| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Columbia-based MedStar Health has shed about 1 percent of its work force at its four Baltimore-area hospitals over the past year, less than the layoffs of about 5 percent of its employees at MedStar Washington Hospital Center announced this week,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families:
Nonprofits, charities and support groups
Active Survivors Network Helps people affected by illness, disease and accidents to maintain an active lifestyle. activesurvivor.org or 410-823-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Mercy Medical Center is parting ways with a midwife group that has worked out of the hospital for years because of rising malpractice insurance costs.
The decision to close Kathleen Slone CNM & Associates, which plans to stop delivering babies in...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Komen Maryland counts on Race for the Cure to pay for programs and support services related to breast cancer, but as the date for the 20th annual event approaches the group is facing steep declines in the number of people signed up and the amount of money...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:35 AM
After months of watching the uprising in Syria, spreading support through social media and raising money to offset the suffering, Dr. Hassan Masri thought he understood the devastation that that revolution has brought to his parents' homeland.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Water returned by late Tuesday morning to thousands of households and businesses in South and Southeast Baltimore after a water main break disrupted that service Monday night, according to the Department of Public Works.
The problems began about 8:30 p....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Maryland's 32 birthing hospitals have all agreed to adopt new state breast-feeding policies and become certified as "baby-friendly."
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene embarked on a campaign nine months ago to get hospitals more...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:08 PM
A 41-year-old Fort Washington woman was killed and her two children injured after her vehicle crossed the median into oncoming traffic Friday afternoon on Route 295 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland State Police said.
The driver, identified as...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:26 PM
MedStar Harbor Hospital is the new home to a family of Mallards.
Ten baby mallards hatched from eggs today in the courtyard of the South Baltimore hospital where their mom sought refuge a couple of weeks ago.
The mother had been very protective of...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Police are investigating an overnight shooting that left one man wounded, while detectives continue to search for suspects in the separate beating of a man Thursday evening that left him in critical condition.
Police responded to Harbor Hospital at 12:...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Seven people were shot — at least one fatally — in Baltimore between Tuesday afternoon and early Wednesday morning, with the violence stretching from Brooklyn in the south to Gwynn Oak in the northwest and Darley Park in the east.
A man was...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Two men were shot in the Cherry Hill neighborhood of Baltimore on Sunday night and are expected to survive after they walked into nearby Harbor Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
The men, aged 20 and 22, were shot shortly after 9...