For adults, the holidays can be a stressful time, so don't neglect your blood pressure as an early warning sign that your system is overtaxed. Come down to the Elkridge Branch Library Dec. 9 between 1 and 3 p.m. for a free walk-in assessment of your blood pressure by professionals with Howard County General Hospital.
Deborah Miller has been appointed director of cultural transformation for Howard County General Hospital, a move that hospital officials hope will improve the patient experience at the Columbia hospital.
Howard County General Hospital has received a $5 million donation from a husband-and-wife duo of doctors, the largest private donation in the history of the hospital, the hospital foundation announced Thursday.
Breast cancer gets a lot of attention ¿ and not just during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There¿s a good reason for that, as any of the quarter-million American women diagnosed with breast cancer each year will tell you. But breast cancer isn¿t the only serious health risk women should be aware of, according to county health professionals.
As health officials fail to contain West Africa's Ebola outbreak, hospitals in Baltimore and across the U.S. are readying space and equipment for what some consider an inevitability – the arrival of the deadly virus here.
Samuel E. Jackson Jr., a retired research psychologist who was a longtime active member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an historically black fraternity, died Sept. 1 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80.
Howard County government and Laurel city government were among about a group of jurisdictions granted state funding this week to support the design, rehabilitation and construction of bike pathway projects.
In 1993, Reisfeld approached Howard County General Hospital and, with its support, founded Better BedRest Inc., to provide resources and information through a hospital hotline for pregnant women who are prescribed bed rest by their physicians or midwives.
Two Ellicott City residents who county police believe were suffering from mental health issues were killed last week in two separate police-involved shootings – incidents that the county's top elected official says refocuses the need for more mental health initiatives.