The WHO chief honored the late Henrietta Lacks, a Baltimore woman whose cancer cells were taken without her knowledge during the 1950s and ended up providing the foundation for vast scientific breakthroughs.Read More »
A Baltimore personal injury law firm that helped reach a $190 million settlement with Johns Hopkins Hospital over a gynecologist accused of secretly recording his patients has helped secure another multimillion-dollar settlement against a university health care facility more than ...Read More »
Medical personnel at Johns Hopkins Hospital released a newborn to her parents four years ago without telling them of a potentially cancerous abnormality discovered in the girl’s adrenal gland, the parents allege in a wrongful-death lawsuit they filed this week ...Read More »
A female surgeon and former faculty member at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging she faced “persistent and corrosive gender bias” during her employment that culminated in her termination this year. Kimberley Eden Steele came ...Read More »
Johns Hopkins Hospital has reached a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board that will allow the hospital’s nurses to pursue unionization if they want. Under the agreement, the hospital will post signs that say it will not prohibit nurses ...Read More »
A healthy dose of job growth has long been seen as a likely cure for poverty. But new research suggests that poor Americans are frequently left behind even when their cities or communities benefit from hiring booms. When such cities ...Read More »
Breaking with tradition, first-year residents at Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Medical Training Program will no longer wear a short white coat. The Baltimore Sun reports the short white coat was meant to symbolize that the residents were not true physicians until ...
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