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Maryland Inmates Promised Snacks, Commissary Packages If They Choose Vaccination

The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has created an incentive program to encourage its incarcerated population to volunteer to receive the COVID-19...

Opinion: What Explains Black Women’s Higher Rate of Horrible Birth Stories? Nothing But Racism

Tatyana Ali, who starred as Ashley Banks on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” from 1990 to 1996, entered Harvard the next year where she...

Report: Maryland Is the Worst State for Nurses

National Nurses Week kicked off on Thursday, and with it comes a study that suggests of all 50 states, Maryland is the worst for...

White House on Biden Families Plan: ‘An Investment in Maryland’s Children’

As the Biden administration peddles its American Families Plan — which it describes as "a once-in-a-generation investment in the foundations of middle-class prosperity" —...

Bill Clinton and Johns Hopkins Highlight Faith Leaders’ Role in Tackling Drug Overdoses

Drug overdose deaths have spiked during the coronavirus pandemic, taking the lives of 87,203 Americans over a 12-month period that ended in September, according...

Opioid Use, Fentanyl Deaths Spike During Pandemic

By Callan Tansill-SuddathPreliminary data from 2020 reveals a dramatic increase in deaths linked with opioids in Maryland, particularly fentanyl; health officials blame the pandemic.The...

Schrader Taps Schuh, Chan for Deputy Posts at the Md. Department of Health

Finally ensconced as the permanent secretary at the Maryland Department of Health, Dennis R. Schrader on Thursday announced several appointments to his senior leadership...

How Maryland Is Working to Vaccinate Its Homeless Population

By TORI BERGELOn March 5, 2020, Maryland’s first three positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed.On March 30, 2020, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan (R) issued...

Federal Health Regulators Urge States to Restart Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

WASHINGTON — A federal advisory panel on Friday recommended that states return to using the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, but also hand...

Maryland College Students Seek Mental Health Help Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

By: ANTON VAN DE MOTTER AND AMANDA ALLENSome college students have experienced difficulty adjusting to life during the COVID-19 pandemic, facing elevated rates of...