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Md. State Board of Education Votes For an ‘Off Ramp’ From School Mask Mandate

The Maryland State Board of Education voted on Wednesday to direct the State Department of Education to draft a new emergency regulation that would...

Protesters Rally at Supreme Court as Justices Hear Landmark Abortion Case

Lucia Ruta remembers a time when abortions were illegal.A native of Washington, D.C., she says she received an abortion in a back alley when...

Pendergrass, Chair of House Health Committee, Won’t Seek Re-election

More dramatic turnover is on the way in the General Assembly: Del. Shane E. Pendergrass (D-Howard), the chair of the House Health and Government...

Montgomery Hires State House Vet to Coordinate Ambitious White Flint Proposal

Montgomery County failed in its bid lure Amazon, the e-commerce giant that opted to build its second headquarters in Arlington, Va.But top county officials...

A Conversation About COVID-19 and the Holidays With Dr. Joshua Sharfstein

Dr. Joshua Sharfstein plans to spend a normal Thanksgiving with his family.That was not the case one year ago for him and countless other...
Oral Health

‘We Just Need More Hands on Deck’: Dental Examiners’ Investigations Team Short-Staffed

The state board responsible for investigating misconduct by dentists is reporting staffing issues, causing delays in the prosecution of ethical and patient safety disputes.The...

Biden Administration Focusing Efforts on Reducing Veteran Suicides

By KELLY LIVINGSTONThe Biden Administration has directed federal agencies to take new steps aimed at reducing suicide deaths among veterans in the United States.Veterans...
Military

Opinion: The Military Believed Nature Could Heal. It’s Time for Others to Follow

It's time to consider better ways to care for veterans and civilians using proven, non-medical interventions such as nature and art.

‘Less Than Three Fancy Coffee Drinks’: New Program Offers Low-Cost Health Insurance to Young...

Beginning Monday, young adults in Maryland can enroll in a health insurance program through the state’s public health benefits exchange platform for as little...
Oral Health

Del. Bagnall: ‘Benign’ Law Offers Hope to Marylanders Seeking Oral Health Care

What's keeping many Marylanders from going to the dentist? A new oral health task force was created to figure out why.