| Oct 28, 2011
| 2:37 PM
Dr. Lewis B. Newberg, a retired ear, nose and throat specialist who turned his personal battle with sleep apnea and snoring into a book in which he combined humor and practical medical advice for those similarly afflicted, died Oct. 22 of heart failure at...
| Nov 16, 2011
Kristine and Dan Trader
Glen and Katherine Stone, of Parkville, announce the marriage of their daughter, Kristine Stone, to Dan Trader, son of Miriam and Hugh Trader III, of Baltimore.
The bride earned a bachelor's degree in human services...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 3:54 AM
When Sandy Rosenblatt looked in the mirror, the striking brunette could see nothing but one big flaw — her eyes, which were sunken and seemed a little dark. So at 34 she had a plastic surgeon smooth them over. While she was there, she decided to...
| Sep 24, 2011
Dr. Hiroshi Shimizu, an otolaryngologist and audiologist who had been director of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Hearing and Speech Center, died Sept. 15 of myeloproliferative disorder, a blood disease, at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium.
| Dec 3, 2011
| 12:49 PM
One in five Americans has significant hearing loss, far more than previously thought, according to new research that has scientists warning of an impending public health threat.
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University say the growing number of...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:21 PM
Dr. Duane Anthony Sewell, a highly regarded head and neck surgeon and researcher who was also a member of the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Nov. 26 of gastric cancer at his Mount Washington home.
Dr. Sewell was 44.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:16 AM
By Sharon Begley
NEW YORK, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Children in Lebanon, New
Hampshire, are more than twice as likely to have their tonsils
removed as those in Bangor, Maine. Kids in Lewiston, Maine, are
50 percent more likely to have a CT scan of their head...
| Nov 22, 2013
In August 2012, Mark Widick, an ear, nose and throat doctor, dove 70 feet deep off the Key Largo coast with a digital Hasselblad camera and photographed his diving buddies: the aquanauts of the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) program....
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Hartford County Medical Association (HCMA) appointed Valerie J. Vitale, MD, vice president of HCMA at the 221st Annual Meeting, which took place on Oct. 21 at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville.
Dr. Vitale specializes primarily in Otolaryngology and...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:19 PM
While many strive to leave behind a single legacy, Dr. Alan Saffran leaves several: Those who knew him describe a loving father, a devoted physician, an international humanitarian — and a fantasy baseball pioneer.
"He was always the smartest guy...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Several days into enrollment, California's insurance exchange still has no answers for people wanting to know if their doctors are included in health plans being sold on the state-run market.
Covered California, the state's new insurance marketplace,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm an 85-year-old man who's had a postnasal drip problem since childhood. Years ago, after many tests, I was diagnosed with nonallergic rhinitis. I've tried pills and sprays to help the symptoms, but nothing works very well. I feel as...