| 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...
| 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.
| 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-...
| 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 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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:39 PM
Ever marvel at the breakneck speed of new construction in downtown Baltimore, or the increasing migration of former suburbanites to the city?
For Sanja Vujaskovic, it's not that surprising — not since she and her husband recently became part of...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:14 PM
After touring a National Institutes of Health lab where scientists are developing a leading Ebola vaccine candidate Tuesday afternoon, President Barack Obama called on Congress to approve $6 billion in spending on relief efforts in Africa and research...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Hundreds of thousands of times each year in the United States, a kid heads to the emergency room with a fracture. But new research from University of Maryland School of Medicine shows that the injury is almost never splinted properly.
A whopping 93...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Carl W. "Bill" Benz, a retired health care analyst and outdoorsman, died Wednesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center of complications from cancer chemotherapy. He was 78.
Carl William Benz was born in Pittsburgh and raised in Linesville, Pa.,...
| 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...
| 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...