While the overall number of people going to the emergency room in Baltimore hospitals is down slightly from last year along with hospital admissions in general, the number of gun-related injuries has grown
Carolyn Lynch has spent most of the past six months in the hospital being treated for leukemia, but she had the opportunity to come out Monday evening and meet some of the people who have been supporting her in her ongoing battle against cancer.
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle collision on Md. 32 in Westminster Saturday afternoon, according to Clay Myers, a public information officer for the Gamber and Community Volunteer Fire Company.
New residents at dozens of hospitals around the country, including some in Baltimore, are working marathon 28-hour shifts as part of a pair of studies assessing impacts on patient safety, and consumer and medical student groups want it stopped
Melvin Williams, whose legendary life as a West Baltimore drug kingpin in the 1960s later earned him a place in HBO's "The Wire," died Thursday morning at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 73.
Nine-year-old Jermell Richardson walked to church Sunday morning. It was the first time, except for doctors' appointments, that Jermell left her house in Waverly since Oct. 4, when she was shot in the right leg in broad daylight on her family's porch. "It was excellent," Jermell said after the service at Mount Oliver Missionary Baptist Church, around the corner from her house. "I might go outside tomorrow, too."
Gavin Class, the Towson lineman who nearly died when he suffered heatstroke in practice two years ago, will not be allowed to return to the university¿s football team after a federal appeals court overturned an earlier District Court ruling that briefly cleared Class to play.
Dr. Stephen C. Jacobs, a surgeon, former chief of urology and professor of urology at the University of Maryland Center who continued to teach at the medical school after radiation treatments robbed him of the use of his arms and hands and reduced his voice to a whisper, died Oct. 30 at his Lutherville home from complications of a fall. He was 70.
The Rev. Philip B. Roulette, the former longtime rector of St. John's Episcopal Church in Glyndon who was co-author with five other Episcopal priests of the Baltimore Declaration which caused considerable controversy in the American theological circles, died Saturday of cancer at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 74.
A Baltimore native who was an All-Metro selection at Woodlawn and played at Virginia before joining the Jets as an undrafted NFL free agent in 2003, Tavon Mason started the Tavon Mason Loves the Kids Foundation upon his return home. His foundation's fourth slipper drive is underway.
The judge overseeing the Freddie Gray trial has ordered that the 25-year-old's medical records from his hospitalization right before his death be turned over to the defense for the first officer scheduled to go to trial, court records show.
At the start of my administration, I had no doubt I would face big challenges in my first few months as governor — but never did I imagine cancer would be one of them. Over the last few months, I've learned a lot about the disease, and I've also been reminded of just how deeply compassionate Marylanders are.
Richard Jay Griffin, a retired University of Maryland Medical Center finance official, died Sept. 22 of complications of Alzheimer's disease at his home in Carson City, Nev. The former Catonsville resident was 76.
Since revealing his cancer diagnosis in June, Gov. Larry Hogan has forged a sprawling yet intimate support network that includes friendships with a middle-aged mother of three, a man with Down syndrome and Andrew, the 5-year-old boy who now considers the governor his pen pal.
Eight dancers are in pain. One grabs her breast and shudders. Another focuses on her folded hands, turning them over and over as drums beat in the distance. A third punches the air. Yet they manage to come together, raising their arms in unison against an unseen foe. This is the opening to "328-HOPE," the Full Circle Dance Company's modern dance staging of a woman's battle against breast cancer.
In an effort to reduce costs and the burden on the system, hospitals and other medical care providers have begun targeting those patients who frequently tap emergency care by connecting them with resources to tackle underlying problems.
The last remaining original resident planned to cut the birthday cake Tuesday, Sept. 29, as the Edenwald retirement community celebrated its 30th year since it relocated from Baltimore to Towson in 1985.
It is the nature of life that some things do not lend themselves to easy answers or perfectly happy endings, which is certainly true of the curious case of Gavin Class. Class is the Towson football player who nearly died after suffering massive internal damage from heatstroke and is now suing to force the university to let him make a storybook return to the Tigers roster.
There has been a fair amount of confusion around Baltimore and beyond over what to call "the events" of April. Riots? Unrest? Neither word seems to adequately capture what transpired this spring and continues today. We call it an uprising. A look at what happened shows why.
While pulmonary hypertension is uncommon in children, more and more kids are being hospitalized for the potentially fatal condition in which blood pressure is abnormally high in the arteries of the lungs, Johns Hopkins researchers found.
Baltimore-based Barcoding Inc. is providing its radio frequency technology, or RFID, to a Louisiana startup that would automate the collection of medical data during doctor's visits so that physicians have more face time with patients.
Declaring that he wants to help make Baltimore a more livable city, Gov. Larry Hogan is promising a plan to "knock down blocks of derelict buildings" and to fix the city's "broken" transit system in an opinion piece in The Baltimore Sun
The University of Maryland's Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine is bringing "TV's most 'uplifting duo' " to the city for bra fittings, with part of the proceeds benefiting the university medical center's Breast Center.