| May 7, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Catherine Schroeder, dietetic intern.
Spring showers inspire the growth of a colorful array of fruits and vegetables to decorate your...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Johns Hopkins Hospital charged $13,667 on average to treat one admission of a Medicare patient with diabetes in 2011, while a couple of miles away Mercy Medical Center billed an average of $8,425.
The University of Maryland Medical Center charged $9,045...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:15 AM
All of us mourn the loss of Richard E. Hug, who had a profound impact on the civic and political life of our community (May 7). I thought it might be useful to single out the incredible impact that Dick had on the formative years of the University of...
| May 12, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Anna Whetstone, 23, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was 17. She was a high school junior in Hershey, Pa., playing on her school's field hockey team when she got hit in the head with a ball.
"I was feeling fine at the time," she said,...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 6:24 AM
A nine-year veteran Bladensburg police officer was killed Saturday after veering his marked vehicle off an Anne Arundel County highway and colliding with a car traveling in the opposite direction, police said.
Officer Brian Johnson, 38, who was off duty...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:07 PM
John Jenkins knows the heartache of losing a child. But he and six other families have learned firsthand that such tragic deaths needn't be in vain.
Jenkins, 56, lost his 20-year-old son 18 years ago to a motorcycle accident. But when 21-year old Joshua...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:15 PM
University of Maryland Medical Center said Thursday it will reduce labor expenses by 3 percent, including the elimination of 65 jobs next week.
The Baltimore hospital will lay off additional employees during a second round of job cuts in August. It...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:01 PM
The Sarasota, Fla., Police Department has announced the appointment of Stephen Moyer, a longtime resident of Harford County, as the department's new assistant chief.
Moyer has 30 years of experience in law enforcement. He was introduced during a special...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56.
The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The University of Maryland Medical Center will send layoff notices to employees at the end of the month as it looks to cut costs in the wake of federal budget cuts and what it and other state hospitals have called inadequate rate increases.
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Jennifer Carlson, a 37-year-old woman described by Baltimore police as "suicidal and homicidal," walked away from a psychiatric ward at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore Friday. She was later found by police safe and unharmed....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:09 AM
An off-duty police officer who died following a car crash in Pasadena on Saturday morning had shot himself first, according to the Anne Arundel County Police Department.
Bladensburg Police Officer Brian Johnson, 38, was driving a marked police car on...