| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:33 PM
A patient makes her way into a hospital emergency department looking feverish and says she feels sick.
Asked whether she has traveled overseas in the past few weeks, she says she went to a funeral in Sierra Leone, a country hard hit by the Ebola...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:45 AM
In the 1930s, outbreaks swept through every corner of Baltimore. Tens of thousands of children grew sick with fever and a tale-tell rash. Many recovered without incident, but hundreds were killed, and many more were permanently injured with brain damage...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 9:26 AM
Two hospitals in Anne Arundel County have asked the state for permission to perform open-heart surgery, setting up a likely battle between the two to become the first facility in about a decade to receive the lucrative designation as a cardiac center....
| Feb 21, 2015
| 1:40 PM
Jessica Rispoli Joines is a certified genetic counselor at the University of Maryland Medical Center and associate director of the Master’s in Genetic Counseling Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She has been working as a...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Dr. William M. "Billy" Hall, a gynecologist and obstetrician who was the first African-American to head the staff of the old Lutheran Hospital, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 18 at his Columbus, Ohio, home The former Ashburton resident was 88....
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:54 AM
For eight days, I had the distinct pleasure of no running water in my house. I tried defrosting pipes with the help of friendly neighbors and a plumber, only to find that my external water meter was cracked and the city's services would be required to fix...
| Feb 6, 2015
Walk for better health
Walking is the most popular form of physical activity. A Web page sponsored by the Department of Health, aahealth.org/walk, features information about walking programs, trails and tracks.
February is American Heart...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 4:48 PM
Three Anne Arundel County police officers were injured while responding to a call when their unmarked police car, with lights and siren activated, struck another car at an intersection in Pasadena Wednesday morning, police said.
The officers, who were...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:25 AM
Dr. Michael A. Ellis, a Baltimore orthopedic surgeon whose career spanned more than four decades, died Jan. 10 at Copper Ridge, a Sykesville assisted-living facility, of a brain tumor. He was 78.
"Mike was as good a doctor as you can get. He was kind,...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:32 PM
Betty Dzielski's liver was slowly destroying her heart.
If the Pasadena resident didn't get a liver transplant, she would die eventually, doctors told her.
The 52-year-old suffered from a rare genetic disease, familial amyloid polyneuropathy, that...