Davis' goal is to play ball in '97 O's outfielder weighs chemotherapy, to seek opinions in California; Will rely on 'prayer, advice'; Even with treatment, August return eyed
Davis loses third of colon in surgery Procedure on Oriole greater than expected; cancer tests to follow; 'A mass, not an abscess'; Prognosis withheld at outfielder's request
Davis gives in, to undergo surgery Not getting better, he will have mass removed Friday
Judges call for change to patient-privacy law Doctors who are sued for malpractice may view anyone's record
Man's best friend, licking the problem of hair loss
'He outlived the battery' Age: A new pacemaker for a 115-year-old man highlights the issues of care for the oldest Americans.
Warm patients, fewer problems Temperature: Doctors find that patients kept warm with heated blankets during surgery have fewer heart attacks, chest pains and abnormal heart rhythms as a consequence of surgery.
Clinton off feet but he's still going Doctors say 6 months to heal knee injury; Yeltsin trip confirmed
Knee-deep in controversy Marketing of surgery on cartilage questioned
The patient vs. the cold world of managed care
Hospital health system growing Network of clinics, labs aimed at keeping patients in county
Prudential picks BWHealth as cardiology care provider But members can keep their current specialist
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NeighborCare to open five pharmacies
Czech president's a regular guy Respect: Vaclav Havel holds his people's affection and regard, at least partly because he's candid and doesn't care much for being a politician.
Rape of 23 years ago haunts ex-Navy woman Aberdeen revelations lead former WAVE to discuss attack
Outpatient surgery not best for mastectomy patientsNo...
Fire company is raising funds to help lung transplant patient
Mastectomy hospital stays brief Md. breast surgery patients often sent home the same day
Managing the health-care dollar Md. on cutting edge: Making Medicaid procedures for elderly poor sensible and less costly.
Doctors call Yeltsin's surgery success full recovery predicted; Seven-hour operation involved more than expected 3 or 4 bypasses
Hospital firms plans to leave city Health services to be consolidated at Medical Park; Move awaits new facility; Downtown building could be converted for other uses
Lebanese girl, 7, gets surgery at last City hospital donates services to bomb victim
Hospital plans to consolidate services
Leading women in struggle for right diagnosis Health: Authors work to get doctors, and patients, past the psychology that serious symptoms are all just stress-related.
Couple seeks funds to aid parents of ill children
Is it 'sunset' for a papacy? John Paul II may be ill, but he has made remarkable comebacks
Breast cancer testing offered Health department now screens women younger than 50, too
Yeltsin can resume full activity after operation, DeBakey says Heart surgeon reassures worried Russians after decision to delay bypass
Opening hearts and minds Yeltsin surgery: President's bypass operation underscores Russian health-care needs.
Once radical, now commonplace Surgery: Since it was first performed in 1962, heart bypass has become a practical, relatively safe procedure. Now the operation may be the only thing that can save Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin.
House overrides Clinton on abortion President's veto on ban of late-term abortions voted down, 285-137
Yeltsin's heart could do better Bypass: The surgery that the Russian president is to undergo is far less common in his country than in the United States, and the quality of care is below Western standards.
Integrated Health adds 3 companies Acquirer is 'trying to build networks in our service areas'
An unfair reform bill
Doctors' trips to Belize a labor of love, charity Facial abnormalities of children repaired free
Medicare changes could spur HMO competition Trial of plan might be in this area, official says
O's lose Anderson as well as 13-2 rout Appendicitis feared; slugging outfielder could miss 3-6 weeks
Robot lends a hand in operating room Computerized arm assists at surgery
Getting patients back on their feet Joint replacement center speeds return to normal life
Howard hospital aims for 1997 opening of $900,000 pediatric wing Plans include emergency room, observation area
Hospital to open wing for children $900,000 facility to have its own emergency room; Expected to treat 6,000; Construction may start as early as this summer
4th-graders' bedside manner aids ailing peers 3 girls get hospital tour after creating booklet for youths facing surgery
Surgery holds hope in fight for breath Operation: A once- discredited procedure might be the best option for some emphysema patients. But its revival raises questions about risks and benefits.
Sinai receives $3 million to expand women's services Two foundations' grants help hospital meet goal
Butler is released from hospital, starts radiation on June 3
Many women with ovarian cancer get substandard care, study finds Physicians fail to detect spread, give chemotherapy
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Cancer survivor honored for work to limit trauma Marianne Kelly is among 14 to receive governor's award for top volunteers