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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | December 2, 2013
Fire investigators found cigarettes and a lighter in the hospital bed of a man who died in a fire at University of Maryland Medical Center, but the cause of the fire has not been conclusively determined, a report of the incident shows. The report provides the first information released in the Nov. 8 death of William Turner, 53, at the downtown Baltimore hospital. An autopsy earlier determined that Turner died of smoke inhalation and burns that caused complications to his underlying hypertensive cardiovascular disease.
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HEALTH
By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | May 9, 2013
Johns Hopkins Hospital charged $13,667 on average to treat one admission of a Medicare patient with diabetes in 2011, while a couple of miles away Mercy Medical Center billed an average of $8,425. The University of Maryland Medical Center charged $9,045 on average to treat a kidney and urinary tract infection, while a short distance away Bon Secours Hospital's charges averaged $11,922. Data released by the federal government Wednesday show that what hospitals charge Medicare to treat patients varies widely.
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By John Rivera and Michael James and John Rivera and Michael James,Staff Writers | November 9, 1993
A prominent Baltimore surgeon has been convicted of fondling a patient during an examination.But Dr. E. George Elias -- a professor and director of surgical oncology at the University of Maryland Medical Center and president of the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Surgeons -- strongly declared his innocence last night."
NEWS
November 23, 1994
BALTIMORE -- An 18-month-old boy, one of seven children overcome by dangerous carbon monoxide fumes Monday night, remained hospitalized yesterday at the University of Maryland Medical Center, fire officials said.The condition of the toddler, Davon Harper, could not be learned. Nine other victims were released from hospitals yesterday. Officials said the occupants of a rowhouse in the 2400 block of E. Biddle St. were overcome by the odorless fumes about 10:30 p.m. when a furnace malfunctioned.
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August 2, 2000
The death Monday of a man who was severely beaten more than three weeks ago on a Southwest Baltimore street has been ruled a homicide, police said yesterday. James Lyons, 54, whose last known address was the 400 block of Edsdale Road, was in the 4600 block of Old Frederick Road about 4:30 a.m. July 8 when he was attacked by several men. He died about 3 p.m. Monday at University of Maryland Medical Center. Anyone with information is urged to call 410-396-2100.
NEWS
June 15, 2003
A 16-year-old Pasadena boy was hospitalized last week after he was accidentally shot by his older brother, Anne Arundel police said. Police said the shooting took place Wednesday afternoon in the 7800 block of Mayford Road. Authorities said the older brother, 23, said the two were trying to move a firearm from a table to the gun cabinet when it accidentally discharged. The teen was struck in the arm. Although his injuries were not considered life-threatening, he was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, and treated at University of Maryland Medical Center.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 5, 2004
The 8-week-old son of Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. and first lady Kendel Ehrlich returned home yesterday morning after undergoing surgery for an obstruction between the stomach and small intestine at the University of Maryland Medical Center, the governor's office said. Joshua Ehrlich underwent a second procedure Monday night to ensure the success of the first procedure to correct a condition known as hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, the office said. The initial operation was Sunday. Joshua is expected to make a full recovery.
NEWS
February 11, 1995
Lynn Carol Cockerham, 44, a Jarrettsville resident, died Tuesday of complications of kidney disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center.Services for the Baltimore native were to be held at 1 p.m. today at New Life Church of God, 1249 North Bend Road, Jarrettsville.She is survived by two sons, William Marcus Cockerham of Jarrettsville and Wesley Michael Cockerham of Airville, Pa.; a brother, Stephen Wayne Cockerham of Upperco; two sisters, Linda Berkowitz of Mechanicsville, Pa., and Anne E. Berrell of Bel Air; and a granddaughter.
NEWS
April 14, 1994
Two women were flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center and one man was taken to the emergency room at the University of Maryland Medical Center after a collision early yesterday at Route 170 and Amtrak Way in Hanover, county police said.Alyssa Brooks, 26, of the 4500 block of Springdale Ave., Baltimore, and Cionita Placer, 34, of the 600 block of Stafford Hill Road, Glen Burnie, were treated at Shock Trauma. Mrs. Placer's husband, 35-year-old Perlipo Placer, was treated at the emergency room of the University of Maryland Medical Center.
NEWS
October 16, 2007
The Rev. Eileen C. House, assistant rector at St. James' Episcopal Parish in Lothian, died of Wegener's disease Oct. 9 at University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 51 and lived on the parish grounds. Born in Baltimore and raised in the Parkville area, she was home-schooled and attended Parkville High School. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola College. She was a respiratory therapist at the University of Maryland Medical Center before earning a master's degree from Yale Divinity School.
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