Health Care

America’s Health Rankings for 2019: How Maryland Rates

The United Health Foundation recently released the 30th edition of its America's Health Rankings Annual Report, which represents the longest-running state-by-state analysis of the...

Maryland Moving Closer to Final Rules for Cannabis Edibles

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission could pass final rules for the sale of edibles in the state next week.The commission’s policy committee unanimously approved...

115 Lawmakers Earn Perfect Scores from PIRG for 2019 Session

Two-thirds of the Maryland General Assembly – all Democrats – received a perfect score on a new report card from the Maryland Public Interest...

Parris Glendening: Congress Must Solve Surprise Medical Billing the Right Way

Anyone who has gone through the hassle and burden of dealing with a surprise medical bill understands how important it is for Congress to...

Md. Reports Lowest Number of New HIV Cases in Over 30 Years

The number of newly reported HIV cases this year is the lowest it’s been in Maryland in over 30 years.That’s according to the Maryland...

Senate Committee Vice Chair Resigns

State Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam (D-Baltimore County), the vice chairwoman of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee who has battled multiple health problems in...

Franchot’s E-Cig Task Force Set to Kick Off Next Week

State Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) said Tuesday that he will convene the first meeting of the e-facts Task Force on Electronic Smoking Devices...

Opinion: Md. Leaders Must Step Up to Confront U.S. Bone Health Crisis

Our aging society is a daily topic of conversation, where dealing with ailments seem a normal occurrence – but sometimes it shouldn’t be. Imagine falling...

Md. Sen. Hough Attends White House Vaping Meeting

A Maryland state senator was part of the crowd that shared their thoughts about youth vaping with President Trump at the White House on...

Maryland Lawmakers to Pursue Flavored Vaping Ban

A Maryland doctor is planning to introduce a bill in the upcoming legislative session to ban flavored e-cigarettes.Sen. Clarence K. Lam (D-Howard), the Senate’s...