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A search is underway for James  Norris Jr., a convicted sex offender who walked off from a court-ordered visit Thursday. (Credit: Prince George's Co. Police)

Officials Seek State Hospital Patient Who Left Home Visit

Authorities in Maryland are searching for a state hospital patient who walked away during a home visit in Prince George’s County.

08/28/2015

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Md. Hospital on Modified Lockdown After Threat

The Anne Arundel Medical Center is on modified lockdown after a threat was made to the hospital, officials say.

03/31/2015

President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House following a meeting with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on May 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Visit Phoenix VA Hospital That Sparked Scandal

President Barack Obama will visit the Arizona veterans’ hospital that prompted an overhaul of veterans’ health care and led to the resignation of the VA secretary

03/10/2015

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Baltimore Area Hospital Announces Top Baby Names for 2014

One area hospital says many new names made its top ten list of the most popular baby names of 2014, but the top spots went to names that already proved popular in past years.

02/18/2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Va. Governor to Spend a Second Night in the Hospital

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is spending a second night in a Richmond hospital as he recovers from complications stemming from a horse-riding accident in Africa.

01/20/2015

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80-Year-Old Woman Dead After Being Burned in House Fire

Prince George’s County Firefighters say an 80-year-old woman died after being burned in a fire in her home.

01/03/2015

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Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals

People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.

11/26/2014

D.C. Council to listen to testimony on the city's preparedness for Ebola.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

3 Hospitals Designated for Md. Ebola Patients

Maryland officials say anyone who’s diagnosed with Ebola in the state would be treated at one of three hospitals — one of them in Washington — if a federal facility is not available.

10/23/2014

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O’Malley to Discuss Reducing Unnecessary Hospital Visits

Maryland officials are scheduled to talk about new programs to reduce unnecessary hospital visits.

08/06/2014

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Johns Hopkins Hospital, Union Reach Tentative Labor Pact

Johns Hopkins Hospital has reached a tentative labor agreement with a union representing about 2,000 workers at the medical institution.

07/08/2014

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