| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:25 PM
No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities.
The new system — which assigns one to...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 5:25 AM
Good morning, Baltimore! Here’s what you need to know for Friday.
Mostly cloudy and rainy today with temperatures rising into the low 70s, and overnight will fall to a low of 54. There is a chance of thunder boomers this afternoon and...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 4:02 AM
A memorial service for Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., the Johns Hopkins Hospital cardiologist and civil rights and political activist who died April 11, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Ave.
| Apr 12, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., a noted Johns Hopkins cardiac surgeon, behind-the-scenes political figure and civil rights activist who broke many racial barriers, died Friday from a massive heart attack and stroke, relatives said Saturday.
The 70-year-old Dr....
| Apr 14, 2015
| 3:52 PM
Baltimore Orioles minor-league outfielder Nolan Reimold filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging negligent medical care at Johns Hopkins Hospital, claiming he was cleared to resume play too quickly after spinal surgery, causing additional damage.
| Apr 14, 2015
| 1:50 PM
Anne Arundel County Animal Control has euthanized two dogs that attacked a 10-year-old boy Monday afternoon at a Glen Burnie elementary school.
The boy was attacked in an open area near a portable classroom at Woodside Elementary School, at 160 Funke...
| Apr 10, 2015
Families of children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia, and adults with congenital diaphragmatic hernias joined forces to have the week starting March 31 proclaimed in all 50 states as Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness...
| Mar 7, 2015
Who knew jogging had so many benefits?
Eighteen years ago, Laura Cawthorne was a kindergarten teacher at the old Mayo Elementary School. She couldn't afford a gym membership, so, when the school day ended, Cawthorne often laced up her running shoes...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:51 PM
Adrianne Woods strokes her son's forehead. The boy's long lashes drift closed, then flutter open as he shudders with a seizure.
"He's tired," Woods says of Xavier, who is almost 6 years old. "He's had a long day at school."
Nearby, Xavier's baby...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:45 PM
In medicine, the Big C — as in cancer — is poised to overtake heart disease as America's No. 1 killer. A new documentary series, however, tells of a more encouraging C-word: Cure.
Barak Goodman, director of a PBS series based on the Pulitzer...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Date: Dec. 13
Her story: Amanda Lane, 30, grew up in Altavista, Va. She works as an administrative coordinator for patient access at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her mother and stepfather, Judy and Mike Tolle, live in Crownsville. Her father, Fred Lane,...