| Nov 30, 2009
Read the ingredient label on any energy drink and odds are fairly good that, among other arcane items, you'll come across something called L-carnitine.
Also sold in supplement form, L-carnitine is often touted as a miracle molecule that boosts energy and...
| Feb 25, 2010
In a bid to reduce waste and control costs, a growing number of U.S. hospitals are now cleaning and reusing tools such as compression sleeves, laparoscopic ports, and other medical and surgical items labeled for one-time use.
| Mar 18, 2010
Fatigue is a common complaint of people who are not sleeping well or who are stressed, but severe or clinical fatigue may leave a person with generalized weakness and make it hard for him to initiate or maintain activity. People may also have difficulty...
| Mar 4, 2010
Treating twisted, bulging varicose veins used to require painful invasive surgery. Today, a booming industry beckons patients with free screenings and deals on "lunch break" treatments promising faster, more effective and painless procedures.
| Sep 2, 2010
It's a sweaty kind of summer this year.
And while the multiple days of triple-digit temperatures have made some people glisten and others drip, everyone seems to be seeking ways to dry off. Some are showering more or slathering on "clinical-strength"...
| Mar 26, 2014
A Bel Air man died Sunday from injuries he suffered in a three-vehicle crash north of Forest Hill early Friday evening, Maryland State Police said.
The accident happened around 5 p.m. in the 3000 block of Rocks Road (Route 24) near the bridge over...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:25 PM
A new study of more than 500,000 cardiac patients who underwent recent cardiac stent or angioplasty procedures in the United States has found that up to 15 percent were either unnecessary or appeared to be of uncertain medical benefit.
| May 6, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Richard C. "Rick" Hrybyk, a Northrop Grumman electrical engineer and a triathlete, died Friday of a heart attack at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The lifelong Linthicum resident was 55.
The son of the late William L. Hrybyk, a Westinghouse...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:15 AM
For Baltimore's emergency workers, the Baltimore Grand Prix Festival of Speed is more than a three-day party surrounded by shrieking Indy cars.
It's 40,000 to 80,000 people a day — many with medical issues, bad judgment or evil intent —...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Southbound Interstate 97 in Millersville is shut down for a multi-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon.
Six vehicles were involved in the crash at 12:45 p.m. in a work zone near New Cut Road, according to Division Chief Keith Swindle, a...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Jeffrey F. Bayliss, a chemical engineer who was the president and owner of Spray Drying Systems Inc., died April 2 of complications from cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 52.
The son of Ronald W. Bayliss, a chemical engineer,...