Best Hospitals In Maryland As Ranked By US News & World ReportThe U.S. News & World Report released its rankings of Best Hospitals this week and in Maryland, Johns Hopkins Hospital ranks no. 1 in the state followed by University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.
Reduce Cholesterol Earlier In Life To Prevent Heart Problems Later, Study SaysTo prevent heart problems later in life, people 45 and younger with higher levels of bad cholesterol might want to change their eating and exercise habits, or even talk to their doctor about medications such as statins, a new study says.
Smoking Sharply Rises Young Women's Risk Of A Serious Type Of Heart Attack, Study SaysSmoking is bad for your heart, especially if you are a young woman. Women under 50 who smoke may face the highest risk of a serious type of heart attack compared to men, according to a new study published Monday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Skipping Breakfast Tied To Higher Risk Of Heart-Related Death, Study FindsSkipping breakfast was significantly associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular-related death, especially stroke-related death, in the study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology on Monday.
Study: Women Who Have 4 Or More Children More Likely To Develop Heart DiseaseAccording to a new study, women who have four or more children are more likely to have heart disease.
Jury Deliberates On $150M In Damages Sought In Improper Stent CaseFirst the verdict, now the penalty. The civil lawsuit of former cardiologist Mark Midei entered the damages phase Monday.
Midei Malpratice Suit Now In Hands Of JuryA $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.
Towson Doctor Accused Of Stent Surgery Malpractice Breaks His SilenceBreaking his silence. A Towson doctor at the center of a massive malpractice investigation opens up to the Baltimore Sun.
Md. Lawmakers Have Close Eye On Doctors Using Cardiac StentsMaryland lawmakers want to make sure someone's keeping a close eye on doctors performing cardiac stent procedures in the wake of a scandal involving one of the area's top cardiologists.