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115 Lawmakers Earn Perfect Scores from PIRG for 2019 Session

Two-thirds of the Maryland General Assembly – all Democrats – received a perfect score on a new report card from the Maryland Public Interest...

Parris Glendening: Congress Must Solve Surprise Medical Billing the Right Way

Anyone who has gone through the hassle and burden of dealing with a surprise medical bill understands how important it is for Congress to...

Md. Reports Lowest Number of New HIV Cases in Over 30 Years

The number of newly reported HIV cases this year is the lowest it’s been in Maryland in over 30 years.That’s according to the Maryland...

Senate Committee Vice Chair Resigns

State Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam (D-Baltimore County), the vice chairwoman of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee who has battled multiple health problems in...

Franchot’s E-Cig Task Force Set to Kick Off Next Week

State Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) said Tuesday that he will convene the first meeting of the e-facts Task Force on Electronic Smoking Devices...

Opinion: Md. Leaders Must Step Up to Confront U.S. Bone Health Crisis

Our aging society is a daily topic of conversation, where dealing with ailments seem a normal occurrence – but sometimes it shouldn’t be. Imagine falling...

Md. Sen. Hough Attends White House Vaping Meeting

A Maryland state senator was part of the crowd that shared their thoughts about youth vaping with President Trump at the White House on...

Maryland Lawmakers to Pursue Flavored Vaping Ban

A Maryland doctor is planning to introduce a bill in the upcoming legislative session to ban flavored e-cigarettes.Sen. Clarence K. Lam (D-Howard), the Senate’s...

While Feds Slash Marketing Budget for Health Care Sign-ups, State Boosts Outreach

Maryland health officials are urging residents who lack health insurance to take advantage of the open enrollment period now under way -- and to...

Investigation: UMD Followed Protocols in Mold, Adenovirus Outbreaks, But Improvements Needed

The lack of a “mature culture of emergency management” at the University of Maryland College Park could have delayed earlier and more robust responses...