life of the typical aspiring American artist: get an advanced degree, move to a big city, embark on a future of creative struggle. Then she attended an exclusive arts workshop in New...
  • Criminal trial begins for Eastern Shore doctor accused of unnecessary stent procedures

    While the Maryland Board of Physicians weighs professional charges against one cardiologist accused of placing heart stents into hundreds of patients who didn't need them, a federal jury in Baltimore is considering criminal charges against another. The...
  • Is obesity grounds for taking away a child?

    In a July 13 opinion piece in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a pediatrician and a lawyer from Harvard suggest that child-protective services take severely overweight children away from negligent parents. I do think this question should...
  • Baltimore court is a magnet for same-sex parents

    Baltimore court is a magnet for same-sex parents
    The rows of wooden benches were filled with seven families for adoption day in Baltimore City Circuit Court last month. A pair of gay men seeking to adopt a baby. Three lesbian couples, two with twins. Two single moms with two kids between them. And...
  • Dr. Frank Anthony Faraino, surgeon

    Dr. Frank Anthony Faraino, surgeon
    Dr. Frank Anthony Faraino, a retired Baltimore thoracic and vascular surgeon whose career spanned more than four decades and who performed the first pacemaker implantation in Maryland, died Saturday of renal failure at his Timonium home. He was 90....
  • John S. Croucher, hospital engineer

    John S. Croucher, hospital engineer
    John Stewart Croucher, a retired hospital assistant engineer and World War II naval veteran, died of a stroke Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Bel Air resident was 90. Born in Baltimore and raised on Eastern Avenue in Highlandtown, he was a...