| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:13 PM
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center loses about $400,000 every day it's not certified by Medicare to collect payments from the federal health care program.
The big question is how much that will ultimately cost the Towson hospital. Tens...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Maryland's 32 birthing hospitals have all agreed to adopt new state breast-feeding policies and become certified as "baby-friendly."
The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene embarked on a campaign nine months ago to get hospitals more...
| Aug 8, 2013
John W. Gardner, a retired accountant and World War II Navy pilot who left his estate to various charities, died Friday of pneumonia at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 93.
"John is an incredible example for each of us. He loved people and our...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Baltimore County police charged the husband of a Parkville woman killed Tuesday with first degree murder Wednesday. Officers tracked Cory Shirell Bowman to a Baltimore apartment late Wednesday and found a man inside dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Towson confirmed Thursday morning that a member of the football team fell ill Monday and was hospitalized.
Citing HIPPA laws that protect the medical privacy of individuals, the university did not name the player. The player was transferred Tuesday from...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Elaine N. Porter, a homemaker and award-winning quilter, died Friday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at her Lutherville home. She was 87.
The daughter of the founder and president of Real Estate Title Co. and a homemaker, Elaine Neubauer was...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Americans' bad diets are leading many people to have their gallbladders removed because of gallstones. The stones, which can vary in size, are not usually problematic if they are asymptomatic. People with symptoms such as extreme abdominal pain may be...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Theodore C. Houk, known as Baltimore County's running doctor, is on the road again — only slower, on a shorter leash. He walks a half-mile or so at a time now, stepping with a cane, a metal frame on his right leg, working back to the conspicuously...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Dennis J. Szymaszek, a retired materials and logistics director who was a classic sports car enthusiast, died Friday of cancer at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 71.
The son of an Armco steelworker and a homemaker, Dennis Joseph...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Mary LeG. Fisher, a homemaker and volunteer, died Aug. 18 of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 96.
The daughter of an attorney and the manager of the Baltimore Country Club, Mary LeGrand Slingluff was born in...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:16 PM
The University of Maryland Medical System has set aside tens of millions of dollars because of complex financial transactions related to interest rates that have not paid off — yet.
The medical system cannot use those funds — $93 million at...