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  • Two more meningitis cases in Maryland

    Maryland health officials said Monday that two more patients have developed meningitis in the state after receiving a steroid injection for back pain in an outbreak that has hit nearly two dozen states. Both patients are alive, but no additional...
  • Two more in Md. diagnosed with meningitis

    Maryland health officials said Monday that two more people in the state have developed meningitis after receiving a steroid injection for back pain, as an outbreak that has afflicted 105 people nationwide continues to grow. Five people in Maryland have...
  • Smith Island kidney patient waiting on a new 'gift of life'

    Smith Island kidney patient waiting on a new 'gift of life'
    Joan Corbin's day is governed by the humming box in the alcove off her living room. For nearly an hour in the afternoon and nine hours at night, the Smith Island resident must tether herself to a suitcase-sized dialysis machine to get rid of the waste...
  • Wellness program making inroads in Howard County

    Each day while getting dressed, Elkridge Elementary School para-educator Adrienne Grein slips on one of the most important items of her wardrobe — a pedometer, which is part of a popular health and wellness program that has become a hit in the...
  • Health officials set 'low threshold' for treatment to battle meningitis outbreak

    Health officials set 'low threshold' for treatment to battle meningitis outbreak
    Hundreds of Marylanders may need spinal taps as public health leaders seek to rein in a fungal meningitis outbreak that continues to expand as more is learned about the unusual cases. Health officials said Wednesday that they still are working to contact...
  • Sinai opens rehab center for those with brain injuries

    Sinai opens rehab center for those with brain injuries
    Sinai Hospital of Baltimore announced Wednesday it has opened a 20-bed rehabilitation center to treat patients who have suffered brain injuries, strokes or other neurological disorders. The $7.7 million Louis and Phyllis Friedman Neurological...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Look good, feel better The free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive a bag of cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and...
  • Round-the-world sail raises awareness of CRAB, need for donations

    Round-the-world sail raises awareness of CRAB, need for donations
    Don Backe and Karl Guerra share more than a love for sailing: After their lives were transformed by tragedy, both men used the sport and the organization they now run to regain their sense of purpose. Backe helped found Chesapeake Region Accessible...
  • The medical establishment is ill-suited to deal with America's obesity epidemic

    You did a write up on HBO's documentary "The Weight of the Nation" in which you called our obesity epidemic a wake up call for America ("Salad bars take root," May 1). Nothing new here. The alarm bells have been sounding for a while now. I am an...
  • VA expanding Loch Raven campus

    The Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System is expanding its Loch Raven complex with a long-term care center and an exercise and robotics center that will allow research into rehabilitation for wounded and aging veterans. The $13 million project...
  • Baltimore police struggle to close murders with few talking

    Baltimore police struggle to close murders with few talking
    Angela Holland seems to know just about everyone in her North Baltimore neighborhood. She jokes with a guy hanging out of the window of an apartment high-rise. She consoles the deli counter man at the East 25th Street corner store, who's distraught about...
  • Baltimore wants your mobile app to help fight heart disease

    Baltimore wants your mobile app to help fight heart disease
    Baltimore city is looking for someone to develop a mobile app that helps people reduce their risk of heart disease. The city is one of four chosen by the  theU.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesto take part in a contest dubbed The Million...