| 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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Antibiotics have saved countless lives over the years, but their overuse has lead to problems including antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Dr. Mary R. Clance, an epidemiologist at Anne Arundel Medical Center, discusses the history, troubles and appropriate...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Annapolis police say an woman was sexually assaulted Tuesday near the city's College Creek bridge.
Police said the woman was in a wooded area near the bridge at about 1:48 a.m. when a man she is acquainted with punched and kicked her repeatedly, then...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Maryland added its 10th hospital-based domestic violence program at the University of Maryland Medical Center, officials announced Monday.
The Bridge Project at UMMC was launched with a $50,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and...
| 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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:43 AM
A decade since the 2003 tropical storm that began its fiscal and operational woes, Market House in downtown Annapolis is expected to reopen in the coming weeks with a lineup of vendors selling falafel, gelato, sandwiches and crab cakes from the historic...