| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The union representing thousands of Maryland health care workers is renewing a push to apply state labor protections and collective bargaining laws to employees at the University of Maryland Medical Center, a move that hospital officials say is not needed...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Normal wounds heal within weeks, but for people with health problems, the injuries may fester for much longer. In the worst cases, persistent wounds that aren't treated can infect the bone and even lead to amputation. Dr. Kapil Gopal, vascular surgeon and...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Retirees in the Howard County Public School System will be able to stay under their old Medicare insurance plans, after the Board of Education unanimously voted Tuesday to suspend the implementation of the United Healthcare Medicare Advantage plan for one...
| 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.
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 28, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Dr. Howard F. Raskin, former chief of the gastroenterology department at Maryland General Hospital, died Sept. 17 at Duke University Hospital during surgery to replace a heart valve.
The longtime Owings Mills resident was 87.
"Howard was one of the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A 73-year-old Annapolis woman was killed and a man and woman suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision on Route 3 in Millersville on Friday afternoon, according to Anne Arundel County police and fire officials.
The collision occurred about 12:45...