Health Care

Vote On UMMS Nominees Postponed as Audit Looms

The Maryland Senate is likely to postpone until March confirmation for replacements to the University of Maryland Medical System board of trustees, which was...

Report: Even in Md.’s Wealthiest County, Health Disparities Persist

"For decades, Howard County has been known for its forward-thinking approach to creating the highest quality of life, serving as a national example of...

Concern Over Coronavirus Cancels New Year Events in Maryland

Several Chinese New Year and Lunar New Year celebrations around Maryland were canceled after widespread concern about the coronavirus from local Chinese communities. “We really...

Lawmakers Unveil Plan to Reintroduce Paid Family Leave Legislation

Legislation that would provide partial pay to help workers who need to take time off to care for ailing relatives will be filed again...

Ferguson Skeptical That Aid-in-Dying Bill Can Move This Session

The Maryland General Assembly is unlikely to vote on an aid-in-dying measure this year because advocates appear to lack the support needed for passage,...

Senators Grill Reappointed UMMS Board Members About Scandal

Senators had sharp questions Monday night for members of the beleaguered University of Maryland Medical System board seeking reappointment after a self-dealing scandal that...

Sen. Carter Says She’ll Introduce Medicare for All Legislation

State Sen. Jill P. Carter (D-Baltimore City) announced Sunday that she and Del. Gabriel Acevero (D-Montgomery) will co-sponsor Medicare for All legislation during the...

Letter: Legislature Must Pass End of Life Options Act

Dear Editor:I've been a resident of Prince George's County for close to 60 years, and worked as a hospice volunteer for 20 years here....

Proposed Bill Would Alter Maryland’s Divorce Grounds

Maryland couples could file for divorce while living under the same roof under legislation heard in the House of Delegates Thursday. “The concern is for...

Opinion: Maryland Hospitals Need to Provide More Patient-Centric Care

Bob Atlas, president and CEO of the Maryland Hospital Association, wrote that Maryland hospitals are “doing it right” and should serve as a model...