| May 9, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Johns Hopkins Hospital charged $13,667 on average to treat one admission of a Medicare patient with diabetes in 2011, while a couple of miles away Mercy Medical Center billed an average of $8,425.
The University of Maryland Medical Center charged $9,045...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:15 AM
All of us mourn the loss of Richard E. Hug, who had a profound impact on the civic and political life of our community (May 7). I thought it might be useful to single out the incredible impact that Dick had on the formative years of the University of...
| May 12, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Anna Whetstone, 23, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was 17. She was a high school junior in Hershey, Pa., playing on her school's field hockey team when she got hit in the head with a ball.
"I was feeling fine at the time," she said,...
| May 11, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Geraldine Andrews had no idea last year at this time what she was in for in the months to come. She worked as a hair stylist and enjoyed tight-knit relationships with her husband, two daughters and four grandchildren.
Then, in August, Andrews, 58, of...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 6:24 AM
A nine-year veteran Bladensburg police officer was killed Saturday after veering his marked vehicle off an Anne Arundel County highway and colliding with a car traveling in the opposite direction, police said.
Officer Brian Johnson, 38, who was off duty...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:07 PM
John Jenkins knows the heartache of losing a child. But he and six other families have learned firsthand that such tragic deaths needn't be in vain.
Jenkins, 56, lost his 20-year-old son 18 years ago to a motorcycle accident. But when 21-year old Joshua...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:09 AM
An off-duty police officer who died following a car crash in Pasadena on Saturday morning had shot himself first, according to the Anne Arundel County Police Department.
Bladensburg Police Officer Brian Johnson, 38, was driving a marked police car on...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:54 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors spend about 40 minutes getting approvals from insurance companies to get a psychiatric patient from the emergency room to a hospital bed, according to a new study.
In some cases, the researchers found the approval...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:06 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Mom, something smells heavenly! my 14-year-old daughter exclaimed.
Wow, what's for dinner, Mom? When is it time to eat? my 17-year-old son asked a little while later.
Be patient. You'll see, I said.
They were following their...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The University of Maryland Medical System is planning to build a $50 million ambulatory care center, for outpatient services, on the campus of Maryland General Hospital.
Initial plans for the seven-story structure were revealed at the city's...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Multiple residents in Anne Arundel County were displaced Thursday evening after fires blazed through their homes in separate incidents.
Fire officials first responded to the 6400 block of Lamplighter Ridge in Glen Burnie around 9:45 p.m. where a two-...