| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:46 AM
While diabetes is becoming more common, people are learning how to better manage the disease.
The result has been lower risk of heart attack, high blood sugar, strokes and leg amputations because of the disease.
Dr. Amber Taylor, director of the...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Significantly fewer people have been going to Maryland hospitals this year without health insurance, according to new data provided to The Baltimore Sun by state officials, who now say the rates that hospitals charge will rise more slowly for everyone....
| May 13, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Home-grown Katzen Eye Group has been acquired by a large private equity investment firm based in Los Angeles in a deal the eye care company hopes will help it to expand into a regional — and eventually national — brand.
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:07 AM
A new facial is gaining popularity around Baltimore, and while it won't make you live forever, some doctors and patients say it will make you look younger — at least for a few months.
The vampire facial, a nonsurgical procedure made famous by...
| Jul 15, 2014
Johns Hopkins, for decades ranked the best hospital in the country, has been through this before. Two years ago, it fell to No. 2 in the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings, regaining the top spot last year.
But No. 3?
"What a disaster!" said...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Animals have done it since the beginning of time. Women in Asia and Africa have done it for centuries. But lately, more women in Western cultures are turning to an ancient practice.
Following childbirth, they are ingesting their placenta –...