| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Maryland health officials designated three hospitals to receive Ebola patients in Maryland — including Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore — changing course from previous plans almost two weeks...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Another case of Ebola in the United States is confirmed. More details are uncovered about the man who scaled the White House fence Wednesday night. Here's what you need to know for your Friday and the weekend.
Partly sunny and breezy with...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The state medical examiner has ruled that the death of 10-year-old Damaud Martin in a state-regulated group home in July was caused by complications from cerebral palsy and past head trauma — severe conditions stemming from abuse the Baltimore boy...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A second Ebola case in Texas — identified Sunday as a hospital worker who cared for the Liberian man who died last week from the disease — is raising fresh doubts about the preparedness of the U.S. health system to handle the deadly outbreak....
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Dr. Norman R. Freeman Jr., a retired internist who had cared for Baltimore Colts players for two decades, died Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of complications from a fall. He was 97.
The son of Norman R. Freeman, a window...
| Oct 6, 2014
Joel G. Hill, who had taught at what is now the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and was active in Episcopal affairs, died Sept. 18 at her Westminster, Vt., home of cancer.
The former Hagerstown resident was 78.
The daughter of Van...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:23 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A 2003 rule restricting the number of hours doctors-in-training can work each week didn't affect the quality of care they provided once they were practicing independently, suggests a new study.
Restricting the hours doctors-...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 8:39 AM
More than five years into the economic recovery, many Maryland households still aren't feeling the lift.
Overall personal income — including wages, investment income and payments from programs such as Social Security — grew an estimated 1...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:48 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with clogged arteries in their legs can extend their lives - and save their limbs - if they quit smoking cigarettes, new research shows.
In so-called "peripheral artery disease," blood from the heart can't reach the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Federal officials announced Wednesday that they plan to screen international passengers for Ebola at five major U.S. airports, while hospitals around the country continue to isolate patients showing Ebola-like symptoms.
At least four Baltimore-area...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 12:10 PM
While Maryland health officials urged caregivers this week to be alert for possible Ebola virus cases, they were also quick to emphasize there are other — perhaps more contagious — pathogens that they are also monitoring.