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University of Maryland Medical Center

University of Maryland Medical Center
Located in downtown Baltimore, University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals. It includes the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation.
Located in downtown Baltimore, University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals. It includes the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation. « Show less

Top University of Maryland Medical Center Articles

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  • Therapy gardens at homes and hospitals sprout up as their healing qualities are understood

    Therapy gardens at homes and hospitals sprout up as their healing qualities are understood
    Virginia Thorndike strolls through the garden in front of her Monkton home each morning, carefully observing the ways the flowers have changed from the previous day. She sums up the feeling that overcomes her: "Gratitude." Thorndike designed her...
  • Patients fare well in trauma recovery despite organ transplants, study finds

    Patients fare well in trauma recovery despite organ transplants, study finds
    Maryland Shock Trauma Center patients who had previously undergone kidney, liver, lung and other organ transplants recovered as well as the general population, according to a University of Maryland study that experts say demonstrates the resiliency of...
  • Lawmakers seek top honor for Shock Trauma founder

    Lawmakers seek top honor for Shock Trauma founder
    Nearly four decades ago, Baltimore's fledgling shock trauma center saved the life of a 29-year-old prosecutor. The young lawyer returned months later to ask the medical staff how he could repay their effort. "Run for office," center founder Dr. R...
  • Rules of summer weight loss

     Rules of summer weight loss
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). The latest post is from Jessica DeCostole, a dietetic intern....
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Voter registration The League of Women Voters will help residents register to vote on National Voter Registration Day this Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Westfield Annapolis Mall. League members will be in the food court from noon to 8 p.m. to assist in the...
  • Embracing vegetables

    Embracing vegetables
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on vegetables. Did you know there are more than 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables? While praised as a "good...
  • Timonium cosmetic surgery center shut down amid investigation into infections, one death

    Timonium cosmetic surgery center shut down amid investigation into infections, one death
    A 59-year-old Lochearn woman died Monday of a rare infection after liposuction surgery, and two other patients have also contracted infections, prompting health officials Wednesday to shut down the Timonium cosmetic surgery center where each was treated....
  • Theodore S. Moyer, state police major

    Theodore S. Moyer, state police major
    Theodore S. "Ted" Moyer, a retired Maryland State Police major who was Harford County sheriff in the early 1980s, died Monday of pulmonary disease at his Edgewood home that overlooks the Bush River. He was 83. "We lost a great man in Sheriff Moyer," L....
  • The power of fruit

    The power of fruit
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Rachel Ernzen weighs in on fruit. Antioxidants naturally found in fruits are gaining popularity as "power foods" and can be found added to a variety...
  • NIH superbug outbreak a warning for local hospitals

    NIH superbug outbreak a warning for local hospitals
    Much of Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Jason Farley's recent research has focused on an evolving medical crisis: How to stop the spread of bacteria that have adapted immunity to most antibiotics. To stop it the medical community needs to track it. He's...
  • Man taken to hospital after two-vehicle accident in Pasadena

    A 56-year-old man was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma Center Friday after a two-vehicle accident near Northeast High School in Pasadena. Matthew Tobia, battalion chief of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, said officials responded to the...
  • Fraud case against University of Maryland Medical System dismissed

    Fraud case against University of Maryland Medical System dismissed
    A federal court has dismissed a case against a rehabilitation hospital owned by the University of Maryland Medical System that was accused of diagnosing patients with a rare malnutrition-related disorder to collect bigger Medicare and Medicaid payments....