Health Care

The 12 Days of Christmas and Our Best Stories — Here’s Day #1, on...

Editor's note: Between now and Jan. 3, we're re-running 12 great stories that appeared in Maryland Matters in 2020, in chronological order. On Jan....

On Track to Vaccinate 90% of Frontline Hospital Workers, Md. Will Provide Vaccines to...

More than 104,000 doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, which was authorized by the Food and Drug Administration on Friday, have been sent to Maryland...
Patient Rights

Opinion: Why Patient Rights Matter in a Pandemic

Our dedicated health care workers in Maryland are facing extraordinary challenges in the current pandemic crisis, working long hours under extremely difficult conditions. This...

Maryland Health Insurance Exchange Announces Record Enrollment

A record number of Maryland residents signed up for health insurance using the state’s Obamacare health portal during this year’s enrollment period.More than 166,000...

Maryland Examining Wastewater for Coronavirus

By Ryan McFaddenAs coronavirus cases continue to rise across Maryland, the state is looking into testing wastewater as another way to help combat the...

Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Commission Expands Patient Services Under COVID-19

From restaurants to retail, the COVID-19 pandemic has, for better or worse, turned nearly every business on its head. The state's medical cannabis industry...

Ultra-Cold Freezers Arrive in Maryland and COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Nears With Federal Panel’s OK

A federal advisory panel on Thursday gave the green light to a COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer, completing the next-to-last regulatory...

U.S. House Passes Bill Honoring Henrietta Lacks

A bill commemorating Henrietta Lacks, the Baltimorean whose cells changed the course of modern medicine, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday night.The...

COVID-19 Vaccine Could Be Available to Health Care Workers Next Week

First iterations of the COVID-19 vaccine could be available in Maryland as soon as next week, Maryland Deputy Health Secretary Dr. Jinlene Chan announced...

Maryland Health Care Workers with D.C. Jobs Could Lose Out on Initial COVID-19 Vaccines

WASHINGTON — The federal government’s plan to allocate COVID-19 vaccines to states based on population is creating a mismatch for the District of Columbia,...