| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:40 PM
U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.and the Supreme Court have not only upheld the Affordable Care Act, they struck down a barrier to universal health care for Americans. Looking forward from the Supreme Court's decision, by defining the cost of...
| May 3, 2012
The medical history of a 17-year-old Marriotts Ridge High School junior who died last year following routine wisdom teeth surgery is now being questioned by lawyers for the dental practitioners involved in the surgery, who are being sued by the girl's...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Kelly Auxt, Angela Springer and Stephanie Yonowitz, of Owings Mills, graduated with a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction; Lisa Goldberg and Rebecca Harman, of Reisterstown, graduated with a master's degree in Counselor Education, and Michael...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Johns Hopkins Hospital lost its coveted spot as the nation's top-ranked hospital for the first time in 22 years, edged out by Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital in the latest analysis by U.S. News & World Report to be released Tuesday.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Dr. Glendon E. Rayson, a retired Baltimore internist who had worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died July 12 of internal bleeding at Memorial Hospital South in Hollywood, Fla. He was 96.
Glendon Ennis Rayson, the son of a schoolteacher and a homemaker,...
| May 10, 2012
| 11:44 AM
The Supreme Court's ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, expected in June, will determine the future for countless Americans. Health care reform debates have elevated the plight of millions of uninsured Americans to the national...
| May 20, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Dr. Norman I. Zipper, a retired Baltimore optometrist active in the Jewish community, died of renal failure May 12 at his Pikesville home. He was 89.
Born in East Baltimore and raised on South Ann Street, he was a 1940 City College graduate. As a young...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Celebrity psychologist Dr. Drew Pinsky recently admitted on CNN to exercising obsessively to stay slim, a condition not technically a mental disorder, but what some call exercise bulimia.
He joked about his condition saying: “a little whiff of a...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:21 PM
A shooting early Friday outside a small inn and residence next to the Belvedere Hotel in the Mid-Town neighborhood left a 41-year-old man dead and another critically wounded, police said.
The wounded man was identified by Mount Vernon-Belvedere...
| Aug 16, 2012
McGregor J. Ferguson, an Annapolis veterinary cardiologist, died Sunday of undetermined causes at his Millersville home.
He was 41.
"We are waiting for a cause of death pending the results of an autopsy," said his father, Dr. Ray Ferguson of Federal...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Amid growing concerns about concussions, more student athletes are having their brain function tested prior to injury in a procedure called baseline testing that is becoming increasingly mainstream.
Baseline tests can be used for comparison to...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Dr. Howard S. Williams, a former staff physician at Father Martin's Ashley, a Harford County alcohol and substance abuse treatment center, died May 20 of meningoencephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice in...