Health Care

Report: Courts Chipping Away at Backlog of Asbestos Cases

Maryland's court system is slowly chipping away at the prodigious backlog of asbestos-related litigation, according to a report prepared this week for the General...

Medical Cannabis Commission Seeks Outside Review of License Process

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission will hire an independent firm to investigate concerns about a new application process for marijuana growers and processors that...

Lawmakers Eye Massachusetts Model for Md. Health Care System

It’s not often that a lawmaker will claim to be “salivating” to get a policy briefing in the middle of the General Assembly’s nine-month...

Medicare-for-All Advocates Host Town Hall Targeting Trone

Maryland progressive groups are continuing to attempt to pressure members of the state’s congressional delegation who have not signed on as co-sponsors of the...

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...