| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:59 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify some hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers combined....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:47 PM
J.T. Barker sometimes lives in the woods near Veterans Park in Dundalk and at other times sleeps in the shadows of an industrial park.
On a recent hot and muggy day, the 43-year-old homeless man found a little relief in the air conditioning at the Health...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday named 11 people, including health professionals, lawyers, a police chief and a prosecutor, to a commission to oversee Maryland's new law legalizing marijuana use for medical reasons.
The panel, which is scheduled to...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:03 AM
People don't stop getting sick because a snowstorm hits.
Doctors, nurses and other medical staff all have to get to work to treat the ill.
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center is looking for volunteer 4-wheel drive vehicle drivers to pick up and...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:52 AM
Trueheart4me was 5-foot-9, spiritual but not religious, and a social drinker, her Match.com profile read. She loved the water, traveling and a good belly laugh.
There was one more thing she labeled "full disclosure."
She had cancer.
"I was very...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Mercedes C. Samborsky, a musician who changed careers later in life and became an attorney whose specialty was family law, died Jan. 31 of heart failure at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. She was 84.
"Mercedes was always very vigorous in...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Daniel "Rocky" Hyde, a former tavern owner and a retired Maryland State Lottery employee, died of heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Rosedale resident was 65.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leo Hyde, a postal worker, and...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Barbara M. Santamaria, a retired Veterans Administration nurse practitioner and a past president of the Maryland Nurses Association, died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Oak Crest Village Retirement Community...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Dr. John Vincent Woytowitz, a retired Highlandtown dentist, died of an infection March 13 at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. The Essex resident was 92.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, he was the son of Peter and Bertha Woytowitz,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:51 AM
Date: Sept. 14
Her story: Brittany MacDonald, 25, grew up in Delta, Pa., in southern York County. She is a nurse at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Rosedale. Her mother, Michele Mullins, lives in Delta and her father, Gary MacDonald, lives...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Peter Angelos, the personal injury lawyer who owns the Baltimore Orioles, donated $2.5 million to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center to establish a lung disease treatment center in his name, he and hospital officials announced Wednesday.