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  • Maternity wards at risk [Commentary]

    Maternity wards at risk [Commentary]
    This summer, Gov. Martin O'Malley and public health leaders justly celebrated the fact that infant mortality in our state has been driven to a new record low. By increasing access to care and outreach for new mothers and their babies — particularly in low-income communities — Maryland's infant mortality rate fell by 21 percent between 2008 and 2012. This is a tremendous achievement.
  • Maryland bill would create birth injury fund

    Maryland bill would create birth injury fund
    Prompted by recent multimillion-dollar medical malpractice judgments, Maryland lawmakers are pushing to create a fund to help pay for treating babies who suffer neurological injuries during birth. Proposed legislation calls for hospitals and doctors with...

    Nurse questions all female OB-GYN practice

    Nurse questions all female OB-GYN practice
    Bruce Wheatley was considering coming back to the Towson area where he grew up when he saw an advertisement for an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Columbia that pitched an all-female staff. As a nurse, he was dismayed enough to complain to St....

    Class-action registration begins for patients of Hopkins gynecologist

    Class-action registration begins for patients of Hopkins gynecologist
    Attorneys launched a campaign Monday to notify former patients of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist accused of secretly photographing exams that they are eligible to register as part of a class-action suit. As many as 12,600 patients seen by Dr. Nikita...

    Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, OB-GYN

    Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, OB-GYN
    Dr. Joseph S. Ardinger, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist who delivered more than 4,000 babies in nearly 50 years of medical practice, died Monday of complications from pneumonia Monday at Howard County General Hospital. The Ellicott City resident...