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Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson includes Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Greater Baltimore Medical Associates, Gilchrist Hospice Care and the GBMC Foundation.
Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson includes Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Greater Baltimore Medical Associates, Gilchrist Hospice Care and the GBMC Foundation. « Show less

Top Greater Baltimore Medical Center Articles

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  • Roland Park Country junior defeats near-fatal infection, starts in lacrosse championship

    Roland Park Country junior defeats near-fatal infection, starts in lacrosse championship
    Just over six months after her last day in the pediatric intensive care unit at Sinai Hospital, Riley Brager is savoring a clean bill of health heading into summer. The Reisterstown resident and soon-to-be senior at Roland Park Country School is not...
  • Dr. Jay N. Karpa, surgeon

    Dr. Jay N. Karpa, surgeon
    Dr. Jay N. Karpa, a retired Baltimore surgeon who was also certified in chronic wound care, died Friday of prostate cancer at his Pikesville home. He was 79. "As a person, he was a true gentleman. He was kind and compassionate and treated his patients...
  • Once a NICU baby, now she'll walk in fundraiser for GBMC

    Once a NICU baby, now she'll walk in fundraiser for GBMC
    Mandy Standiford was working at her desk in Hunt Valley earlier this spring when she saw a flier for Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Father's Day 5k Run and 1-mile Fun Walk on June 14 She'd never heard of the race and wasn't the sort of person to...
  • Frieda Fettweis

    Frieda Fettweis
    Frieda Fettweis, a retired master cake decorator who was the co-owner of Northeast Baltimore's Belmar Bakery, died of a stroke Sunday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She was 96 and lived in Rosedale. Born Frieda Kramer in Kunzelsau, Germany,...
  • Hopkins must raise its pay [Letter]

    As a Baltimore County physician leader, I support the opinion of the city physicians ("Hopkins should support its employees," April 7). Employees should make enough so that we are not paying their children's health care cost through Medicaid. As a Johns...
  • Medicare pays hundreds of millions to Maryland providers

    Medicare pays hundreds of millions to Maryland providers
    Eye specialists, ambulance service providers and clinical laboratories are the biggest recipients of Medicare payments around the country and in Maryland, taking in hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal health program for seniors, according...
  • Making end-of-life choices

    Making end-of-life choices
    An Alzheimer's patient is rushed to the emergency room, where her relatives tell doctors she has swallowed food down the wrong passageway. They insert tubes so she can take in air and fluids. She survives the crisis. But the visit is so invasive that it...
  • How much screen time is best for kids?

    How much screen time is best for kids?
    It seems that just about all kids, from toddlers to teenagers, have a smartphone, tablet or other device in their hands at one time or another. But too much screen time might not be healthy, especially if it's replacing physical activities or...
  • New options to treat multiple myeloma

    New options to treat multiple myeloma
    Multiple myeloma is cancer of the bone marrow, an incurable type of the disease that kills about 10,700 people a year. But for the 22,000 diagnosed annually, including recently Tom Brokaw, former NBC news anchor, there are new options for treatment and...
  • Gynecologist's license suspended amid inquiry over drug, image allegations

    Gynecologist's license suspended amid inquiry over drug, image allegations
    A Towson gynecologist has been temporarily barred from practicing medicine after a state and federal investigation allegedly uncovered images of female genitalia on his phone, as well as evidence he used and distributed illicit drugs and had an affair...
  • Nurse questions all female OB-GYN practice

    Nurse questions all female OB-GYN practice
    Bruce Wheatley was considering coming back to the Towson area where he grew up when he saw an advertisement for an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Columbia that pitched an all-female staff. As a nurse, he was dismayed enough to complain to St....
  • What's Up Doc? Stye in eye

    What's Up Doc? Stye in eye
    Q: My son has a recurring stye in his right eye. How should we treat it and, better yet, prevent it? A: A stye is a common condition and often appears as a red lump near the edge of the eyelid. It occurs when an oil gland in the eyelid becomes infected....