| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Normal wounds heal within weeks, but for people with health problems, the injuries may fester for much longer. In the worst cases, persistent wounds that aren't treated can infect the bone and even lead to amputation. Dr. Kapil Gopal, vascular surgeon and...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Peninsula Regional Medical Center announced Wednesday that it will lay off 58 employees and offer buyouts to 130 as the number of patients it treats declines.
The employees who lose their jobs will be offered severance packages and the opportunity to...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:49 PM
The Baltimore Fire Department has released the name of the man killed in the University of Maryland Medical Center fire last week as William Turner, born in 1950.
Turner, a patient at the hospital, was killed in a fire in his room late Friday night. The...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Shortages of beds, doctors and nurses in the Baltimore VA Medical Center's emergency room resulted in nearly half of a sample of patients spending more than 6 hours at the facility, including one who waited more than 24 hours, according to a critical...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Dr. Howard F. Raskin, former chief of the gastroenterology department at Maryland General Hospital, died Sept. 17 at Duke University Hospital during surgery to replace a heart valve.
The longtime Owings Mills resident was 87.
"Howard was one of the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A 73-year-old Annapolis woman was killed and a man and woman suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision on Route 3 in Millersville on Friday afternoon, according to Anne Arundel County police and fire officials.
The collision occurred about 12:45...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Fire severely damaged a Pasadena home Saturday, causing an estimated $150,000 in damage and sending one firefighter to the hospital.
A report of a fire in a two-story, single-family home in the 1200 block of Hilltop Drive was received at 12:36 p.m.,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Anne Arundel County police say a 20-year-old Severn woman has been charged with negligent manslaughter by motor vehicle after cell phone records indicate she was using her cell phone when the car she was driving struck a motorcycle, killing the driver....
| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:13 PM
When physician Lenny Feldman visits a hospitalized patient, he said, he does what he can to infuse the encounter with a personal touch.
One favorite technique: sitting at the edge of the bed so he can address his client eye-to-eye.
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Thanks for Jonathan Pitts' article regarding hospice care ("Urging African-Americans to look at hospice for end of life," Dec. 19). I work on the palliative care service at University of Maryland Medical Center and often encounter resistance to hospice...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Dr. Timothy D. Baker, a professor of international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where his career spanned more than five decades, died Dec. 17 of a stroke at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 88.