| 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,...
| 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 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,...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...