| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to pay $190 million to settle claims from thousands of women who may have been surreptitiously recorded during pelvic exams by gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy.
The amount of the settlement is one of the largest on...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:30 AM
When it comes to health insurance, a growing number of patients are confronting a trade-off. An insurer cannot drop you or charge higher premiums if you get sick. That's good news. But in return, you're likely to find that available health plans impose...
| Jul 31, 2014
Health care may still be costly, but some medical services are free for local employees.
Fort Lauderdale-based Weatherby Healthcare, a company that places physicians and other health care specialists in jobs, opened a free health clinic Wednesday...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:52 PM
When it comes to keeping promises, when all parties are expected to know what's at stake, it's not always about the fine print.
The contract is straightforward: Protect us and defend our Constitution against "all enemies, foreign and domestic." In return...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:56 PM
The medical system charged with caring for Maryland's veterans is seeking help from private physicians in the Baltimore region to address a primary-care backlog that has become one of the worst in the nation, federal officials said Monday.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Advances in health care are not all in operating rooms or laboratories. Technological advances have rapidly changed the face of health care information and how it is used and disseminated. This new field informatics has expanded the nurse's role and...
| Jul 27, 2014
From a desktop computer at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News or from a laptop on the third floor of his home, Riverside psychiatrist Anthony Caterine can treat geriatric patients at nine far-flung locations.
He can treat patients in...
| Jul 22, 2014
While Google Glass' potential as a consumer device remains to be seen, Lauren Rubinson-Morris is excited about its possibilities in her workplace.
Rubinson-Morris is president and chief executive officer of MedEx Ambulance Service, a Skokie-based...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MIAMI After being without health insurance for two years, Miranda Childe of Hallandale Beach, Fla., found a plan she could afford with financial aid from the government using the Affordable Care Act's exchange.
Childe, 60, bought an HMO plan from Humana,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Last year Martha Montalvo-Ariri underwent a routine hysterectomy to help treat painful uterine fibroids. During surgery, her doctor used a morcellator, a device that cuts the tissue into pieces so it can be removed through small incisions.
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Mary Castaneda had a sinus infection that just wouldn't go away, and she was feeling awful. She knew she needed to see a doctor, but her timing was off.
"It was after-hours so I couldn't get in to see my doctor," says the 35-year-old Mission Viejo...