| Jan 19, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A South Side woman with multiple health issues has died after a traffic crash in the Chatham neighborhood last November, authorities said today.
Kim Ware, 41, of the 5700 block of South Indiana Avenue, was pronounced dead at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday at the...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Baltimore area hospitals provide the best patient care in the country, according to a new survey.
Nearly half of the area's hospitals - nine out of 16 - are in the top 5 percent of all of the hospitals in the United States, according to the survey by...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:20 PM
You are in constant pain. The doctor you trust recommends surgery. The procedure is common, and you expect to be out of the hospital in a day, but something goes horribly wrong, and you end up in a coma for 3 weeks.
When you wake up,...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Kenneth Allen Maylath, a veteran Baltimore broadcaster who had been host of "Conference Call" on WFBR-AM and was later news director at WCBM-AM, died Saturday of sepsis at Franklin Square Hospital Center.
The longtime Parkville resident was 75.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:23 AM
A man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing a man during a home invasion in 1998 died of blood poisoning and the so-called flesh-eating bacteria, an autopsy has found.
Robert J. Turner, 32, died Friday at the University of Illinois Medical Center...
| Sep 20, 2012
She could speak only with her eyes.
But Lia Lee's life bridged worlds and changed American medicine.
Lia, the subject of Anne Fadiman's 1997 book "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down," died Aug. 31 in Sacramento at the age of 30, after living...
| Feb 8, 2012
If all goes well for award-winning Plainfield inventor Matt Reavill, his new device will help save lives, decrease health care costs — and employ disabled veterans to boot.
Reavill won a prestigious contest in London late last year called the...
| Aug 12, 2012
Local hospitals are working hard to be safer places for patients. Representatives of the three major health systems on the Peninsula, independently of each other, describe it as a "culture shift" in progress.
The drivers behind enhanced accountability...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 4:40 PM
No parent would ever intentionally leave a child in a steaming car on a hot summer day. But it happens every year to astounded parents. Dr. Melissa Sparrow, clinical director of pediatric inpatient and emergency services at Greater Baltimore Medical...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 12:46 PM
The following recall has been announced:
DETAILS: Foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft Kits imported by Jo-Ann Stores Inc. of Hudson, Ohio, and manufactured by Ningbo Golden Time Gifts and Crafts of China; sold exclusively at Jo-Ann Fabric and...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:11 PM
A 19-year-old man shot in the knee earlier this month died after he developed an infection while being treated, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
His death was ruled a homicide.
Darrell Austin, of the 9500 block of South...