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  • Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]

    Close the mental health revolving door [Commentary]
    Treatment refusal occurs in medical/surgical settings across the world every day: a child with leukemia resisting a painful bone-marrow biopsy, an elderly man with Alzheimer's fighting his medication, a woman awakening from a coma and demanding release....
  • Amputees help advance thought-controlled prosthetic technology

    Amputees help advance thought-controlled prosthetic technology
    One minute, Anne Mekalian's brain is telling her prosthetic arm to unstack a set of multicolored plastic cones, and the shiny black metal limb is listening. Every now and then, the plastic clatters to the table, but quickly the cones are separated and...
  • Three-vehicle crash in Darlington closes Route 1, sends four to hospitals Thursday

    A three-vehicle crash on Route 1 in Darlington sent four people to hospitals and closed the road for at least an hour Wednesday afternoon, law enforcement and fire officials reported. The crash was reported on Route 1 between Main Street and Castleton...
  • Upper Chesapeake asks for tax credit for $8 million power generator

    Upper Chesapeake asks for tax credit for $8 million power generator
    Upper Chesapeake Medical Center hopes to save money on a high-power, $8 million electric generator by leasing it for the first eight years, a project it wants the county to support by letting the hospital give a payment in lieu of taxes for 20 years....
  • Ellicott City house fire leaves man in critical condition at Shock Trauma

    Ellicott City house fire leaves man in critical condition at Shock Trauma
    A house fire in Ellicott City left a man in critical condition Sunday morning, according to the Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue Services. The man, who firefighters found on the steps in the house in the 3500 block of Sylvan Lane, was treated...
  • Baltimore police searching for suspect in attempted sexual assault on 13-year-old girl

    Baltimore police searching for suspect in attempted sexual assault on 13-year-old girl
    Police are searching for a young man suspected of trying to sexually assault a 13-year-old girl in Baltimore's Madison-Eastend neighborhood. The girl was walking with other teenagers in the 2700 block of E. Monument St. just after midnight Sunday...
  • Cash award will further Neighbor Ride's good work [Senior Circles]

    Congratulations to the staff of Neighbor Ride, in Columbia, on their award of $10,000 from Tom's of Maine in its "50 States for Good" community giving campaign. Maryland, Neighbor Ride in particular, was among the 15 states/nonprofits receiving $10,000...
  • Dr. Ghislaine D. Godenne, psychiatrist

    Dr. Ghislaine D. Godenne, psychiatrist
    Dr. Ghislaine D. "Ghilly" Godenne, a psychiatrist and a Belgian baroness who was the founder of the Adolescent Psychiatric Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital and later was director of Johns Hopkins University Counseling and Psychiatric Services, died...
  • Howard County General names new president

    Howard County General names new president
    Steven C. Snelgrove has been appointed to succeed Vic Broccolino as President and CEO of Howard County General Hospital, it was announced Monday. Snelgrove, who most recently served as the president of Lexington Medical Center and Davis County...
  • Howard County General Hospital to get new president

    Howard County General Hospital to get new president
    Howard County General Hospital said Monday that Steven C. Snelgrove will become president, succeeding Vic Broccolino, who plans to retire Jan. 15 after 24 years of service. Snelgrove has 34 years of health care management experience, most recently...
  • UMMS, Upper Chesapeake merger completed

    UMMS, Upper Chesapeake merger completed
    The University of Maryland Medical System has completed its merger with Upper Chesapeake Health in Harford County, four years after the medical institutions agreed to affiliate. Upper Chesapeake includes the 185-bed Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in...
  • The value of Medicaid [Editorial]

    The value of Medicaid  [Editorial]
    Last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration announced that it had exceeded its goal for enrolling low-income Marylanders in the Medicaid program as part of the health insurance expansion under the Affordable Care Act. In addition to improving the...