Health Care

As BPW Prepares for Budget Cuts, Liberal Groups Argue They’ll Hurt Md.’s Neediest

The Board of Public Works, which has sole domain over the state budget when the General Assembly isn't in session, is expected to vote...

As State Extends Health Care Signup Period Again, Frosh Presses for New Federal Enrollments

Despite an historic pandemic, the Trump administration has refused to allow people who don’t have health insurance the opportunity to purchase coverage through the...

Bd. of Public Works OK’s Payout to Drug Companies After Court Overturns State Law

The State of Maryland will pay nearly half a million dollars to compensate drug manufacturers for legal fees they incurred fighting legislation approved by...

Frosh: Virus’ Unequal Devastation in Communities of Color Must Guide the Response

As we lead the world in COVID-19 victims, we’re also watching a second tragedy unfold: the pandemic’s disproportionate impact on people of color. And...

Alsobrooks Seeks New Health Center Instead of Expanded Police Training Facility

Prince George’s County officials plan to forgo expanding a police training facility and will instead fund a $20 million public health facility, County Executive...

With State Budget Woes, Advocates Fear for Future of Developmental Disability Service Providers

Like many others in this uncertain time, Linda Cades of Kent County is a concerned parent.Her adult son, Aaron, is a client at the...
Health Equity

Opinion: Health Equity = Racial Justice

There is a direct line between the message of systemic racism that has been playing out across America and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19...

Md. Scientists Want to Study Whether Polio Vaccine Temporarily Halts COVID-19 Spread

Two scientists from Maryland — including a groundbreaking AIDS researcher — are pursuing government funding for a study to determine whether the vaccine used...

Opinion: Medicine for Health and Peace

We are all wondering how the United States will heal after the pandemic. The future should have better jobs, an improved health care system,...

Two Counties Announce More Reopening, Expert Warns Against Lifting Limits

Two of Maryland’s largest counties announced on Thursday they will follow the state in returning to commerce and allowing more social interaction in the...