The University of Maryland Medical System made a $20,000 contribution to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s inaugural committee while she was serving as one of the hospital network’s board members, according to records shared by the committee.
As state lawmakers contemplate reforming how the University of Maryland Medical System handles contracts with insiders, a Baltimore Sun review of other hospitals' disclosures show the practice is not rare. Only Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation dabbled in politics.
Dr. Donald B. Lurie, a retired maxillofacial; surgeon who enjoyed Dixieland and ragtime music, died Sunday from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Stella Maris Hospice. The Shrewsbury, Pa., resident was 85.
A major redevelopment project in East Baltimore's neighborhood is spurring investment in nearby vacant rowhouses. People in the community say they think a revival is underway with investment from the Food Hub and American Brewery building to the $1.8 billion East Baltimore Development Inc. project.
Facials, acupuncture and massage may seem more suited for spa clients looking to be pampered, but studies show such treatments can relieve pain, reduce swelling and improve cancer patients’ outlook in ways traditional medicine sometimes can’t.
A 31-year-old man died at the Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center last week after initially being taken to a hospital due to medical concerns, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Tuesday.
Sister Mary Sharon Burns, a member of the Sisters of Mercy, who had chaired the department of theology at Loyola University Maryland and acted in the college theatrical productions, died Thursday from complications of a stroke at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 91.
A priest who was accused of improper sexual relationships with girls in Pennsylvania and later allowed to minister in Baltimore was not the subject of any abuse reports in Maryland, according to the priest’s religious order and the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
Jennie D. Alexander, a retired attorney and noted furniture maker who practiced the art of green woodworking — using unseasoned or "green" timber — died of complications of a respiratory condition July 12 at Mercy Medical Center. The Federal Hill resident was 87.
Sister Madonna Gies of the Sisters of Mercy was a teacher and principal at several schools throughout the region, and counted her time as a volunteer in the Appalachian Mountains among her most rewarding experiences. She died March 7.
Johns Hopkins Health System plans a $469 million expansion and renovation of its Bayview Medical Center in Southeast Baltimore. It plans to build a new inpatient building there as well as renovate two existing buildings to modernize the outdated facilities.
Dr. Philip H. Moore, a retired internist and rheumatologist and former consultant to the state Disability Determination Services, died Nov. 5 of respiratory failure at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 80.
Replacing some saturated fats such as steak and butter with unsaturated fats such as avocados and canola oil, and not carb-filled junk food, can reduce a person's chance of developing heart disease as much as cholesterol lowering statins, according to new advice from the American Heart Association