| May 5, 2015
| 5:35 PM
Two area hospitals improved their grades on a national report card this spring after receiving Cs last fall for their patient quality care.
Glendale Adventist Medical Center received an A, while Providence St. Joseph got a B based on the 28 categories...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 6:42 PM
As City Council members and city staffers looked on, paramedics checked the vital signs of a man with chest problems and tried to see whether he had suffered a heart attack.
Fortunately, the person hadn't actually fallen ill during a city meeting, but...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:25 PM
No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities.
The new system — which assigns one to...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:04 PM
Adding to its reach around the state, LifeBridge Health announced Friday it will absorb Carroll Hospital Center into its system Wednesday, agreeing to invest $250 million to renovate and expand the facility and its services.
Talks about the...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 9:16 AM
Vibrant with big blue eyes and brown hair with a tint of red, 5-month-old Madison "Maddie" Wright had reached all her developmental milestones; she could roll over, sit up on her own and hold her head up.
Then, one day in January, her abilities began...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 8:04 AM
A Joliet man who was on parole is dead and a police officer remains on paid administrative leave following a fatal shooting this week, officials said.
Shaquille Barrow, 20, died Tuesday morning at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center after being shot...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 3:08 PM
Maureen I. Mason, a longtime volunteer in the hospice program at the old Church Home and Hospital who lectured widely on the subject, died Feb. 13 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications of a fall.
She was 96.
"Because life doesn't last...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 5:44 PM
Two Burbank women will be among six being honored by the Glendale YWCA for their volunteer endeavors that support women and children at the 18th annual Legacy Luncheon on March 18 at the Oakmont Country Club.
Four women will receive Heart and...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 1:33 PM
The Glendale YWCA will recognize four adults and two high school seniors for their volunteer endeavors that support women and children at the 18th annual Legacy Luncheon on March 18 at the Oakmont Country Club.
Four women will receive the Heart and...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:45 AM
In the 1930s, outbreaks swept through every corner of Baltimore. Tens of thousands of children grew sick with fever and a tale-tell rash. Many recovered without incident, but hundreds were killed, and many more were permanently injured with brain damage...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 1:30 PM
Robert C. Klein, a retired insurance executive and World War II veteran who had participated in the liberation of the Landsberg concentration camp, died Feb. 4 at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of complications from a stroke.