Special Agent Crystal Griner, one of two Capitol Police officers that engaged the gunman who attacked a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, graduated high school in Howard County and played college basketball at Hood.
More than 42,000 medical students from the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University and others around the country and world learned where they would train to become family doctors, surgeons or other kinds of physicians
Dr. Yu-Chen Lee, a professor of cardiology at the University of Maryland Medical School where he established the echocardiography division of the Maryland Heart Center, died May 5 of heart failure at the Charlestown retirement community in Catonsville. He was 89.
Four Web-based training videos developed by Johns Hopkins Medicine and others aim to train doctors, nurses and other medical professionals in the proper way to handle patients who show up at their hospitals with serious infectious diseases.
The fight against the spread of the Ebola virus is now being fought in doctors' offices and urgent-care clinics in Maryland and across the country. Receptionists and doctors are now often asking patients questions about travel and other risks to pinpoint if there's a chance that the patient has been exposed to the often-deadly virus
Travelers to Maryland from three West African countries where Ebola continues to spread could be quarantined at home or barred from public transit depending on their risk of exposure to the deadly virus, according to guidelines Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday.
Maryland health officials designated three hospitals to receive Ebola patients in Maryland — including Johns Hopkins Hospital and University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore — changing course from previous plans almost two weeks after the virus spread to two nurses in Texas and as a new case emerged in New York.
A firefighter was injured and nine people were displaced after a fire broke out in a townhouse on the 400 block of Compton Avenue in Old Town Laurel on Jan. 29. A second fire broke out Friday, but was extinguished in about two hours.
MedStar Health has laid off 74 people in its real estate and facilities management departments as the hospital system transfers those functions to a contractor, which plans to hire back the workers, Medstar officials said.
A 59-year-old Oxon Hill man died after suffering burns and smoke inhalation in a fire that tore through his home Sunday morning, according to a Prince George's County Fire and Emergency Medical Services spokesman.
Two Prince George's County firefighters, who were among the most seriously injured while fighting a house fire in Riverdale, remained in critical but stable condition Sunday, according to their families.