Stories of amazing medical derring-do.
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Tiny Molly gets a second chance at life
For obstetrician/gynecologist Andrea Collerius and her patient, Jill Wipfield, there seemed nothing unusual about the pregnancy, Wipfield...
A local group becomes a national leader in helping young adults with cancer.
Each of the 22 cubicles at the Infusion Therapy Center at the University of Maryland's Greenebaum Cancer Center is filled today, as patient navigator Elizabeth Saylor takes a slow lap around the room...
Some local moms rave about the home-birth experience—and might even break the law to have one.
"My fondest memory is being in my own bed with nowhere to have to relocate to," says Pam Mandell, a Baltimore mom who gave birth twice in her own home. "It was so peaceful and intimate." ¶ Most...
Medifast’s Michael McDevitt is Baltimore’s CEO-next-door.
It was April 4, and Michael McDevitt had just watched the Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers during their home opener. To celebrate, he and a buddy headed to Porters of Federal Hill, ordered some beers...
We found 188 dentists who will work hard for your healthy smile.
NOTE: This is our 2011 Top Dentists feature. Our 2013 Top Dentists list is here.
If you're looking for a dentist, or maybe just looking for a different dentist, we've done the homework for you.
Our mission: Find out who would go to a museum of dentistry—and why.
If you have a serious phobia about that guy with the drill, you might want to sidestep the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry.
Located in the University of Maryland Medical Center...
Dining out can be daunting when you're going through chemo—or maybe not.
Who knew that reviewing Baltimore's restaurants over the past year and a half would happen during a challenging time in my life—and that our local chefs would help me get through it without even...
An increasing number of patients are writing blogs to stay in touch, aid in treatment, and even raise money.
Spirited, high-pitched yelps of Norwegian are coming from the game room at the Hackerman-Patz House across the street from Sinai Hospital.
"He's playing Donkey Kong," explains Silje Lokeng, whose...
An autism specialist’s personal experience inspires a new way to tackle childhood obesity.
Eleven years ago, Dr. SungWoo Kahng moved to Baltimore with his wife to join the staff of the neurobehavioral unit at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Kahng became so engrossed in his work, treating...
Two senators—and cancer survivors—take their case to the state legislature.
Last year, when the Maryland State Senate took up a bill that would legalize medical use of marijuana, it had one sponsor with a powerful personal connection to the issue.
Sen. David Brinkley, the...