| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:13 PM
When physician Lenny Feldman visits a hospitalized patient, he said, he does what he can to infuse the encounter with a personal touch.
One favorite technique: sitting at the edge of the bed so he can address his client eye-to-eye.
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Thanks for Jonathan Pitts' article regarding hospice care ("Urging African-Americans to look at hospice for end of life," Dec. 19). I work on the palliative care service at University of Maryland Medical Center and often encounter resistance to hospice...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Dr. Timothy D. Baker, a professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where his career spanned more than five decades, died Dec. 17 of a stroke at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 88.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Anne Arundel County Police say a woman was taken to a hospital Sunday with a "serious" dog bite after trying to stop two pit bulls from attacking her dog.
According to police, on Sunday at about 9:05 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:00 AM
When John Davis' kidney began failing in January, his girlfriend's mother decided to donate one of her kidneys to help save his life. That the two weren't actually a "match" — meaning Davis' body would never accept her kidney — didn't matter....
| 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 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 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 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.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:01 AM
One day last summer, a former Navy reservist phoned police in Newport, R.I., to say someone was using a "microwave machine" to send vibrations through his body to keep him from sleeping.
Six weeks later, the same man took a shotgun into the Washington...
| 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 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....