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Kaiser Permanente Plans Expansion In Mid-Atlantic

Health care provider Kaiser Permanente is announcing plans to build new facilities in the Baltimore and Washington areas with the goal of doubling the number of patients it serves in the mid-Atlantic region.


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Lawyers Ask To Inspect Specimens Of Fetus

Lawyers for a doctor accused of killing a fetus during a late-term abortion are asking to inspect specimens of that fetus.


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Cecil County Authorities Charge 2 Doctors With Murder

Cecil County Police have charged two doctors with murder on Wednesday.


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Funds Available For Electronic Health Records

Maryland’s health department wants medical providers to know federal money is available for them, if they implement or upgrade technology for medical health records.



The Noble Breathalyzer: Coming Soon To Your Doctor’s Office

The breathalyzer — technically a brand name that, like Jello, Xerox, and Dumpster has gradually become genericized — was invented in the early 20th century for police purposes. But scientists have recently discovered a new […]



Doctors Warn Against Repeat C-Sections

For women about to go into labor on this Labor Day, some doctors want to remind moms about the benefits of vaginal births over C-sections.


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UM, State To Help Improve Prince George’s Health Care

The feasibility of a new $600 million Prince George’s County medical center will be studied by a state, university and county partnership.


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Doctors Explain How To Keep Joints Healthy

With the warmer weather comes more people exercising. But with an aging population, pain keeps many from doing what they love.


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Doctors To Examine Darwin’s Mystery Illness

Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution revolutionized biology, but the health problems that plagued the British naturalist for decades are not as well known. Doctors will examine Darwin’s painful illness and death at a conference in Baltimore on Friday.



Study: More Doctors Can Enhance Lives Of Patients

Hundreds of intensive care unit patients may be alive, thanks in part to a University of Maryland Medical Center study.


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New Program Will Help Doctors Pay Off Med School

To pay back soaring medical school loans, many new doctors are taking up specialties that pay more than primary care, but primary care is what most people need.