| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Dr. Elizabeth A. Martinez, a Johns Hopkins-trained anesthesiologist and critical-care physician who worked in the prevention of hospital-acquired infections in surgical patients, died of a rare cancer Sept. 19 at her Boston home. She was 47 and had...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Nearly four decades ago, Baltimore's fledgling shock trauma center saved the life of a 29-year-old prosecutor. The young lawyer returned months later to ask the medical staff how he could repay their effort.
"Run for office," center founder Dr. R...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Sometimes, you just need a little help. That saying certainly holds true for Hector Chavez, the proud but beleaguered mixed martial arts fighter facing a hugely stacked deck in the action melodrama "Chavez: Cage of Glory." More important, it also...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:58 AM
The director of the 2001 French movie "Amélie" has expressed his displeasure over the planned adaptation of his movie for the musical theater, although he acknowledged that he gave his approval for the stage production.
Jean-Pierre Jeunet said in a...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Los Angeles County coroner's officials Friday identified the first of four victims who perished when a jet crashed into a hangar at Santa Monica Airport this past weekend.
Lauren Winkler, 28, of Irvine was killed Sunday when a twin-engine Cessna...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Now that David Letterman has extended his deal with CBS through 2015, it's time to ask: How long can the onetime heir to Johnny Carson stay on the job?
Letterman, host of CBS' "Late Show," will turn 68 in 2015. Television executives strive to reach...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:56 PM
When Ozzie Newsome reflects on the remarkable exploits of Jonathan Ogden, the Ravens general manager thinks first of silence.
You have to be awfully good at your job to avoid the barbed scrutiny of NFL fans and analysts. You have to be an awfully decent...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:14 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People in better shape heading into bypass surgery are less likely to die shortly following the procedure than those who are less fit, according to a new study.
"We were not surprised because it makes intuitive sense that...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:48 PM
President George W. Bush's successful heart surgery, which involved placement of a stent in a coronary artery, is performed roughly a million times a year nationwide, sometimes without even a night in the hospital, according to cardiologists.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:01 AM
When Lincoln county native Pam Stephens was 20 weeks pregnant, she went in for an ultrasound to find out what sex her baby would be. Medical staff let Stephens know she would be having a boy.
Unfortunately, that was not the only news they had for her....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:30 PM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: I just hung up the phone on a perfectly horrible experience with a local real estate broker in Georgia.
I moved to Georgia from New York in 2008, and bought my house in Duluth in July 2008. It was just two months...