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The merger of conventional medical treatment with integrative medicine

Tracy Gosson was first diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer in April 2019 after feeling tired and not like herself for months. During her treatment, the founder of the branding and marketing company Sagesse began researching integrated treatment options. She ...

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Snyder accepts law license suspension amid criminal, ethics charges (access required)

Facing a federal attempted extortion charge and related allegations of ethical misconduct, prominent medical malpractice attorney Stephen L. Snyder has agreed with the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission to take on no new clients and to the temporary suspension of his ...

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Med-mal attorney Snyder faces attempted extortion charge (access required)

Prominent medical malpractice attorney Stephen L. Snyder has been indicted on a federal attempted extortion charge and related offenses stemming from his alleged demand that the University of Maryland Medical System pay him $25 million or he would go public ...

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Hospitals, state adding hundreds of beds to prepare for coronavirus

Maryland and its hospitals have begun adding beds and choosing sites for temporary hospitals as COVID-19 hospitalizations are expected to rise over the coming weeks. Mercy Medical Center and LifeBridge Health announced plans last week to bring hundreds of new ...

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Md. hospitals using telehealth to address coronavirus worries

Hospitals are using telehealth options to treat patients remotely and triage COVID-19 cases as concerns grow about bed capacity and the possibility of spreading the virus within hospital walls. Health systems and the state emergency service are watching capacity as ...

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Md. hospitals to postpone elective surgeries beginning this week

Maryland hospitals, including Johns Hopkins Health System and University of Maryland Medical System, have begun to postpone elective surgeries as they work to free up capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that the state ...

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USM prepares for online classes and hospitals adopt new visitor policies

Public universities in Maryland canceled classes and will prepare to shift to online classes following spring break and Maryland hospitals made changes to their visitor policies and schools canceled field trips Tuesday as the state’s institutions continued to respond to ...

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Jury awards $5.8M in wrongful death case against UMMS (access required)

A Baltimore jury awarded more than $5.8 million to the family of a woman who died from complications following a heart valve replacement at a University of Maryland Medical System facility in 2016. Elsie Mae Mason had valve replacement surgery on ...

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