Health Care

‘Real Rush’ of Trump Rules Expected Ahead of 2020 Election

The Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from auto emissions to...

Eight New Appointees Named to UMMS, Completing Board Overhaul

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) named eight new appointees to the beleaguered University of Maryland Medical System board, including three returning members.The appointments...

Fields of Waste: Artificial Turf Becomes Mounting Disposal Mess

This story was reprinted with permission from FairWarning (www.fairwarning.org), a nonprofit news organization based in Southern California that focuses on public health, consumer, workplace and...

Md. Activists Vow to Enshrine Obamacare Provisions Now Threatened by Courts

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act in Maryland said Thursday they were disappointed but not surprised by a federal appeals court's ruling against the...

Medical Examiner’s Office Gets Temporary Chief

With Maryland's chief medical examiner, David R. Fowler, due to retire at the end of the month, the Maryland Department of Health announced Tuesday...

Letter to the Editor: Md. Can’t Afford to Wait on Paid Family Leave

To to the Editor:Congress continues to take baby steps towards passage of a comprehensive Paid Family Leave program, but Marylanders can’t afford to wait...

Md. Advocates Cheer as Prescription Drug Bill Named for Cummings Clears House 

The U.S. House passed a landmark health care measure Thursday that proponents say would dramatically reduce the rising cost of prescription drugs and significantly...

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...