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  • Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift

    Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift
    Nothing could save Albert P. "Skip" Viragh Jr. from pancreatic cancer, but a $65 million gift from his foundation will help other patients suffering from that and other deadly cancers. The money will be used to help pay for construction of a patient care...
  • Anthem Blue Cross tops Covered California's Obamacare open enrollment

    Anthem Blue Cross tops Covered California's Obamacare open enrollment
    With open enrollment for Obamacare wrapped up, insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross stayed ahead of the pack in California and widened its lead over rival Blue Shield of California. Anthem signed up 425,058 people through April 15, or 30% of Covered...
  • Report faults prison care of state's mentally ill inmates

    Report faults prison care of state's mentally ill inmates
    A federal court official says that treatment of California's most severely mentally ill prisoners is haphazard and often inadequate, delivered by a fractured, understaffed system in which doctors discharge patients because they are afraid not to. The...
  • GERD a more severe form of acid reflux

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How do I know if what I have is acid reflux or GERD? Are treatments the same for both? I've had what I would describe as heartburn for years and it's getting worse as I age. ANSWER: Acid reflux happens when stomach acid flows back up...
  • Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns

    Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns
    On Charles Street, inside the Belvedere Galleria, a company run from a small office offers cash for people's leftover diabetes strips, the tiny tabs used to test glucose levels, which are crucial to managing the disease. An Internet search for "sell...
  • Memory moves mother, son to run Maryland Half Marathon in Maple Lawn

    For 10 years Sandy Thomas had been running a 2-mile circuit most mornings around her North Laurel neighborhood of Hammond Village to stay physically fit, but in 2006 life handed her a detour. Her husband, Jim, died that year from skin cancer, and the...
  • Rare bone-cement syndrome presents risk in hip replacements

    Rare bone-cement syndrome presents risk in hip replacements
    As the American population ages and longevity increases, surgery to replace creaky knees and hips has become routine — more than a million people every year have a knee or hip replaced. But what happened at St. Luke's University Health Network...
  • California will log off some Obamacare applicants as website slows

    California will log off some Obamacare applicants as website slows
    Facing a flood of interest, the Covered California exchange plans to prevent some consumers from finishing their Obamacare enrollment so others can start the sign-up process to meet Monday's deadline. Californians were waiting in line for hours Monday...
  • Morningside ends another legal fight

    A Newport Beach-based chain of rehabilitation centers that had been under fire from state regulators for years has agreed to pay a $75,000 settlement and limit its control over residents in its sober-living homes. Until Tuesday, Morningside Recovery had...
  • Survey: Kaiser leads in customer satisfaction, Blue Shield ranks last

    Survey: Kaiser leads in customer satisfaction, Blue Shield ranks last
    For the seventh consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente ranked highest in customer satisfaction for health insurance among California policyholders, according to ratings firm J.D. Power & Associates. But two other major rivals -- Blue Shield of California...
  • Under Armour to give $10 million to Hopkins for breast-health center

    Under Armour to give $10 million to Hopkins for breast-health center
    Under Armour will give $10 million to the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital to create the Under Armour LiveWell Center, marking the Baltimore-based sports brand's largest gift ever to any group. Part of Under Armour's...