| 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.
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Thirty four clinicians and seven care teams recently received awards at Lehigh Valley Health Network's Friends of Nursing Celebration. The program was attended by more than 725 colleagues and community members at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. The awards are...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Children and teens with ears that are overly large or protruding are often ridiculed by their peers. Boys grow tired of having to grow long hair to cover their ears, while girls affected by the problem are reluctant to even...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Maryland is moving to toughen regulations on the fast-growing medspa industry — a move designed to narrow a "loophole" and prevent deaths such as one last year following a liposuction treatment at a Timonium facility.
Regulations being discussed...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis.
A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...