| Feb 7, 2014
February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org.
The Department of Health is...
| 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 14, 2014
| 4:52 AM
Annapolis Police say a man was shot in the foot Monday evening as he walked in the Newtowne Drive area, and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
The incident occurred at 7:47 p.m. Monday. The victim was walking in the 700 block of Newtowne Drive...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Anne Arundel County police say they've arrested a 22-year-old man and are searching for three others after they assaulted and robbed a man who lives in an Odenton shed.
At about 1:40 a.m. today, officers were patrolling in the 1500 block of Annapolis...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:00 AM
ANNE ARUNDEL MEDICAL CENTER: The AAMC Breast Center is nationally recognized for its outstanding care, research and comprehensive programs. It offers specially tailored breast disease treatment and care for women.
Dr. Lorraine Tafra is the founding and...
| 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...