| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The right hip fracture and dislocation Dennis Pitta suffered Saturday is an extremely rare injury for an NFL player and will force the standout Ravens tight end to miss the entire 2013-14 season.
But it shouldn't jeopardize his career, according to...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:03 PM
A blown transformer knocked out the power to two buildings on the campus of MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore Tuesday afternoon, though the hospital itself was not affected.
The Morgan and Smyth buildings, which are used to house out-...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Columbia-based MedStar Health has shed about 1 percent of its work force at its four Baltimore-area hospitals over the past year, less than the layoffs of about 5 percent of its employees at MedStar Washington Hospital Center announced this week,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
This year's flu season got off to an early start, and public health officials are asking people to get their vaccinations to ward off a serious outbreak.
State health officials announced the first confirmed case Oct. 3: a child in the Washington suburbs....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:37 PM
MedStar Health has laid off 74 people in its real estate and facilities management departments as the hospital system transfers those functions to a contractor, which plans to hire back the workers, Medstar officials said.
The Columbia-based company cut...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:31 AM
A Baltimore jury convicted a man of robbing, then killing his mentor in a youth program and shooting another man who survived, the State's Attorney's Office said.
Antomar Jones, 21, was riding home with his mentor Corey Alexander, 31, and Anthony...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Most Marylanders are not aware of the shortage of one type medical specialists that will affect health care availability for decades: Podiatrists. Podiatry is the medical specialty that deals with foot and ankle injuries and disease. Don't laugh. This...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:24 AM
A 48-year-old man, who was assaulted outside a York Road carryout in April, died last week from his injuries, Baltimore police said.
Curtis Epps, of the 400 block of N. Milton Ave. was found injured on a sidewalk in the 5500 block of York Rd. in the...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:41 AM
When Ravens star middle linebacker Ray Lewis tore his right triceps against the Dallas Cowboys and underwent surgery, the reigning AFC North champions didn't slam the door on his potential return this season.
By placing him on injured reserve-designated...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance.
The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
| 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...