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  • Towson hospital settles kickback claims

    Towson hospital settles kickback claims
    St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to pay $22 million to settle federal claims that it engaged in a decade-long kickback scheme with Pikesville cardiology group MidAtlantic Cardiovascular Associates, which was co-founded by Dr. Mark G. Midei — the...
  • Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud

    Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud
    While Dr. Mark Midei was allegedly implanting unnecessary cardiac stents in hundreds of patients at a Towson hospital, stent manufacturer Abbott Laboratories was paying for crab and barbecue feasts at his Monkton home and building a business strategy...
  • Maryland braces for Supreme Court decision on health care reform law

    Maryland braces for Supreme Court decision on health care reform law
    Miriam Brand just graduated from the University of Maryland and does not have a job, but she does have health insurance. The 22-year-old diabetic is among the 2.5 million Americans who were allowed to stay on their parents' policies because of the...
  • Maryland institutions win grants to improve health care

    Four Maryland institutions will receive grants under the federal health care reform law to improve care and cut costs. They are among 81 facilities nationwide to receive money during this round. In all 107 grants have been doled out for projects intended...
  • Catholics must fight for religious freedom

    Catholics must fight for religious freedom
    With tweets and text messages, prayers and preaching, Catholics and other Americans are spending two weeks (June 21-July 4) launching a religious freedom awareness campaign called the "Fortnight for Freedom." Concern for the freedom of Christians to...
  • Harford executive says new Havre de Grace High will be built - or else

    Harford executive says new Havre de Grace High will be built - or else
    Harford County Executive David Craig envisions ground being broken for a new Havre de Grace High School before he leaves office in December 2014. Craig says the school should be built in an open area between the middle school and Harris Stadium. Most...
  • Towson family featured in health care campaign find 'relief' in Supreme Court ruling

    Towson family featured in health care campaign find 'relief' in Supreme Court ruling
    The Supreme Court's ruling on President Barack Obama's health care initiative was a cause for great anticipation for Alicia Steinberg. In the parking lot of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Church on Thursday, the West Towson resident was waiting until the...
  • Sun mischaracterizes bishops' statement

    Thanks to the Sun's recent mischaracterization of the Maryland Catholic bishops' statement on religious freedom ("Bishops assail same-sex marriage," Nov. 10), many readers responded to one element — only five paragraphs long — of a 12-page...
  • Dog scan gets no drugs at HHS

    Harford County public school officials said no drugs or tobacco products were found during a routine, random drug dog scan conducted in the Havre de Grace High School parking lot on Thursday, Feb. 23. The scan, done as part of the school system's...
  • Rush to judgment on birth control

    Rush to judgment on birth control
    Rush Limbaugh is the reigning shock jock of conservative political punditry — insults, outrage and outsized bluster are his stock in trade — so it takes quite an uproar for him to apologize. But that's what he has done at least twice now, if...
  • NAACP to host forum for women in Baltimore for HIV awareness

    Saturday marks the seventh annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and the NAACP is hosting a public lunch and panel discussion at Coppin State University. The day is coordinated nationally by the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
  • Black women in city infected with HIV at higher rate than national average

    Black women in city infected with HIV at higher rate than national average
    African-American women in Baltimore and five other U.S. cities are becoming infected with HIV at a rate five times the national average for black women, and closer to the rates of some African countries, according to a new study. Researchers at the Johns...