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Dr. Mark Midei

$37 Million Settlement Reached In Unnecessary Heart Stent Case

Thirty-seven million dollars. That’s how much the former owners of St. Joseph Medical Center have agreed to pay out in settlement to hundreds of patients who say they were given an unnecessary medical procedure there.

04/07/2014

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Donations Pouring In To Help Little Girl Waiting To Get A Heart Transplant

In North America, about 100 times a year, a heart is transplanted into a child four and younger. Now, a little girl from Baltimore is waiting for her chance.

01/02/2014

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Autopsy: Baltimore Man Died In Police Custody Due To Heart Failure, Dehydration

He was killed in police custody. Now police are releasing information about the death of Tyrone West. A press conference was held Tuesday afternoon.

12/10/2013

Dr. Mark Midei

Midei Malpratice Suit Now In Hands Of Jury

A $150 million lawsuit against a Baltimore County hospital and one of its former doctors is now in the hands of the jury. The month-long case involves a physician once called the best heart doctor in the country.

10/22/2013

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Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac Problems

Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.

09/18/2013

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6-Year-Old Fighting For Her Life After New Heart Stops Beating

A Catonsville family is praying for a miracle. Their daughter, who just received her second heart transplant, is on life support.

06/19/2013

Skylar Marion

Matching Hearts: Hit-And-Run Death Of Pasadena Teen Brings New Life For His Classmate

It’s an amazing story of two Maryland teens. A tragedy and a tie that connects them forever.

05/22/2013

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Appeals Court Affirms Md. Doctor’s Convictions

A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Maryland cardiologist who implanted unnecessary heart stents in more than 100 patients.

04/24/2013

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Which Fats Really Are Good For Your Heart?

Omega-6 fatty acid found in vegetable oils may actually boost heart disease risk, study says.

02/20/2013

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FDA: Chantix May Raise Heart Risks

Smokers who take Chantix may be at higher risk for heart attacks and strokes.

12/18/2012

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Looking Old May Be A Sign Of Heart Risks

Want a clue to your risk of heart disease? Look in the mirror.

11/20/2012

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Even Fit Baby Boomers Won’t Escape Heart Problems

At least one in three baby boomers will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke.

11/05/2012

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