| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Dr. Walter E. Dandy Jr., a retired Baltimore anesthesiologist who helped establish the intensive care unit at Union Memorial Hospital and later served as its medical director, died July 11 of pneumonia at the Broadmead retirement community in...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:14 PM
The nurse who gave Michael Jackson anesthesia during medical procedures spanning a decade testified Thursday that he pulled the plug on one because of the star's "inappropriate" behavior.
David Fournier, a certified nurse anesthetist who first worked...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:53 AM
You might be surprised to learn that you can work in an operating room without going to medical school, and that many hospitals will train you for a career as support staff to doctors and nurses. A career as an anesthesia tech gets you in the operating...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:00 AM
If you're looking for a good-paying job in South Florida — even working part-time — you might consider a career as a dental hygienist.
"You don't have to have a bachelor's degree, and you can make $50,000 to $60,000 [annually] working four...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:00 PM
There were several entertaining bloopers in recent sports headlines, and I'll get to those in a moment.
But let's begin with the death of a gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo and some unusually selective rules about children on a mountain coaster.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:52 PM
During surgery at Torrance Memorial Medical Center, an anesthesiologist decorated a patient's face with stickers while the patient was unconscious — giving her a black mustache and teardrops under her left eye — and then a nurse's aide snapped...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
I must remember this when I come out of anesthesia later Wednesday after getting a vocal-cord nodule removed. From the Daily Dish: This video – of a man coming round from anesthesia after hernia surgery, and suffering from temporary amnesia......
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Maryland health officials may ask state lawmakers for permission to oversee plastic surgery centers, a move inspired in part by the death of a Lochearn woman after liposuction.
The state health department had already been considering whether to ask...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The mother of a Howard County teenager who died after dental surgery wants to see all pediatric dental procedures that use general anesthesia take place in hospitals someday.
But for now, Cathy Garger hopes to shed light on dangers surrounding routine...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Gettysburg resident Daniel Lady left his farm July 1, 1863, and found a gruesome scene when he returned a few days later.
The property on modern-day Hanover Road had become the only Confederate field hospital north of the Mason-Dixon Line. Surgeons...