| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Carroll Hospital Center is joining Anne Arundel Medical Center and other health systems, businesses and employers who won’t hire people who smoke cigarettes or use other nicotine products.
Carroll announced the policy Thursday, and it expands on a...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:09 PM
In the days after the release of video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his fiancee, now his wife, in a New Jersey casino elevator, the hotline at Northwest Hospital's domestic violence program began ringing.
Only a few callers have...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:15 AM
A selection of events, resources and medical institutions.
Free prostate screening 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Good Health Center at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd., Baltimore. Registration is required. To make an...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Two motorcyclists involved in separate crashes in Anne Arundel County died Wednesday, police said.
One was killed following a three-vehicle crash in Annapolis around 7:15 p.m. Annapolis resident Preston Adams Jr., 38, was taken to Anne Arundel Medical...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Anyone who wants a job next year at Anne Arundel Medical Center — whether as a surgeon or security guard — will have to prove they don't smoke or use tobacco.
The Annapolis hospital's new hiring policy might be controversial, but it is...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Thirty-five people were hospitalized Wednesday after being sickened by chemicals at a swimming pool at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater, Anne Arundel County fire officials said.
Of the 35 patients, 31 were children age 6 to 16. None of the injuries were...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Sue Fryer Ward, the first secretary of Maryland's Department of Aging and a lifelong advocate for elders' rights, died June 22 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Upper Marlboro resident was 78.
"Her true love was...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Annapolis police say an officer used a nasal application of naloxone — a medicine used to reverse the symptoms of a heroin overdose — just minutes after being trained on the substance as part of a departmental program.
Police said that on...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Anne Arundel Medical Center has adopted a new policy that prohibits use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. And next year, the hospital plans to stop hiring anyone who uses tobacco products.
The hospital has banned cigarette smoking on...
| May 30, 2014
Sunday, June 1
Pet Rock music The Bayside Summer Concert Series will present the group Pet Rock performing from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. Enjoy lively music and bay breezes. Information: aacounty.org/RecParks/...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The parents of an 8-month-old were charged with child neglect after they were found Saturday passed out in the front seat of a vehicle in Annapolis as their infant son sat in the back, Anne Arundel police said.
Police officers responded to a call at 5:...