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Former Senator Urges Ex-Colleagues to Pass Health Equity Bill

Former state Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam (D-Baltimore County) returned to Annapolis Tuesday to lobby her ex-colleagues to pass public health legislation that she began to...

Opinion: The Modern Equivalent of a House Call

There is a quiet yet fundamental transformation taking place in health care. It’s telehealth.No longer do patients have to go to see their health...

Schuh Defends Opioid Grants, While Lawmakers Blast Oversight

The head of Maryland’s Opioid Operational Command Center defended financial practices in the office’s first years of existence on Friday afternoon during a tense...

Grant from State Opioid Office Referred for Criminal Investigation

A $750,000 grant approved ― but never funded ― by Maryland’s opioid command center to open an Eastern Shore drug rehabilitation facility on an...

Anti-Anti-Vaccination Bill Would Allow Teens to Get Immunized Without Parental Permission

In the age of so-called anti-vaxers, legislation in Annapolis may allow a small number of Maryland minors to receive immunizations without consent from their...

Opinion: Coronavirus Reminds Officials to Keep the Public Informed

In the early weeks of a disease outbreak – like the coronavirus illness (nCoV) that began in China – the number of unknowns exceeds...

At One Md. Hospital, Guideline Changes Lead to Decline in Opioid Overprescribing

As Maryland continues to battle the opioid epidemic, a medical system in the state said it is seeing positive results in its goal to...

State Regulators to Target Flavored Vaping Devices

Maryland regulators will immediately begin enforcement of a new federal ban on e-cigarette cartridges that come in flavors other than regular or menthol, Comptroller...

Vote On UMMS Nominees Postponed as Audit Looms

The Maryland Senate is likely to postpone until March confirmation for replacements to the University of Maryland Medical System board of trustees, which was...

Report: Even in Md.’s Wealthiest County, Health Disparities Persist

"For decades, Howard County has been known for its forward-thinking approach to creating the highest quality of life, serving as a national example of...