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By Jonathan Pitts, The Baltimore Sun | December 22, 2013
When physician Lenny Feldman visits a hospitalized patient, he said, he does what he can to infuse the encounter with a personal touch. One favorite technique: sitting at the edge of the bed so he can address his client eye-to-eye. Their reaction often takes him aback. "It's not uncommon for a patient to get this panicked look and ask, 'What's wrong, Doc? Is it bad news?'" said Feldman, an internist who also directs the training of medical residents at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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October 3, 2002
Samuel Riggs IV, a cattle farmer, philanthropist and former Northwest Baltimore utility construction firm official, died Monday at University of Maryland Medical Center of injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He was 82. On Sept. 19, the truck Mr. Riggs was driving on Route 108 near his Olney farm hit a stopped car and then struck two trees. In 1998, Mr. Riggs gave $2.5 million to a new University of Maryland, College Park alumni center, which is slated to be constructed next year and to be named for him. Montgomery General Hospital's critical care unit is also named in his honor.
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By Colin Campbell and Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | November 9, 2013
Baltimore's fire department is investigating the circumstances of a fire at the University of Maryland Medical Center that left a patient dead. Mary Lynn Carver, a spokeswoman for the hospital, said the fire late Friday night was contained to one patient's room and quickly extinguished. No one else was injured, she said. The circumstances of the fire and cause of death are both under investigation, fire department spokesman Ian Brennan said. Fire investigators refused to speculate about the cause, he said.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Staff Writer | May 26, 1993
Three young girls died early today from burns and smoke inhalation after fired destroyed the North Monroe Street rowhouse in which they were sleeping.A fourth girl was listed in critical condition at the University of Maryland Medical Center.Two adults, believed to be the parents, were in serious condition after suffering burns, injuries and smoke inhalation.Fire Department spokesman Capt. Hector Torres said the cause of the fire was not known, but it probably had smoldered a long time before erupting.
NEWS
May 13, 2013
All of us mourn the loss of Richard E. Hug, who had a profound impact on the civic and political life of our community (May 7). I thought it might be useful to single out the incredible impact that Dick had on the formative years of the University of Maryland Medical System beginning in 1984 and continuing to this day. In our privatization process beginning in 1984, Dick was a key member of the first board of directors and, equally important to...
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