| May 7, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Catherine Schroeder, dietetic intern.
Spring showers inspire the growth of a colorful array of fruits and vegetables to decorate your...
| 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 20, 2013
| 6:10 PM
— At 2:42 p.m. on Monday — just minutes before the first bomb exploded along the marathon course — Carol Downing's son-in-law and daughters were positioned perfectly to watch her run past the blue-and-yellow finish line painted across...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 2:11 PM
On the surface, Jennifer Poffenberger's life seems fairly normal.
She has been married for 22 years, is the mother of two teenage boys and has a full-time job.
Like other parents, she's involved in her children's activities and finds time to volunteer...
| 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...