| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:49 PM
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland recently held its annual Volunteer Awards Reception at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.
Two volunteers with Hagerstown connections were honored.
Karen Walker received the Western Maryland Community and...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:54 PM
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler was on to her third set of doctors when she visited the Johns Hopkins Hospital, having been told the fetus she was carrying was developing without kidneys and would be unable to breathe on its own after birth.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Prodigy Dialysis is temporarily closing four locations.
The announcement came less than a week after the company confirmed that it is no longer receiving payments from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Jen Fetterman, director of clinical...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will not be making payments to Prodigy Dialysis locations in Somerset County because the agency determined they are not in compliance with regulations.
Jen Fetterman, director of clinical services for Prodigy...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 8:21 AM
The opening this weekend of a new mosque in Rowland Heights is powerful evidence of a building boom of such facilities in Southern California and around the nation.
Over the last several years, new mosques have risen in Mission Viejo, Irvine, Anaheim,...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:47 AM
A 64-year-old woman has been charged along with her grandson in the slaying of her 72-year-old husband, who was killed on his way to dialysis treatment, police said.
The woman and her grandson then used the slain man's money to buy a car, home...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Jan Chapin, a social worker who enjoyed the arts and sports, died March 14 from metastatic melanoma at her Cockeysville home. She was 65.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, the former Elizabeth Jan Iaderosa, who was known as Jan,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
One Roanoke woman keeps her cell phone at her side always. The reason? She's waiting for a call that could save her life.
To understand this woman's story you have to go back several years to when 41 year old Jenny Mays DeLorenzo was just 17 and a...
| Jun 9, 2013
The new emphasis on patient-centered care, prompted by the Affordable Care Act, is having a spill-over effect. More and more people are documenting what type of medical care they want and don't want through advance directives.
"I call them life-planning...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:48 AM
Shemira R. Hargrove, 31, was jailed after shooting a patient at the Florida Dialysis Center of Orlando on Monday morning, according to Orlando cops, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
Although the name of the patient or the patient's relationship with...
| May 13, 2013
Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years
Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland...