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  • Three men shot, one fatally, Tuesday night

    Three men shot, one fatally, Tuesday night
    One man was shot several times in the chest and killed and another man was shot in the leg in Baltimore Tuesday night, police said. Officers found a 26-year-old victim with gunshot wounds to the chest in the 500 block of E. 35th St. in the Waverly...
  • Sister Mary Jacinta Robson, medical technologist

    Sister Mary Jacinta Robson, medical technologist
    The Baltimore Sun Sister Mary Jacinta Robson, a retired medical technologist who spent six decades at Mercy Medical Center, died there of congestive heart failure Feb. 7. She was 88. "She had been a beloved presence at the hospital for over 60 years and...
  • Group purchasing organizations don't cause drug shortages [Letter]

    Group purchasing organizations don't cause drug shortages [Letter]
    Health care group purchasing organizations (GPOs) are taking a variety of innovative steps to mitigate the impact of generic drug shortages. All GPO contracts are voluntary and the product of competitive market negotiations. All hospitals can purchase...
  • GPOs fuel drug shortages [Commentary]

    GPOs fuel drug shortages [Commentary]
    Maryland has been a pacesetter on some important health care issues like hospital cost control. But on one matter that is seriously impairing patient care — generic drug shortages — Marylanders are facing the same crisis as everyone else....
  • Dr. Harry P. Porter, otolaryngologist

    Dr. Harry P. Porter, otolaryngologist
    Dr. Harry P. Porter, a retired Baltimore otolaryngologist who was known as a clinician who had a warm bedside manner, died Thursday of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 96. The son of Harry P. Porter Sr., a teacher, and Ethel Bagley Porter, a...
  • Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies

    Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies
    Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
  • Maryland bill would create birth injury fund

    Maryland bill would create birth injury fund
    Prompted by recent multimillion-dollar medical malpractice judgments, Maryland lawmakers are pushing to create a fund to help pay for treating babies who suffer neurological injuries during birth. Proposed legislation calls for hospitals and doctors with...
  • 'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again

    'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again
    Marcela Turnage does the challenging, such as skiing, sailing and horseback riding. And the more mundane, like shoveling snow from the driveway. What the active 32-year-old mother doesn't do is walk. She hasn't since a car accident in 2002 took her...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Tobacco-free kids week February 9 to 15, kids...
  • Howard hospital renames cancer center

    Howard hospital renames cancer center
    The Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center, a service of Howard County General Hospital, changed its name to the Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center, according to a news release. The new name recognizes Tina Broccolino's contributions...
  • 3 men shot in Baltimore Thursday night

    3 men shot in Baltimore Thursday night
    Baltimore police are investigating three shootings Thursday night that wounded three men. All are expected to survive, police said. A 25-year-old man was found shot in the back in South Baltimore's Brooklyn neighborhood at about 5:30 p.m....
  • Dr. Elmer Hoffman, breast cancer surgeon

    Dr. Elmer Hoffman, breast cancer surgeon
    Dr. Elmer Hoffman, a retired Baltimore surgeon who had been a pioneer in breast cancer surgery and immediate reconstruction and was also an advocate of the use of "super cold surgery" to ease the pain of the terminally ill, died Monday of complications...