Study: Brain Scans Reveal Hidden Consciousness In PatientsA standard brain scanning technique is showing promise for helping doctors distinguish between patients in a vegetative state and those with hidden signs of consciousness.
Dr. Heimlich, 96, Uses His Maneuver to Save Choking WomanThe 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.
Ravens Player Wants NFL To Allow Medical MarijuanaOne Ravens player is making headlines nationwide with a strong push to change the NFL's drug policy. Eugene Monroe is pleading his case for the use of medical marijuana. The star lineman believes it should be an alternative for players to treat injuries.
Maryland Officials Discuss Zika Virus PreventionWarmer weather means more mosquitoes and the potential spread of Zika. The CDC is now revealing just how difficult it is to get a handle on the virus as Maryland takes steps to prevent mosquito breeding grounds.
FDA Delay Raises Slim Hope for Muscular Dystrophy Drug Federal health regulators will take more time to review a highly-contested drug for muscular dystrophy that has become a flashpoint in the debate over patient access to experimental medicine.
Use Obesity Surgery More Often for Diabetes, Guidelines UrgeInternational diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are only mildly obese.
HEALTH ALERT: Zika Cases Triple In USZika virus cases have now tripled in the US. The sharp rise in the numbers is due to how the government is now counting cases.
New Poll Shows Strong Support For Paid Family Leave ProgramsTime off from work to care for a child or relative is codified in federal law. Now, an overwhelming majority of Americans 40 and older want that time away from the job to be paid.
Hopkins Med Students Will No Longer Train On Live AnimalsStudents at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will no longer train on live animals, Hopkins announced Wednesday.
New Penis Recipient Looks Forward To Being A `Complete' ManThe recipient of the nation's first penis transplant says he is looking forward to walking out of the hospital a "complete" man.
Health Violations Reported At 30-Plus Baltimore Food ServicesThe Baltimore City Health Department has made available online all the recent restaurants and food establishments that have been closed due to health and safety violations.
Md. Concerns Over Zika Virus Continue To MountThe Zika Virus is not being spread by mosquitoes in the U.S. or Maryland, but some fear that could change.