| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:25 AM
After undergoing treatment for breast cancer, Lillie Shockney, the administrative director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Center, had nipple reconstruction — twice.
Despite the many shades of patients' skin tone, "The color choices for doing it in the...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Mary Esther R. "Essie" Feldmann, a retired registered nurse and pioneering Rodgers Forge resident, died Sunday of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
Earlier this month, family and friends gathered to celebrate Mrs. Feldmann'...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:47 PM
At least 260 Mercy Medical Center employees will be relocated as the medical center seeks to save money by not renewing two office building leases.
Mercy expects to save $1.3 million by letting the leases expire on offices at Tide Point and 225 N....
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recently received a gag gift of protective headgear after she suffered a concussion and blood clot near her brain after a fall. While Clinton can now make light of the injuries, a blood clot can be a serious...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Federal health officials declared this season's flu outbreak an epidemic Friday as Maryland hospitals and clinics continued to treat unusually high numbers of patients for the virus and manufacturers reported low supplies of the vaccine to treat the...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:36 PM
An early-morning fire in Brooklyn sent four people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, including one firefighter and three occupants of the house.
According to Baltimore City Fire Department Chief Kevin Cartwright, the one-alarm fire...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:54 PM
The city's lawyer has filed paperwork to block a former deputy mayor and the administration's technology chief from answering questions in a lawsuit over a proposed overhaul of the municipal telephone system.
City Solicitor George Nilson is asking a...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The world is abuzz about the pregnancy of the Dutchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, which some publications report likely had to reveal the news after being hospitalized with hyperemesis gravidarum.
But what exactly is hyperemesis gravidarum?
| May 15, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Carmel Quinn, a homemaker and volunteer, died of a heart attack Sunday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 83.
Born Mary Katherine Carmel Fay in Belturbet, in County Cavan, Ireland, she moved to Baltimore in...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Maryland hospitals said they will need to cut jobs and patient services after a state panel voted Wednesday to keep hospital rates flat, despite a 2 percent cut in Medicare payments required by federal sequestration.
"There are significant job cuts...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:41 PM
The Maryland Hospital Association has sent a letter to state health officials saying it will not support a proposal that would link medical spending to the state's economic growth.
The state presented the proposal to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...