| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The specialty license plate spigot has been tightened in the last few years, but there are still drops getting through including two new plates on the road this year and at least four new potential plates being considered by lawmakers.
In 2008, a...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:32 PM
The Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Guild and supporters of the Champion Fund of Children's Hospital Los Angeles staged respective fundraisers this past week at the Sheraton Universal Hotel.
Presented under the theme "On the Red Carpet," the...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:34 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:49 AM
For 16 years, Dr. Jerry Umanos worked as a pediatrician at a Christian health center in Chicago, then decided in 2005 to travel to Afghanistan to continue his practice and help train doctors. On Thursday, he was one of three American doctors shot to death...
| May 29, 2014
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...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:20 PM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Word reaches us today from Sacramento of the death of a shameful bill written by California medical lobbyists to resurrect a failed addiction treatment program for doctors. Patients should be happy to see the measure laid to rest.
We reported on this...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:59 AM
All 23 health-care workers recently exposed to the MERS virus were allowed to return to work as of Friday.
Workers – including three doctors – at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital and Orlando Regional Medical Center were exposed after a Saudi Arabian...
| May 25, 2014
| 3:14 PM
As the rules for a state medical marijuana pilot program are being finalized, a group of proponents has announced that a cannabis conference will be held in Chicago in June.
A handful of people — including a doctor, a consultant and the vice...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:14 PM
A top executive with the company Maryland hired to build its health exchange website — and later dumped — has been terminated on the heels of heavy financial losses.
Paul von Ebers, president and CEO at Noridian Mutual Insurance Co., was let...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Sorry, new mommies: Memorial Healthcare System is saying goodbye to two “perks.” There will be no more goody bags or scheduling your delivery early to work around your sister’s visit or your renovation plans.
But the crackdown is all...