| Apr 7, 2011
Of the nation's 22 million people with asthma, six million are children, according to the National Institutes of Health. In Baltimore, as many as one in five children suffers from the condition and many go untreated. Dr. Keyvan Rafei, head of pediatric...
| Jan 15, 2010
St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, whose cardiology business is a focus of a continuing federal health-care fraud investigation, has notified hundreds of its heart patients that they may have received expensive and potentially dangerous coronary...
| Jan 27, 2011
The new year brings a lot of resolutions to exercise. And sometimes the cold weather also means more snow shoveling. All that exertion can be harmful to people with abnormal hearts by leading to sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Gordon Tomaselli, director of...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:37 AM
The pen may be mighty, but the new graphic warning labels the Food and Drug Administration has unveiled for cigarette packs and ads on Tuesday demonstrate that photographs can be even more powerful. Finally, the FDA is turning the tables and using the...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 12:43 PM
Tom Backof, a Baltimove native and biology grad student at Indiana University-Purdue University, hasn’t been in school for a while. He’s been too busy battling cancer and, most recently, biking 4,000 miles across the country with 4K for...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 2:08 PM
The odor of smoke from brush fires in a huge swamp near Suffolk, Va., blew into Harford County Saturday morning, and emergency officials say this could be an issue in the county for the foreseeable future.
Around 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Harford County...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:25 PM
A new study of more than 500,000 cardiac patients who underwent recent cardiac stent or angioplasty procedures in the United States has found that up to 15 percent were either unnecessary or appeared to be of uncertain medical benefit.
| Oct 3, 2011
| 5:36 PM
This week's assignment: Think of your most intense life experience. Now, dance it out.
This particular week on the show ends up dredging up some heart-wrenching stories, making it difficult to judge because of the mixing of emotions and technique....
| Jun 1, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Staph infections didn't used to cause much of a fuss. They would irritate skin but could easily be treated with antibiotics. Recently, however, antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria such as MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, have...
| Nov 20, 2006
Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin landed on the helipad at about 12:30 p.m., screaming at the sky as a small all-terrain vehicle carried him past the palm trees and concrete bunkers to the emergency room. Doctors inside cut off his blood-covered boots and prepared...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 9:35 PM
A Chinese girl who suffered severe burn injuries will receive reconstruction treatment in Los Angeles....
| Dec 24, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Prince Philip is hospitalized. Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, had chest pains during the royal family Christmas celebration, the largest such celebration in years....