| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:25 AM
When Jonah Posner developed a fever last spring, his mother, Tracy, didn’t think much of it. The then-2-year-old was eating, drinking and sleeping as he usually did.
“He had no other symptoms besides the fever,” Tracy Posner says....
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Linda Fletcher lives in fear of reliving a nightmare: a son dying from a heroin overdose.
Her son Kris Klipner succumbed to the drug in 2007. He was 28.
Klipner's half-brother battles the same kind of depression as Kris. He suffers the same heroin...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:42 AM
A 37-year-old Edgewood man was arrested on gun and drug distribution charges in Ocean City on Tuesday following a two-year investigation by local law enforcement agencies, which have been battling a spike in heroin and prescription drug abuse across the...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Women spend longer in labor than they did 50 years ago, according to a new study from the National Institutes of Health.
The study of 140,000 deliveries said the main reason may be due to changes in delivery room practices.
The study, published online...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Jurors got a closer look Friday at Phoenix, a pit bull set aflame in West Baltimore in 2009, in the retrial of the twin brothers accused of the crime.
Panel members looked ahead without reaction as they were shown images of the dog almost entirely...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:00 PM
An estimated 3.5 million cancer patients around the globe are in severe pain from their disease, but many get no relief.
In poor countries the cost is considered too high for drugs like morphine when such opioids are often stolen, abused or not taken...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:24 PM
As part of a federal project aimed at better treating pain, the University of Maryland, Baltimore will begin revamping the way it teaches future doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists.
Pain affects approximately 100 million Americans and their...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Naomi Morgan reached her limit when her doctor recommended a third surgery for chronic back pain.
Tired of being cut open only to have the pain return, Morgan, a 65-year-old nursing assistant, began looking for a less invasive and hopefully more...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about topical pain relievers such as Bengay, Icy Hot and Flexall.
The over-the-counter creams, gels and patches used by athletes and other pain sufferers on sore muscles and joints for warmness...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Reading your article on health care insurance last month I was struck by how Maryland is attempting to make health care services available to all state residents at an affordable price ("Maryland picks model for essential health insurance benefits," Sept....
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:06 AM
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| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...