| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:57 AM
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...
| Jul 21, 2013
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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:22 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:07 PM
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....
| Sep 21, 2012
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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:06 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:30 PM
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....
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:34 AM
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....
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:20 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:26 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 7:14 AM
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...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:56 PM
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....