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  • Maryland bill would create birth injury fund

    Maryland bill would create birth injury fund
    Prompted by recent multimillion-dollar medical malpractice judgments, Maryland lawmakers are pushing to create a fund to help pay for treating babies who suffer neurological injuries during birth.
  • Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland

    Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland
    Barry Considine still has to buy marijuana illegally, as he has since he first asked around a biker bar for it to help treat his post-polio syndrome. Ken Kopper still fears another possession arrest for using it to ease chronic pain resulting from a...

    First dental certification program opens in city schools

    First dental certification program opens in city schools
    It wasn't long into Deaisha Nixon's dental appointment this week that she found herself taking charge. When one dental assistant reached in a pocket for a glove, Nixon noted that they should be using a clean one from a box. And when the suction tube...

    MedStar Baltimore hospitals shed 1 percent of staff through attrition

    MedStar Baltimore hospitals shed 1 percent of staff through attrition
    Columbia-based MedStar Health has shed about 1 percent of its work force at its four Baltimore-area hospitals over the past year, less than the layoffs of about 5 percent of its employees at MedStar Washington Hospital Center announced this week,...

    Some hospital CEOs get bigger compensation packages

    Some hospital CEOs get bigger compensation packages
    Many Maryland hospital and health system CEOs received pay increases in recent years even as they complained of shrinking profit margins and warned of cutbacks unless they could increase the rates they charge. Eleven executives earning seven-figure...