| Jul 13, 2011
| 6:34 PM
The Maryland Board of Physicians revoked the medical license of Dr. Mark G. Midei on Wednesday, finding that the Towson cardiologist falsified patient records in order to justify unnecessary and expensive cardiac stent procedures.
"Dr. Midei's violations...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Salisbury released a statement Monday evening regarding the welfare of coach Jim Berkman. While noting that the NCAA’s all-time winningest coach with 395 career victories is doing well, the school confirmed that Berkman did experience heart problems...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Five days after suffering what his doctor called a mild heart attack Sunday, Salisbury coach Jim Berkman has only the tender area on his leg where a catheter was inserted as physical evidence of that procedure.
“I feel all right,” Berkman,...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:13 AM
New ownership is in the works for a Galax hospital.
Duke Lifepoint Healthcare could soon own and operate Twin County Regional Healthcare (TCRH), in Galax.
The TCRH Board of Directors signed a partnership agreement with Duke, giving Duke Lifepoint an 80%...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Union Memorial Hospital and the chief of its cardiac catheterization lab have been sued by a woman who claims that she unnecessarily had stents placed in her arteries, and that her recurring chest pains were later diagnosed as stemming from a stomach...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:27 AM
Like many veteran marathoners, Bob Pohl always had an eye on the clock.
"I used to tell my wife that if I drop in a race to stop my watch because I don't want to go to the hereafter with a bad time," he said. "The joke was funnier before."
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:50 PM
Baltimore Running Festival organizers draped a finisher's medal on Bob Pohl's neck Thursday, nearly four weeks after he collapsed at the finish line of the half marathon and was saved by bystanders and medical personnel.
Just before the end of the 13.1-...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 1:24 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients who had a CT scan to check for build-up in the arteries around the heart had more surgeries, and more costly medical care, than those who had their hearts checked with basic stress tests, in a new study.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Business Life publisher John Krikorian and his family honored Glendale firefighters and paramedics for saving his life after he suffered a heart attack at an October awards luncheon.
Krikorian and his family served up lunch on Monday to Glendale...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:15 PM
The new 252,000-square-foot, five-story facility funded in part by private donors and state development dollars is expected to open in fall 2012. The nearly $207 million facility is being built adjacent to the Medical Center’s main entrance. The...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:35 PM
Business Life magazine publisher John Krikorian, 79, father of Glendale Unified school board member Greg Krikorian, was in stable condition Wednesday after collapsing onstage at the annual Glendale Fire Department awards ceremony.
Midway through his...