| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The University of Maryland Medical Center will send layoff notices to employees at the end of the month as it looks to cut costs in the wake of federal budget cuts and what it and other state hospitals have called inadequate rate increases.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A critical opportunity to improve U.S. health care finally lies within reach. In 2004, then-President George Bush announced the goal to have a national electronic health records (EHR) system in place in 10 years. Tragically, EHR development had become...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On Friday, Catholics throughout the United States will begin observing two weeks known as the Fortnight for Freedom. For a second consecutive year, the U.S. Catholic Church has set aside this time leading up to Independence Day to draw attention to the...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:12 PM
May is Older Americans Month!
The Administration for Community Living and the Administration on Aging, which come under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, continue this great tradition and their commitment to recognizing the valuable...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:49 PM
The state's hospitals would absorb all of the 2 percent Medicare cuts required by federal sequestration under a proposal released Thursday by the state panel that sets hospital rates.
The recommendation by the staff of the Health Services Cost Review...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:15 AM
Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions.
While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...
| Sep 15, 2012
The emailed rejection came as no surprise to Bill Skibinski, though the Abingdon resident believed he was more than qualified for the entry-level job he'd applied for online.
After spending two years seeking full-time work, Skibinski is convinced that...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Well, alrighty then. While we enjoyed what Week 2 had to offer on the courts, greens and fields last week, we also were brought back to football, NFL style.
Now, I know many of you are bubbling over with excitement because of the Ravens' fine start,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:20 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:52 AM
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...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:45 PM
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...