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  • VA hospitals in Hampton, Fayetteville battle same problems

    VA hospitals in Hampton, Fayetteville battle same problems
    For months, the Veterans Affairs medical centers in Hampton and Fayetteville, N.C., have been locked in a race that each is trying very hard to lose. Primary-care patients in these two regions have endured some of the longest wait times in the VA...
  • Assisted suicide allows for death with dignity

    Assisted suicide allows for death with dignity
          End-of-life issues are among our most emotionally and religiously charged community concerns. The definition of “death” may require greater clarity when considering medical and technological advances that have moved patient...
  • Lemont doctor accused of taking kickback

    A doctor from Lemont has been charged with receiving a $2,500 cash kickback from an individual in return for referring Medicaid and Medicare patients to the individual's company for medical treatment, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office...
  • New Ebola cases are declining: Why that's bad news for a cure

    New Ebola cases are declining: Why that's bad news for a cure
    After killing at least 9,936 people and infecting more than 24,202, the Ebola epidemic appears to be running out of steam. And for some medical researchers, this hard-won progress poses a problem. The Ebola virus has retreated so dramatically in...
  • More health clinics opening at drug stores

    More health clinics opening at drug stores
    Tucked in the back corner of the Rite Aid drugstore on York Road in North Baltimore sits a small medical office with two exam rooms equipped with freezers of vaccines, blood pressure monitors and the many other tools needed to diagnose and treat common...
  • Doctors say fitness trackers, health apps can boost care

    Doctors say fitness trackers, health apps can boost care
    That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day. Why give your doctors permission to incorporate data from fitness trackers and health apps into electronic patient records? Well, they might spot signs...
  • Superbug linked to 2 deaths at UCLA hospital; 179 potentially exposed

    Superbug linked to 2 deaths at UCLA hospital; 179 potentially exposed
    Nearly 180 patients at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center may have been exposed to potentially deadly bacteria from contaminated medical scopes, and two deaths have already been linked to the outbreak. Update: FDA issues warning on contaminated medical...
  • Dying Need Compassion, Not Assisted Suicide

    Dying Need Compassion, Not Assisted Suicide
    A bill before the General Assembly that would legalize physician-assisted suicide is called an "Act Concerning Compassionate Aid in Dying for Terminally Ill Patients." It is neither compassionate nor of aid to those who are most vulnerable. I am a...
  • Matteson nurse charged with Medicare fraud

    A Matteson man who operates two nursing agencies has been charged with health care fraud for allegedly billing for skilled-nursing services that did not qualify for Medicare and involved patients obtained through illegal payments for referrals, federal...
  • The high cost of health care reform

    The high cost of health care reform
    Although the Affordable Care Act and creation of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange were important steps in expanding health care coverage for previously uninsured Marylanders, mounting evidence suggests that more work is needed to help ensure that...
  • Timonium family has scare with baby botulism

    Timonium family has scare with baby botulism
    Vibrant with big blue eyes and brown hair with a tint of red, 5-month-old Madison "Maddie" Wright had reached all her developmental milestones; she could roll over, sit up on her own and hold her head up. Then, one day in January, her abilities began...