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  • Cardiologist's license revoked over accusations of placing unneeded stents

    Cardiologist's license revoked over accusations of placing unneeded stents
    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...
  • Salisbury confirms Berkman's hospital stay caused by heart trouble

    Salisbury confirms Berkman's hospital stay caused by heart trouble
    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...
  • After mild heart attack, Salisbury's Berkman says 'rest of my life should be getting back to normal'

    After mild heart attack, Salisbury's Berkman says 'rest of my life should be getting back to normal'
    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,...
  • Twin County Regional Hospital in Galax to be bought by Duke

    Twin County Regional Hospital in Galax to be bought by Duke
    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%...
  • Union Memorial Hospital, cardiac lab chief sued over stent

    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...
  • Team effort saves Baltimore half-marathon runner in cardiac arrest

    Team effort saves Baltimore half-marathon runner in cardiac arrest
    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." The 55-...
  • Runner who collapsed in half-marathon meets with rescuers

    Runner who collapsed in half-marathon meets with rescuers
    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-...
  • More surgeries, costs after CT angiography: study

    More surgeries, costs after CT angiography: study
    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. While...
  • Krikorian thanks his life savers

    Krikorian thanks his life savers
    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...
  • New Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital Includes Green Space And Meditation Area

    New Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital Includes Green Space And Meditation Area
    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...
  • Krikorian is stable after collapse

    Krikorian is stable after collapse
    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...