Health Care

DMV Democrats Urge Trump White House Not to Endanger Others’ Health

One day after President Trump returned to the White House to continue treatment for COVID-19, whipping off his mask in a dramatic gesture on...

Baltimore Attorney Charged With $25M Extortion Attempt Against UMMS

A prominent Baltimore attorney threatened to launch a publicity campaign attacking the University of Maryland Medical System’s organ donation program unless he was paid...

John King: Crises Can Be Catalysts for Change

The cabin where my great-grandfather Charles King and his family lived as enslaved people still stands today in Gaithersburg. Less than 25 miles from...

New Group Forms to Promote Progressive Agenda in Annapolis

A former member of President Obama's cabinet is launching an organization to promote bold solutions in Annapolis to problems brought on by the COVID-19...

In-Person Visits at Md. Nursing Homes Now OK

As a result of Maryland’s stabilizing COVID-19 health metrics, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) said Thursday that changes will be made to how...

Here’s a Look at New State Laws Taking Effect on Oct. 1

By Philip Van SlootenAn update to Maryland’s hate crimes law, named for slain Army 2nd Lt. Richard Collins III, is one of several anti-discrimination...

U.S. House Passes Bill to Bolster School-Based Health Centers

A bill that would will help deliver primary care, dental screenings and mental health services to students in low-income and underserved communities passed by...

Opinion: Expand AmeriCorps to Help Recovery From Pandemic

As talks between the White House and Congress stall, Americans are still grappling with the crippling impact of the pandemic. To move our country...

Liquor Industry Pushes Back on Tax Hike to Ease Health Disparities

Just as lawmakers are ramping up a proposal to raise the state's liquor tax to pay for programs designed to narrow health disparities in...

State Launches Program Aimed at Reducing COVID-19 in Hispanic Communities

The Maryland Health Department has convened an inter-agency task force aimed at reducing the COVID-19 positivity rate in Hispanic communities, Dr. Jinlene Chan, deputy...