| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The diesel trucks are coming! You may have been hearing about the flood-control project in Hahamongna Watershed Park. The draft EIR has just been released.
All four options have admitted significant impact in transportation of sediment, air quality,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Peter Angelos, the personal injury lawyer who owns the Baltimore Orioles, donated $2.5 million to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center to establish a lung disease treatment center in his name, he and hospital officials announced Wednesday.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The city of Glendale is committed to keeping its housing and public spaces safe, healthy and pleasant for everyone.
Extensive medical and scientific research confirms that tobacco smoke is harmful to smokers and nonsmokers alike, triggering eye, nose,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Fells Point residents are raising questions about chromium contamination at Harbor Point, and Morrell Park residents are concerned about the impact of a proposed CSX rail facility on their neighborhood. In Western Maryland, economic and health impact...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:24 AM
A Code Orange air quality alert, meaning conditions are unhealthy for sensitive groups, is in effect for much of Maryland on Monday, a relatively rare occurrence outside of the summer months.
The alert is because of warming temperatures and a high...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The weight loss that follows a successful bariatric surgery makes most patients feel younger. But a new study suggests that following bariatric surgery, some patients show signs of being biologically younger, as well.
At Stanford University, researchers...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:10 PM
A doctor who conducted unnecessary procedures on mostly homeless patients and billed Medicare and Medi-Cal pleaded guilty Thursday to filing a false tax return and participating in the $1.55-million scheme, authorities said.
From 2008 to 2012, Dr....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:07 PM
In recent years, California’s Agassiz’s desert tortoise population has been decimated by shootings, residential and commercial development, vehicle traffic, respiratory disease and predation by ravens, dogs and coyotes.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Certain health screenings, such as colonoscopies and cholesterol checks, are wise preventive measures, but other common tests may be unnecessary.
"I think we're doing too much over-screening," says geriatrician Dr. Suzanne Salamon, an instructor at...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Mary Alice Jeanette Hasson, a homemaker and retired federal employee, died of respiratory disease Oct. 26 at the Coffman Nursing Home in Hagerstown. She was 94 and had lived in Timonium.
Born Mary Alice Jeanette Lloyd on a family farm in Cockeysville,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Johns Hopkins Medicine announced Friday that it is temporarily halting its practice of giving second opinions in possible "black lung" cases, after ABC News reported that Hopkins doctors usually side with the coal mining companies paying for the service....