| Apr 3, 2012
| 3:28 PM
The Maryland affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure has awarded $2.2 million to 26 local health departments, hospitals and other programs to provide free mammograms, breast exams and diagnostic tests.
The money will also be used for support...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:07 PM
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against a Columbia-based medical staffing agency claiming it acted negligently in 2008 by hiring and placing a medical technician who allegedly went on to expose the plaintiffs to hepatitis C.
The lawsuit also says...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:10 PM
The University Specialty Hospital is expected to move its inpatient chronic care services to other hospitals in the University of Maryland Medical System in July, hospital and state officials said Tuesday.
Hospital officials said they would move the...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Health officials in Maryland confirmed Monday the state's first hepatitis C case directly linked to traveling medical technician David Kwiatkowski, whose arrest by federal law enforcement officials in July in connection with a hepatitis C outbreak in...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:00 PM
A patient believed to have contracted hepatitis C from a rogue medical worker has sued Columbia-based Maxim Staffing Solutions Inc. for failing to report the traveling technician to legal authorities even though the company knew he had stolen narcotics...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Paul E. Smith, former head basketball coach at Dunbar High School and McDonogh School who later coached in Baltimore County public schools, died Monday of kidney failure at Maryland General Hospital.
The Randallstown resident was 71.
"Paul coached for...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 7:45 PM
A 65-year-old Baltimore man was infected with hepatitis C by a traveling medical technician at the Baltimore VA Medical Center in 2008, he and his attorney said — making him the first Marylander to come forward in a sweeping investigation into the...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Milton Lee Eckstein Jr., a retired grocery store manager and fast-pitch softball player, died of complications from cancer Saturday at his Inwood, W.Va., home. He was 84 and had lived in Joppa.
Born in Rosedale, he attended Kenwood High School. He worked...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Live jazz and Southern barbecue are two simple, easy ways to grab our attention.
Phaze 10, described as both a restaurant and entertainment venue, opens today in Mount Vernon (885 N. Howard St.).
There are two sections of Phaze 10; the first is the...
| 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...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 12:38 PM
When David Kwiatkowski was found slurring his words and smelling of alcohol in a Boston-area hotel room littered with prescription pills late one July night, his life as a traveling medical technician had largely unraveled already.
In his early 30s, he...