| Aug 29, 2010
| 2:27 PM
St. Joseph Medical Center has repeatedly said it wants to do right by its coronary stent patients.
After a complaint last year that star cardiologist Mark Midei was placing stents in the arteries of patients who didn't need them, the Towson hospital...
| Sep 19, 2010
Shortly after Michigan State's 34-31 overtime victory over Notre Dame, Spartan head football coach Mark Dantonio was admitted to the Sparrow Hospital Emergency Room early Sunday morning with symptoms consistent with a heart attack.
Dr. Chris D'Haem, DO,...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 2:52 PM
Located at Memorial Regional Hospital
3501 Johnson St., Hollywood; 954-987-2000
The entrance looks like a ballpark, but what goes on behind these doors is serious business.
As the leading children’s hospital in Broward and Palm...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:25 PM
A new study of more than 500,000 cardiac patients who underwent recent cardiac stent or angioplasty procedures in the United States has found that up to 15 percent were either unnecessary or appeared to be of uncertain medical benefit.
| 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-...