Health Care

UMD Setting Trend With ‘Cool Foods’ in Dining Halls

The University of Maryland became the first university system this semester to sign the Cool Foods Pledge to reduce the environmental footprint of campus...

Like White House Hopefuls, Md. Dems Split on ‘Medicare for All’

The heated health care debate that’s dividing Democrats at the national level is splitting them up in Maryland, too. Four of the state’s eight members...

Opinion: Surprise Billing Fix Shouldn’t Undermine Maryland’s Current Medical System

  Congress is currently working on legislation to address surprise medical billing — an issue that impacts too many patients across the country. As the president...

Colleagues Mourn Regent Katrina Dennis After Her Cancer Death

A University of Maryland regent died Saturday after a long fight with cancer – in the middle of a medical malpractice trial over her...

Opinion: This Labor Day, Md. Workers Should Celebrate Gains, Unite for the Fights Ahead

This Labor Day is a complex one for Maryland’s workers.On the one hand, we have much to celebrate. By organizing together at our workplaces...

Critics Suggest Hogan Is Ignoring Key Elements of Prescription Drug Bill

The leaders in the effort to reduce the cost of prescription drugs in Maryland are expressing alarm that Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R)...

Legislative Leaders, Frosh Tap Prescription Drug Board Members, Await Hogan Action

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert) and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) announced Thursday that they were appointing former state...

Frosh, 15-State Coalition Join Lawsuit Over Indiana Abortion Clinic

Maryland’s attorney general is taking the fight for abortion rights to Indiana.Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) joined 15 colleagues who filed an amicus...

Congressional Report Shows Marylanders at the Mercy of PhRMA

Seniors and uninsured people who have diabetes pay far more for insulin and their other medications than they should, a new congressional report concludes, because federal...

Wen Back in D.C. for Work After Planned Parenthood Departure

Maryland’s Leana Wen is headed back to Washington, D.C. – for work that is.A month after she departed as national president of Planned Parenthood,...