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UM medical school to open new center

The University of Maryland School of Medicine has begun construction a new $200 million cancer treatment facility. University officials will join Gov. Martin O’Malley and others for an official groundbreaking of the 110,000-square-foot center on Tuesday. The university says the ...

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Four doctors join Mercy (access required)

Mercy Medical Center has announced the arrival of four new physicians. Theresa R. Lorch, M.D., joins The Bose Medical Group at Mercy Medical Center. Board certified, Lorch brings expertise in internal medicine and has a special interest in women’s health. ...

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Conservative justices question health care law

WASHINGTON — Sharp questioning by the Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast serious doubt Tuesday on the survival of the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. Arguments at the high court focused on ...

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Beres named COO of Greater Baltimore Medical Associates (access required)

Bennett J. “Ben” Beres has been named chief operating officer for Greater Baltimore Medical Associates, a group of more than 40 multi-specialty physician practices. Beres will oversee GBMA’s operations in practices on the Towson campus of the Greater Baltimore Medical ...

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Authorities: Abortion doctors charged with murder

WASHINGTON — Two out-of-state doctors who traveled to Maryland to perform late-term abortions have been arrested and charged with multiple counts of murder under the state’s viable fetus law, authorities said. Dr. Steven Brigham, of Voorhees, N.J., was taken into ...

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Newer birth control drugs coming under FDA scrutiny

WASHINGTON — Birth control drugs that were heavily promoted as having fewer side effects and the ability to clear up acne and other hormonal bothers are under new scrutiny from safety regulators. Research suggesting that newer birth control formulations are ...

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Feds to allow use of Medicare data to rate doctors

WASHINGTON — Picking a specialist for a delicate medical procedure like a heart bypass could soon get easier. The government announced Monday that Medicare will finally allow its extensive claims database to be used by employers, insurance companies and consumer ...

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