| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:00 AM
It’s a new season and the University of Maryland Medical System officials say it’s a good time to take stock of your health. They are offering free screenings for cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes and more.
The screenings will be...
| 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...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The University of Maryland Medical Center will send layoff notices to employees at the end of the month as it looks to cut costs in the wake of federal budget cuts and what it and other state hospitals have called inadequate rate increases.