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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.

Van Hollen Seeks to Expand Maryland’s Check-the-Box Insurance Enrollment Nationwide

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D) announced Tuesday that he is seeking to expand access to health insurance to millions of Americans by mirroring...

Commission Seeking Grant Applicants to Quash Health Disparities in Black, Brown and Disabled Communities

Maryland is one step closer to establishing "health equity resource communities," where officials will try to raise the overall health of neighborhoods with targeted...

Lawmakers and Hogan Cabinet Members Join Forces to Increase Health Equity Across the State

The Maryland Department of Health unveiled a commission tasked with decreasing racial, ethnic and socioeconomic health disparities across the state Friday.“Our commission is the...

Smokers Would Pay More For Insurance, Non-Smokers Less, if Md. Allows Tobacco-Use Surcharge

Low-income Marylanders could see the greatest impact if the legislature updates the state health exchange's online platform to allow insurance carriers to add surcharges...

How Much Do Common Medical Procedures Cost in Maryland? It Depends on the Hospital

How much does it cost to give birth in Maryland? It depends on which hospital you choose.In 2019, the Maryland Department of Health reported...

Home Care for Older Adults Increased During COVID, but Direct Care Workers Remain Hard...

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way some older people and their relatives think about long-term care for those who cannot live independently, moving...

Md. Advocates, Lawmakers Look Ahead to Legislative Session to Strengthen Abortion Protections

Abortion rights supporters rallied in all 50 states Saturday, including in Annapolis, sounding the alarm over recent laws restricting women's access to abortions and...

Crim Quietly Leaves State Government, Lands at Va. Consulting Firm

Steve Crim, the former campaign manager for Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) who generated controversy last year when he landed a $154,000 a...

State Police Will Use New Spectrometer to Trace Opioids, as Deaths Ticked Up in...

Maryland State Police will use a new mass spectrometer to quickly test drugs connected to overdoses in an effort to remove dangerous batches from...