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  • 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...
  • Superhero window washers lift spirits of young hospital patients

    Superhero window washers lift spirits of young hospital patients
    The nurses on the 20th floor were the first to see them. "Oh my goodness," declared Colleen Forrester, 29, a nurse dressed in green scrubs, who pointed to the windows. Other nurses came to look and laughed. Were the children strong enough to come see?...
  • Board revokes license of Newport News pain doctor

    Board revokes license of Newport News pain doctor
    RICHMOND — After eight hours of public testimony at a formal hearing Wednesday, a five-member panel of the Virginia Board of Medicine deliberated for one hour in closed session before issuing its unanimous decision to revoke the license of Dr. Roger...
  • My $54,000 helicopter ride

    My $54,000 helicopter ride
    One of the benefits of the Affordable Care Act that President Obama often touts is the limit it places on medical bills: no more than $6,350 annually per insured individual or $12,700 per family. The insurance industry's idea of an "out-of-pocket maximum,...
  • Anthem Blue Cross signs up the most Californians under health law

    Anthem Blue Cross signs up the most Californians under health law
    With open enrollment for Obamacare wrapped up, insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross stayed ahead of the pack in California sign-ups and widened its lead over rival Blue Shield of California. Anthem signed up 425,058 people through April 15, or 30.5% of...
  • Commentary: Patient is in charge in team-based approach to care

    If a computer salesman told you that you needed an $8,000 systems upgrade, you might walk (or run) out of the store, research everything you could about the necessity of his recommendation, shop around for a better price and then decide whether to make...
  • What doctors know: Spotting pneumonia early can be tricky

    Source: Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com It's hard to fight something you can't easily detect. Pneumonia is treatable, but spotting the infection early is a challenge. The disease has multiple symptoms that can lead people to think their illness...
  • 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...
  • FDA questions use of aspirin to prevent first heart attack

    FDA questions use of aspirin to prevent first heart attack
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday questioned the value of taking aspirin to try to ward off a first heart attack or stroke in people who have never had cardiovascular problems. The FDA's statement follows its decision...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Asthma camp for children The Baltimore Washington Medical Center will sponsor "Camp Airways" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 4-8 at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore & Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. The camp, for children ages 6 to 12, will...
  • 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...