The University of Maryland Medical Center’s trauma center on Saturday celebrated a gift that transformed the lives of six people and made possible the most extensive full-face transplant yet.
A local teacher is among the injured following the bombings in Boston.
Previous research has found that about 1 in 500 patients is aware or awake under general anesthesia.
After a gun accident took off half his face, Richard Lee Norris spent 15 years living as a recluse in Hillsville, Va. Horribly disfigured, he hid indoors. When he ventured out, it was behind a baseball cap and surgical mask. He didn’t pursue a career and never married.
The University of Maryland Medical Center says a Virginia man who received a full-face transplant seven months ago eats primarily by mouth and can taste and smell.
Doctors estimate that vertigo affects about 20 million people and the numbers seem to be on the rise.
Helping older people see more clearly may help to lower their risk for falls and potentially disabling hip fractures.
Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome is headed back to Baltimore to have tests on his sore neck.
Brian Roberts’ frustrating season is over. The Baltimore Orioles second baseman will have season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right hip.
Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold will have surgery on his neck Monday, a procedure that probably will end his season.
Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis has a hamate fracture of his right wrist and will undergo surgery on Friday in Sarasota, Fla.
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