A Johns Hopkins burn unit team was part of the massive effort to treat hundreds of victims in Taiwan after a massive fire was sparked by colored corn powder spewing from the stage of a rap performance of a popular waterpark.
Progenics Pharmaceuticals has licensed a highly sophisticated dye, or imaging agent, created by a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professor that can identify prostate cancer cells that can then get picked up by a Pet Scan machine.
Dr. Howard W. Jones Jr., a Johns Hopkins physician who pioneered research into in vitro fertilization and oversaw the birth of the first "test tube" baby, died of respiratory failure Friday at Sentara Heart Hospital in Virginia, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. He was 104
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, after shooting down the state's request for disaster aid for the second time last week, said there are other avenues Maryland can pursue to cover costs associated with rioting that broke out after the death of Freddie Gray.
The federal government has denied an appeal from the state over disaster aid, leaving in place an earlier decision denying millions of dollars to help pay for costs associated with rioting that broke out after the death of Freddie Gray.
Jeffrey A. Rivest, who has served as the president and chief executive officer of the University of Maryland Medical Center, will retire in August after 11 years in the position to pursue personal interests.
The Baltimore City Health Department and the non-profit U Choose Coalition were awarded a $8.5 million federal grant the groups will use to improve sex education in schools with the hopes of reducing the teen birth rate in African American and Hispanic girls by 30 percent.
The prime contractor on Maryland's failed online health exchange will repay the state $45 million, or about 60 percent of what it was paid, according to a settlement with Noridian Healthcare Solutions.
Community health center Total Health Care will announce this morning that it is partnering with longtime substance abuse center Tuerk House to provide improved care people with drug and alcohol addictions.
Chase Brexton Health Care in Baltimore is among 14 groups around the country selected to participate in initiative that will look at ways to consider trauma patients may have experienced when providing medical care.
Maryland hospitals collectively generated more than $100 million in Medicare savings in the first year of a reformed payment system being watched closely by the federal government as a possible national model for reducing health care costs.
Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that he has non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system that helps protect the body from infection and disease, and that it was advanced. But cancer doctors say that doesn't mean it's incurable.
By Meredith Cohn, Scott Dance and Andrea K. McDaniels
A federal grand jury has indicted a former Sheppard Pratt Health Systems executive for billing the company $2.5 million in false payments made to a company that she and her husband secretly controlled, federal investigators said Thursday.
The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday it would require food companies to get rid of trans fats — found in processed foods like pie crusts, frostings and microwave popcorn — over the next three years.
The federal government will require food companies to remove most artificial trans fats, which research has shown have no health benefits and contribute to heart disease, the country's leading cause of death.
Many children suffer from foot problems, but often go undiagnosed. There are many symptoms parents can watch for said Dr. Bradley Lamm, a Baltimore-area foot and ankle surgeon and fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons.
The Maryland Family League and The Baltimore City Health Department are developing a home visiting program to help reach grief-stricken moms who aren't getting counseling with a physician or support group and instead trying to cope on their own.
Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Friday the Consumer Protection Division of his office has ordered the former owners of four Gold's Gyms in the Baltimore area to return $559,828 to 7,555 people who paid in advance for long-term memberships. Eric and Kary Krieger must also pay an additional $755,500 in civil penalties.
The state health department Wednesday announced three new goals to help improve the health of Marylanders, including increasing the percentage of adults with a primary care provider and reducing emergency room visits by the uninsured and those with dental problems.
Nearly 20,000 children in Maryland, or 1 in 68, have some variation of the autism spectrum disorder; the precise number of adults is hard to come by, underscoring the fact that autism is looked at still as largely a children's disorder. In recent decades, there's been a dramatic increase in children diagnosed with autism for multiple reasons and now these youngsters are growing up.