| Jan 26, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Lewis B. Whiting Jr., a retired businessman and charter boat captain, died Jan. 8 of lung cancer at West Virginia University Medical Center in Morgantown. The former Towson resident was 73.
The son of Dr. Lewis B. Whiting Sr., an orthopedic surgeon, and...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Fred Rasmussen's reflections on the late Dr. Elmer Hoffman quite clearly characterized the very distinguished career and the many accomplishments of the Baltimore surgical icon ("Dr. Elmer Hoffman, breast cancer surgeon," Jan. 22). However, it is with...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:54 PM
A Burbank man whose wife died shortly after she gave birth to their second son said he has been overwhelmed by the local community’s support and compassion in the wake of the tragedy.
Five days after having Colin James “C.J.” Burgess at...
| Dec 16, 2013
The Rev. John T. Carter, a retired Roman Catholic Navy chaplain who later pastored several churches in Western Maryland, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of respiratory failure. He was 71.
"Our Uncle Martin Hyland was...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:12 PM
A Halethorpe man charged in his girlfriend's death was found dead in his jail cell last month, closing the case, court records show.
County officials said Roland Damie Haywood, 43, was found at 3:06 a.m. on Nov 19, for an apparent suicide at the...
| Mar 16, 2011
The words "party" and "mammogram" aren't used in the same sentence often.
More likely, words such as awkward, painful or stressful come to mind when talking about mammograms.
But officials at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet are trying to...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 4:45 PM
A 23-year-old Burbank woman died Friday from a gunshot wound to the head after being transported to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center by her boyfriend in what officials described as a possible suicide.
The woman, whose name was being withheld...
| Mar 23, 2011
When it came to figuring out what would entice more women to come in for mammograms, administrators at Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines took their cue from a sister hospital and went with free manicures.
St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago's...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 2:56 AM
Over strong objections from the hospital industry, the government has published data about things that can go wrong in hospitals — falls, objects left behind during surgeries, bloodstream or urinary infections associated with catheters, incompatible...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 5:00 AM
In the near future, I will appear before the Maryland Board of Physicians where I will have the long-awaited opportunity to meet with my peers and make the case for retaining my license to practice medicine. In the meantime, I take the opportunity now...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The nuclear disaster following the Japanese earthquake and tsunami has Americans worried about the risks of exposure to radiation. The Food and Drug Administration has begun screening imported seafood after a number of nations banned Japanese imports...