| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:43 PM
A trip on the carpet, a tumble on the stairs or a plunge from a hospital bed — all are common among the nation's seniors, and send millions to the hospital.
Yet, though the problem is well known in geriatric circles, and preventive steps such as...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:25 AM
Dr. Michael A. Ellis, a Baltimore orthopedic surgeon whose career spanned more than four decades, died Jan. 10 at Copper Ridge, a Sykesville assisted-living facility, of a brain tumor. He was 78.
"Mike was as good a doctor as you can get. He was kind,...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:26 PM
During the final phase of construction of Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove in the mid-1970s, hospital administrator Philip M. Moore was at the 63-acre work site from sunrise to sunset, coordinating operations from a building known as "the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Dr. Esther Edery Dibos, a retired Towson pediatrician who was a founder of the Hispanic Apostolate, a Fells Point clinic, died Dec. 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease....
| Jan 1, 2015
| 6:38 PM
A 9-pound, 1-ounce charmer in a pink knit cap is likely to be the Baltimore area's first baby of 2015.
Little Lyne Charegho was born a scant three minutes after midnight Thursday at Sinai Hospital. She's the first baby of the family for her mother,...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Marlene MacGregor knew she was going to be a medical guinea pig, but she agreed anyway.
Doctors at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital offered the 70-year-old Nottingham resident several options after a biopsy revealed she had Stage 1 breast cancer. After...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:39 PM
When a Liberian man brought Ebola to Dallas late last month, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden boldly predicted that the U.S. would "stop it in its tracks." But the spread of the virus to two nurses who cared for the man raises new questions about how...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Baltimore's apartment boom continues: A Washington developer has proposed converting a 17-story former Bank of America office building near Mercy Medical Center into 338 apartments.
Monument Realty, which presented designs to the city's Urban Design &...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Efforts to screen for possible cases of Ebola are moving from airports and hospitals to doctors' offices and urgent-care clinics.
While the chance of a widespread outbreak in the United States is considered extremely unlikely, patients making...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Maryland added its 10th hospital-based domestic violence program at the University of Maryland Medical Center, officials announced Monday.
The Bridge Project at UMMC was launched with a $50,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and...