| 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.
| 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.
| 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....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:35 AM
When Maya Wise told her parents she wanted to spend her senior year taking graphic design classes at Howard County's Applications and Research Laboratory, her father didn't know what she was talking about. He had never heard of the ARL.
Or, so he...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:06 PM
A patient-care technician for the University of Maryland Medical System must update his skills regularly to keep his job, but he hasn't seen an update in his salary. Another UMMS technician must work at least two jobs to have any money left after paying...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:16 AM
A child's first birthday party was interrupted by gunfire in Severn on Thursday afternoon, Anne Arundel County police said.
Six adults and four children were celebrating the birthday in a home in the 8200 block of Marlton Court in the Stillmeadow...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Maryland's 32 birthing hospitals have all agreed to adopt new state breast-feeding policies and become certified as "baby-friendly."
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene embarked on a campaign nine months ago to get hospitals more...