Health Care

Maryland to Wind Down Mass-Vaccination Sites Over the Next Few Weeks

If you were planning to get a COVID-19 vaccine at one of Maryland’s “mass vaccination” sites, you might want to get moving. Over the next...

New Law Will Close ‘Loophole’ in Appeals of Autopsy Findings

Rev. Marguerite Morris fought for her daughter, Katherine Sarah Morris, for nearly a decade.Katherine died in 2012 after charcoal grills were lit in her...

Health Department Urges Vaccination for Vulnerable Populations, Community Leaders Call For More Resources

“Our message today is that the vaccines are the best shot that we have at ending the pandemic,” said Baltimore City NAACP President the...

Opinion: A Road Map to Combating Overdose Deaths

Misunderstandings about drug use and addiction run rampant, undermining the ability to reverse soaring overdose fatalities — a number that has quadrupled in the...

Opinion: Why Don’t We Have an HIV/AIDS Vaccine After All These Years?

Smallpox has been eradicated from the face of the Earth following a highly effective, worldwide vaccination campaign. Paralytic poliomyelitis is no longer a problem in the...
Health Insurance

Ex-Raven Kyle Richardson: State’s Seniors Deserve More Health Insurance Protection

Medicare-eligible seniors in Maryland suffer from a limited number of health insurance benefit options compared to other states. While the share of Medicare beneficiaries...
Police

Maryland Inmates Promised Snacks, Commissary Packages If They Choose Vaccination

The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has created an incentive program to encourage its incarcerated population to volunteer to receive the COVID-19...

Opinion: What Explains Black Women’s Higher Rate of Horrible Birth Stories? Nothing But Racism

Tatyana Ali, who starred as Ashley Banks on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” from 1990 to 1996, entered Harvard the next year where she...

Report: Maryland Is the Worst State for Nurses

National Nurses Week kicked off on Thursday, and with it comes a study that suggests of all 50 states, Maryland is the worst for...

White House on Biden Families Plan: ‘An Investment in Maryland’s Children’

As the Biden administration peddles its American Families Plan — which it describes as "a once-in-a-generation investment in the foundations of middle-class prosperity" —...