| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Prompted by recent multimillion-dollar medical malpractice judgments, Maryland lawmakers are pushing to create a fund to help pay for treating babies who suffer neurological injuries during birth.
Proposed legislation calls for hospitals and doctors with...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:06 PM
A man who fell off a dock into the harbor in Annapolis on Tuesday night is expected to survive, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.
Annapolis City Police and county firefighters responded around 10 p.m. to 1 Dock St. where they...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:48 AM
When severely injured patients at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center needed rides between floors, there was only one way to fit all the life-saving staff and equipment in the cramped elevators.
"I used to crawl in bed with the patient," said...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:58 AM
A civilian employee of the Naval Academy died Friday after falling unconscious on campus, the academy said.
The woman, a member of the food service staff, was found unresponsive at about 5 a.m. in the kitchen area of King Hall, the academy said in a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Kathy A. McGovern, who had conducted cell research and was also an educator, died Dec. 1 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 55.
The daughter of John McGovern, a civil engineer, and Gloria "Saunders"...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Maryland hospitals are buying more food locally, according to a new analysis.
Forty hospitals in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia are now purchasing locally grown fruits and vegetables regularly during the growing season and nine...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:15 AM
The state plans to open its sixth hospital-based domestic violence program in Hagerstown, officials said today.
Other programs have been opened in Baltimore-area hospitals and this will be the first in Western Maryland, according to Lt. Gov. Anthony G....
| Feb 11, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Breast-feeding didn't come easy at first for Sharalyn Webre, who struggled through five months with her first child.
But with more experience, patience and family support, feedings were less complicated with her next two children, including a baby girl...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Julie McAllister was feeling serene as she lounged in her room with the window view, enjoying a quiet, kid-free afternoon.
It was almost as if she were on vacation.
But in fact the 37-year-old from Owings Mills had just delivered an 8-pound baby girl...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 8:17 PM
A pedestrian was struck by a car along Route 50 in Annapolis on Sunday night, sustaining life-threatening injuries, according to fire and police officials.
Emergency personnel responded to the ramp from eastbound Route 50 onto Rowe Boulevard about 8:37...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold said this week that the county will host a forum in February to discuss mental health initiatives in the county.
The forum, he said, comes in response to the shootings last week in Newtown, Conn., in which...