Prosecutors say a traveling hospital technician who infected patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes created a “national public health crisis” and should spend 40 years in prison, but defense attorneys argue he should get 30 years, in part because his addiction clouded his judgment.
In a stunning new development, WJZ learns there may be as many as 9,000 victims of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist accused of secretly videotaping his patients during exams.
Four women have been indicted on charges of stealing more than $750,000 in merchandise using personal information obtained from patients in medical offices where two women worked.
Tough new regulations are about to hit cosmetic surgery centers. They’re aimed at protecting Marylanders after a woman died after getting liposuction.
A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Maryland cardiologist who implanted unnecessary heart stents in more than 100 patients.
A former hospital technician charged with stealing drugs and infecting patients with hepatitis C wants his trial delayed until at least next April, in part because the public defenders representing him say federal budget cuts will force them to take more than a dozen days off in the coming months.
The Senate gave unanimous preliminary approval to the bill to provide medical marijuana to qualified patients.
The Maryland General Assembly is poised for another landmark decision this session, giving patients access to marijuana.
Previous research has found that about 1 in 500 patients is aware or awake under general anesthesia.
A mysterious illness spreads through a Johns Hopkins facility, sending more than a dozen employees to the hospital.
A growing investigation and growing alarm over a doctor’s secret recordings of patients. As police work to sift through a huge number of images, lawsuits are now pending in the case.
Police say former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy were violated by their gynecologist with a video camera. The invasion of privacy could be worse than first reported. Numerous patients at Johns Hopkins may be victims and some of them are voicing disgust and outrage.