| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Only people with high cholesterol and a significant risk of heart attack and stroke would be put on statins, under new guidelines released Tuesday by a panel of experts overseen by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:49 PM
The Baltimore Fire Department has released the name of the man killed in the University of Maryland Medical Center fire last week as William Turner, born in 1950.
Turner, a patient at the hospital, was killed in a fire in his room late Friday night. The...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Karen P. Vojtko, who was nurse manager of the cardiac-care and progressive-care units at the University of Maryland Medical Center, where her career spanned more than three decades, died Wednesday of cancer at her Abingdon home. She was 56.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Baltimore's fire department is investigating the circumstances of a fire at the University of Maryland Medical Center that left a patient dead.
Mary Lynn Carver, a spokeswoman for the hospital, said the fire late Friday night was contained to one...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:48 AM
When severely injured patients at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center needed rides between floors, there was only one way to fit all the life-saving staff and equipment in the cramped elevators.
"I used to crawl in bed with the patient," said...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:59 AM
John Wendell Compton Sr., a retired disc jockey known on the air as Sir Johnny O, died of heart failure Oct. 29 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Randallstown resident was 75.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Division Street, he was the...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:17 AM
A Glen Burnie man has died after being run over by a car on Crain Highway Friday evening, Anne Arundel County Police said.
Officers went to the northbound side of Crain Highway in Glen Burnie at about 8:30 p.m. to investigate a crash, police said....
| 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-...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Shortages of beds, doctors and nurses in the Baltimore VA Medical Center's emergency room resulted in nearly half of a sample of patients spending more than 6 hours at the facility, including one who waited more than 24 hours, according to a critical...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:46 AM
On Friday mornings, the cluster of ladies sitting together in the food court of the Shops at Kenilworth mall sound like they are just socializing.
But the clicking of needles amid the chatter and laughter reveals the women are also busy crocheting and...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Peninsula Regional Medical Center announced Wednesday that it will lay off 58 employees and offer buyouts to 130 as the number of patients it treats declines.
The employees who lose their jobs will be offered severance packages and the opportunity to...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:16 PM
The University of Maryland Medical System has set aside tens of millions of dollars because of complex financial transactions related to interest rates that have not paid off — yet.
The medical system cannot use those funds — $93 million at...