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Expanded Diabetes Center Opens At UMMC Midtown Campus

Some new cutting edge technology for the University of Maryland Medical Center as it dedicates a new expanded Center for Diabetes.

03/25/2014

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Twist Helps Kidney Donor Save Dad, Husband

When her father’s kidneys failed, a Jessup woman who had already signed up to donate to a stranger through a paired exchange was told she would have to honor her previous commitment.

07/23/2013

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Md. Lawmakers Seek Congressional Gold Medal For Md. Shock Trauma Founder

He was the founder of the University of Maryland’s Shock Trauma Center. Dr. R. Adams Cowley was a heart surgeon and medical visionary.

07/22/2013

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Shock Trauma Gala Honors Organ Donor Who Helped Save 6 Lives

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.

04/27/2013

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University Of Maryland Medical Center Named Top Hospital

The University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the nation’s top hospitals, according to the annual Leapfrog Group survey. This is the seventh year UMMC has received this distinction.

12/04/2012

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Student Shot At Perry Hall HS To Attend Blood Drive At Shooting Site

A Baltimore County high school student shot on the first day of school will attend a blood drive in the cafeteria where the shooting took place.

11/13/2012

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Face Transplant Patient Doing Well After 7 Months

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.

10/16/2012

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Officer Blinded On Duty 25 Years Ago Calls On Fellow Cops For Liver Transplant

A Baltimore City police officer shot in the line of duty 25 years ago finds himself in another battle to survive. And just like before, the University of Maryland Medical Center and his fellow officers do everything to keep him alive.

09/14/2012

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Training Video Depicts Dangers Of Distracted Driving As Accidents Skyrocket

At Shock trauma, they’ve seen more than their share of lives shattered by distracted driving. That’s prompted Shock Trauma to try some shock therapy.

09/07/2012

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Johns Hopkins To Offer Face Transplants

This spring, the University of Maryland Medical Center became the first in the state to perform a face transplant. And now, Johns Hopkins Hospital gets the green light to offer this medical breakthrough as well.

08/23/2012

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Baltimore Braces For High Temperatures As Heat Wave Hits Md.

Another heat wave is making its way across Maryland. A Heat Advisory is in effect for the entire region. Temperatures are soaring toward the triple digit mark.

06/29/2012

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University Of Maryland Medical Center Patient With Artificial Heart Receives Heart Transplant

There’s a breakthrough at the University of Maryland Medical Center. For the first time ever in Maryland, a patient with an artificial heart receives a heart transplant.

06/11/2012

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