| Dec 23, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Baltimore's spending panel is set to approve Wednesday a $55,000 settlement with a 25-year-old man who suffered a broken jaw during an altercation with police in 2013.
The payment would settle Jon Black-Thaxton's lawsuit filed in March that alleged...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:31 PM
John G. Schisler, the longtime spokesman and director of public relations for the old Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died Sept. 12 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. He was 85.
| Jul 19, 2014
Dr. Mark E. Bohlman, chairman of the department of radiology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died July 11 of cancer at the Mandrin Inpatient Care Center in Harwood in Anne Arundel County. He was 64.
The son of Earl Bohlman, who was supervisor of...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
In response to The Baltimore Sun's front page article regarding state inspections of health care facilities ("Watch dog cutting back," July 20), I agree with Nancy Pineles from the Maryland Disability Law Center that accreditation should not replace...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Dr. Charles E. Shaw Jr. was an internal medicine doctor when doctor rating websites seemed unnecessary and bedside manner was a prerequisite. He was there for the early years of the use of penicillin and held affiliations with several Baltimore-area...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The union representing thousands of Maryland health care workers is renewing a push to apply state labor protections and collective bargaining laws to employees at the University of Maryland Medical Center, a move that hospital officials say is not needed...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Mercy Medical Center is parting ways with a midwife group that has worked out of the hospital for years because of rising malpractice insurance costs.
The decision to close Kathleen Slone CNM & Associates, which plans to stop delivering babies in...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:00 AM
When it first opened its doors in 1978, Chase Brexton was a small operation of volunteers started to address the new AIDS epidemic and its effect on gay men, the population most hit at the time by the disease.
The organization has since grown into one...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Dr. Howard F. Raskin, former chief of the gastroenterology department at Maryland General Hospital, died Sept. 17 at Duke University Hospital during surgery to replace a heart valve.
The longtime Owings Mills resident was 87.
"Howard was one of the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:22 AM
A man was killed and three other people were shot in four separate incidents Tuesday and early Wednesday in Baltimore, police said.
The man was shot about 9:45 p.m. in the 1600 block of Presstman Street in West Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Maryland General Hospital has entered into a $750,000 agreement with the federal government to settle claims that it overbilled Medicare and Medicaid for cardiac scans that measure the amount of blood in the heart.
The Baltimore hospital, which is part...