Health Care

In Latest E-Cig Attack, Montgomery County Sues JUUL

Montgomery County says JUUL Labs – with fruity-flavored, easily concealable nicotine cartridges – has caused a severe public nuisance that local governments have few...

11 Flu Cases Confirmed in State

Flu season has arrived in Maryland. There have been 11 cases of flu in the state since the beginning of September, the Maryland Department...

Well-Regarded Senior Health Care Pilot Program Faces Uncertain Future

By Teresa WiltzThe “two super fantastic ladies” — as one resident calls them — at the Weinberg Villages senior housing complex in Owings Mills...

2 Md. Cities Crack Top 20 List of Best Places for People With Disabilities

Columbia is the 10th best American city for people to live in who have disabilities, a recent survey found. Baltimore is No. 17.That’s according...

U.S. Supreme Court Takes on High-Stakes Abortion Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a high-profile case that could have major implications for abortion rights in states across the...

Cannabis Commission Reconfigured, With Familiar Faces

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) named new members to the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission on Tuesday – but there will be plenty of...

Here’s a Look at the New State Laws Taking Effect on Tuesday

Hundreds of Maryland laws are going into effect Tuesday, spanning subjects from criminal justice reform to election law to the state’s medical cannabis commission.A...

Why Abortion Rates Are Down as Access Holds Steady in Md.

U.S. abortion rates are declining nationwide, but the legislative stampede to get a precedent-overturning case to the Supreme Court that would strike down Roe...

Poll: Marylanders Unhappy With State of Democracy, Disapprove of Trump

Marylanders have a more favorable view of socialism than of President Trump’s job performance, according to polling data from Goucher College.About 27 percent of...

Proposed Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Settlement Creates Uncertainty in Md.

As one of the largest opioid manufacturers moves toward settlement with more than 2,000 counties and municipalities across America – including dozens in Maryland...