Breakthrough Pig Heart Transplant Performed In Baltimore Could Help Quell Organ Shortage, Saving LivesThe Food and Drug Administration, which oversees xenotransplantation experiments, gave the green light for the procedure under a “compassionate use” emergency authorization.
Baltimore Doctors Transplant Pig Heart Into Patient In Experimental, Last-Ditch Effort To Save His LifeIn a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital said Monday that he's doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery.
Nursing Programs Send Students Into The Workforce To Help Combat Workforce ShortageAs a workforce shortage plagues hospitals across the country, many local nursing programs are sending students to help beef up the workforce.
Reversing A Stroke: A Maryland Woman's Experience With A Critical BreakthroughA local mother shares her experience with WJZ after suffering a stroke, and her doctor sheds light on the treatment credited with her remarkable recovery.
Baltimore Man Lloyd Simon Pleads Guilty To Robbing Same Bank Twice In A WeekA 71-year-old Baltimore man pleaded guilty Friday to robbing the same bank twice in one week in 2019, the U.S. Attorney's Office For Maryland said. 
University of Maryland Medical System Pledges $1.2M To Ease Food InsecurityThe University of Maryland Medical System is committing $1.2 million to address food insecurity issues in communities across the state that are served by the organization's 13 hospitals, according to a hospital statement.
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.
75 Baltimore-Area Kids Getting Vaccinated As Part Of Moderna TrialSeventy-five Baltimore-area children participated in a clinical trial at the University of Maryland Medical Center to make sure the Covid-19 vaccines are safe for other children.
First Healthcare Workers Vaccinated As Initial Doses Of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Arrive In MarylandMultiple Maryland healthcare workers received the first of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines Monday after the vaccines arrived in the state.
'A Much More Cohesive Approach': Maryland Hospitals Gearing Up For New Wave Of COVID-19 PatientsMore than 1,500 people were being treated for COVID-19 in Maryland hospitals Wednesday, and while the number fell slightly, a number of hospitals across the state are gearing up for a new wave of patients.
University Of Maryland Medical Center Set To Open 16-Bed Modular Care Unit For COVID-19 PatientsAs COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Maryland, the University of Maryland Medical Center is set to open its new modular care unit to care for coronavirus patients.