| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:15 AM
A selection of events, resources and medical institutions.
Free prostate screening 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Good Health Center at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd., Baltimore. Registration is required. To make an...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:09 PM
In the days after the release of video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his fiancee, now his wife, in a New Jersey casino elevator, the hotline at Northwest Hospital's domestic violence program began ringing.
Only a few callers have...
| Sep 5, 2014
Raccoon rabies project
The county health department has begun its raccoon oral rabies vaccination project to immunize thousands of wild raccoons by placing approximately 85,000 rabies vaccine baits throughout the county. Trained bait teams, wearing...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Antibiotics have saved countless lives over the years, but their overuse has lead to problems including antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Dr. Mary R. Clance, an epidemiologist at Anne Arundel Medical Center, discusses the history, troubles and appropriate...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Annapolis police say an woman was sexually assaulted Tuesday near the city's College Creek bridge.
Police said the woman was in a wooded area near the bridge at about 1:48 a.m. when a man she is acquainted with punched and kicked her repeatedly, then...
| Aug 29, 2014
Volunteers are needed on Mondays between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at Lake Waterford Park in Pasadena for garden bed maintenance and more. Volunteers are also needed at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis to help remove encroaching weeds and invasive...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Two motorcyclists involved in separate crashes in Anne Arundel County died Wednesday, police said.
One was killed following a three-vehicle crash in Annapolis around 7:15 p.m. Annapolis resident Preston Adams Jr., 38, was taken to Anne Arundel Medical...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Maryland added its 10th hospital-based domestic violence program at the University of Maryland Medical Center, officials announced Monday.
The Bridge Project at UMMC was launched with a $50,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Annapolis police say an officer used a nasal application of naloxone — a medicine used to reverse the symptoms of a heroin overdose — just minutes after being trained on the substance as part of a departmental program.
Police said that on...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Anne Arundel Medical Center has adopted a new policy that prohibits use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. And next year, the hospital plans to stop hiring anyone who uses tobacco products.
The hospital has banned cigarette smoking on...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Sue Fryer Ward, the first secretary of Maryland's Department of Aging and a lifelong advocate for elders' rights, died June 22 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Upper Marlboro resident was 78.
"Her true love was...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Anyone who wants a job next year at Anne Arundel Medical Center — whether as a surgeon or security guard — will have to prove they don't smoke or use tobacco.
The Annapolis hospital's new hiring policy might be controversial, but it is...