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Maryland Opens New Enrollment Window for Uninsured Residents

In an effort to help uninsured residents weather the pandemic and a harsh economic climate, Maryland has opened a special health insurance signup window.It’s...

Montgomery County Yields on Private School Reopenings

With a pending lawsuit and a Republican congressman calling for a federal investigation looming over their shoulders, Montgomery County officials announced Friday afternoon that they...
Harris

Rep. Harris Seeks Federal Probe of Montgomery Co. Decision Keeping Private Schools Shut

Maryland's lone Republican member of Congress is calling for the federal government to investigate Montgomery County's decision to ban in-person learning at private and...

Alanah Davis: The Ethics and Morals of Cauliflower Not Being Steak

Beyond and veggie burgers don’t taste like meat, and I’m not in denial about it anymore.Last week, after denying myself the delight of buffalo...

Johns Hopkins Study Finds Immunization Programs Pay Off in Long Run

Immunizing kids in low- and middle-income countries against preventable diseases such as measles pays off in the long term, according to a Johns Hopkins study.The...
Telehealth

Opinion: Telehealth Flexibility Needed Amidst Converging Mental Health, Addiction Crises

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to ravage the country, deaths of despair are rising. In Maryland, we have already seen a surge in drug...

Public Health Chief Retiring in Midst of Pandemic; Hogan Tightens Rules on Masks

Fran Phillips, state government's top public health officer, who has helped lead Maryland's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced Wednesday that she is retiring.In...

Md. Nursing Homes Panicking Over Assuming Costs of COVID-19 Tests

The high cost of COVID-19 tests is causing panic in the nursing home industry in Maryland, as state leaders have said the facilities themselves...

State Likely to See an Increase in COVID Deaths ‘Soon,’ Expert Says

With cases and hospitalizations on the rise, Maryland can expect to see a gradual increase in COVID-19 deaths in the next several days, according...

Opinion: Time Is Right to Remake Mental Health and Support Systems

Our great American experiment faces its oldest challenge again. We find it painful to see unfulfilled high expectations leading again to frustration, anxiety and...