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  • Hopkins, Lockheed aim to modernize the ICU

    Hopkins, Lockheed aim to modernize the ICU
    Johns Hopkins intensive care nurse Nelly E. Lopez spends so much of her workday monitoring patient distress alarms that she sometimes hears phantom beeps even when she is no longer on the job. Hopkins doctors say Lopez's "alarm fatigue" shows what is...
  • Health Alert Issued: Two Cases of Invasive Infection Often Linked to Infant Formula Under Investigation

    Health Alert Issued: Two Cases of Invasive Infection Often Linked to Infant Formula Under Investigation
    Employees at Wal-Mart stores across the country are pulling a specific powdered baby formula from the shelves following the death of a 10 day old boy from Lebanon. Avery Cornett is the second infant to be treated during the last month at a Missouri...
  • Medical billing a target of fraud investigations

    In Maryland, an orthopedic practice agreed to pay $2.5 million to the federal government to settle allegations that it had billed for patients' visits that never took place and had double-charged for X-ray work to get higher reimbursements. In...
  • Woman, 79, dies from September beating injuries

    Woman, 79, dies from September beating injuries
    The death of a 79-year-old woman whose daughter is charged with beating her following a car crash in September was ruled a homicide today. Thelma Watkins-Cato of the 10500 block of South King Drive was pronounced dead Thursday, according to a spokesman...
  • Quadriplegic immigrant dies after Chicago-area hospital returned him to Mexico

    Quadriplegic immigrant dies after Chicago-area hospital returned him to Mexico
    Sent back to Mexico by the Chicago-area medical center that had treated his crippling injury, the young quadriplegic languished for more than a year in a small-town hospital ill-equipped to handle his needs. Quelino Ojeda Jimenez, who needed a ventilator...
  • Inventor says new heart catheter will save lives

    Inventor says new heart catheter will save lives
    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...
  • Kenneth Allen Maylath, broadcaster

    Kenneth Allen Maylath, broadcaster
    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. Born and...
  • Patient awarded nearly $2 million over botched surgery

    Patient awarded nearly $2 million over botched surgery
    Imagine this... 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,...
  • Baltimore is best city for hospital care

    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...
  • Autopsy: Woman's death caused in part from traffic crash injuries

    Autopsy:  Woman's death caused in part from traffic crash injuries
    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...
  • Unintended victims of Gates Foundation generosity

    Unintended victims of Gates Foundation generosity
    A neighbor shaved Matsepang Nyoba's head with an antiquated razor. Blood beaded on her scalp. Tears trickled down her cheeks, but not because of the pain. She was in mourning, and this was a ritual. Two days earlier, her newborn baby girl had died in the...