| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:38 PM
A potential Ebola patient taken to University of Maryland Medical Center on Monday night was the first in the state whose case prompted a blood test for the deadly virus. The results were negative for Ebola, state health officials said Tuesday morning....
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Amber English was looking for a new job when her mother said their neighbor, the silver-haired doctor, was hiring.
Then 26, English started as a medical assistant for Dr. William Dando in the spring of 2012, helping him with laser surgeries and other...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:07 PM
George A. Gebelein, former director of alumni relations at McDonogh School who later designed, coordinated and expanded the Owings Mills private school's stewardship program, died Monday of pneumonia at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie....
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Another case of Ebola in the United States is confirmed. More details are uncovered about the man who scaled the White House fence Wednesday night. Here's what you need to know for your Friday and the weekend.
Partly sunny and breezy with...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The policy announced yesterday by Gov. Martin O’Malley, health secretary Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein and the state’s major hospitals doesn’t call for barring entry to travelers from the affected region, nor does it mandate locking up health...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:52 AM
Forgetaboutit, it may seem like summer today with temperatures in the high 70s, but it’s not, so stop dreaming about Ocean City, where the water temperature is 60. It will be, however, sunny today with the mercury hitting 76, with an...
| 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...