| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Katharine LeVeque, a Baltimore resident for more than 50 years and an anti-war activist, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 1. She was 82.
Noted for community and outreach work, Ms. LeVeque was born Katharine Tunstall Williams on May 17, 1932, in...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Efforts to screen for possible cases of Ebola are moving from airports and hospitals to doctors' offices and urgent-care clinics.
While the chance of a widespread outbreak in the United States is considered extremely unlikely, patients making...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Within a year and a half of launching as a startup, Harpoon Medical's heart surgery device could be used on humans for the first time in a matter of weeks.
The Kent Island-based company expects doctors in Poland to employ it by the end of the year or...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:00 PM
As the days get shorter, our thoughts turn to last year's flu and bronchitis season. The 2013-14 influenza season was particularly tough on the 25-to-64 age group, and experts say we should be prepared for a repeat performance. Is there a way to not...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Flu shots, nasal spray
Free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray are available by appointment at the health department's Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W. Glen Burnie 410-222-6633 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, 410-222-...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Amy Mentrikoski, pediatric cardiology dietitian with the University of Maryland Medical Center's children's heart program.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:54 PM
State health officials are monitoring about 100 people who have traveled from Ebola-stricken countries but won't disclose any more information about their condition unless someone tests positive for the deadly virus.
Under a state health department...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Anne Arundel County firefighters pulled an elderly woman from a Hanover home that caught fire Saturday.
The woman, who is in her 70s, was taken to Baltimore Washington Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after she was rescued from a home in...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Maryland doctors would be fingerprinted and continually monitored for criminal charges under draft legislation the state Board of Physicians plans to propose next year.
The policy would require them to apply for a background check when first seeking a...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The spending bill recently approved by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama includes provisions important to Marylanders ("For better or worse, spending bill passes," Dec. 15). Thanks to the hard work of Sen. Barbara Mikulski, chair of the Senate...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Catina "Cat" Amiri Cureton, an animal enforcement officer, died of a heart attack Sunday at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus. The Dickeyville resident was 41.
Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Keith Cureton, Baltimore City...