| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Barbara Brotman reports: Maggie Callanan has witnessed more than 2,000 deaths. In 27 years as a hospice nurse, the Massachusetts-based author and speaker cared for people of all ages and widely divergent backgrounds as they reached the end of their......
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
When it comes to raising replacement heifers on a dairy farm, there are some duties that just can’t be avoided. Dehorning calves is one of these duties. Okay, I guess technically you could raise a cow with horns, but we all know what a bad idea that...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Surgery on older people can be riskier than other generations. But it can be safely done if doctors take certain precautions. Dr. Mark Katlic, chief of surgery at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and an expert on surgical care of patients 80 and older, talks...
| 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,...
| May 22, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| May 24, 2013
| 5:23 PM
State health regulators suspended the licenses of several abortion clinics owned by Associates in OB/GYN Care for the second time after an employee with no health care license or certification gave a patient a drug to induce an abortion at the Baltimore...