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University of Maryland Medical Center

University of Maryland Medical Center
Located in downtown Baltimore, University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals. It includes the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation.
Located in downtown Baltimore, University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals. It includes the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation. « Show less

Top University of Maryland Medical Center Articles

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  • Baltimore mayors have a history of working themselves into the hospital

    Baltimore mayors have a history of working themselves into the hospital
    Running the city of Baltimore isn't for the faint of heart. Like Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, many of the city's chief executives over the past 100 years have worked their way into the hospital. Rawlings-Blake's health scare came during the Star-...
  • Glen Burnie bomb-maker sentenced to 46 months in prison

    Glen Burnie bomb-maker sentenced to 46 months in prison
    A Glen Burnie man who admitted to building bombs in his home was sentenced in federal court Thursday to nearly four years in prison. Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr., 28, wasn't the "next mad bomber," according to his attorney. Laura Robinson described Wheeler as...
  • L-Carnitine Might Not be for You

    L-Carnitine Might Not be for You
    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...
  • Facebook promotes organ donations

    Facebook promotes organ donations
    Facebook has launched a program to promote organ donation, which grew from a conversation between the social media company's chief operating officer and a Johns Hopkins surgeon already passionate about the cause. COO Sheryl Sandberg and Dr. Andrew M....
  • Community members grill GLCCB director candidate on experience, vision

    Community members grill GLCCB director candidate on experience, vision
    The pent-up frustration in Baltimore's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with the center founded decades ago to serve their needs was on full display Tuesday night, when several local activists grilled a candidate for the center's open...
  • Medical, public safety officials ready for Baltimore Grand Prix

    Medical, public safety officials ready for Baltimore Grand Prix
    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 —...
  • A cut too small to see

    After less than 30 minutes of surgery, Dr. Gina Massoglia removed Caren Eckwerth's gallbladder by squeezing it out through a tiny incision in her belly button. A colleague followed up with three small stitches in the navel, covering the wound with a Band-...
  • Swine flu claims the life of a child

    Swine flu claims the life of a child
    Destinee Alicia Parker was an aspiring artist who loved animals, Lil Wayne and scary movies. She and her two sisters were known as the "Parker Posse" at Montebello Elementary/Middle School. And although she was healthy, she died of swine flu Tuesday...
  • Flu hits hospital visitor policies

    Flu hits hospital visitor policies
    As Maryland's hospitals brace for the worst that the swine flu pandemic could offer, they are making big changes in the way they handle visitors - restricting children, limiting certain adult visitors and issuing face masks at entrances - in an effort...
  • DUBIOUS BREAKTHROUGH

    When the drug known as Recombinant Activated Factor VII arrived on the American market in 1999, it seemed destined for obscurity. Made by the Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk and sold under the name NovoSeven, it was approved only for...
  • Md. child protective reforms are urged

    Baltimore's top health official proposed yesterday that the state reform its troubled child protective system by stationing abuse caseworkers in hospitals 24 hours a day and acting more quickly to remove minors from dangerous homes. Dr. Peter L....