Health Care

Here Is a Capsule Look at 10 Bills Hogan Allowed to Become Law

By Friday afternoon, when his office announced which bills he’d  veto and which bills he’d let become law without his signature, Gov. Lawrence J....

Hogan Vetoes 8 Bills, Allows Prescription Affordability and Styrofoam Measures Through

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) on Friday used the lead-in to the long holiday weekend to veto eight bills while allowing dozens of...

Maricé Morales: Graduations. Guns. And ‘Girl Power?’

May has brought with it an emotional rollercoaster for many across America. It has been a month of graduations, guns and “girl power?”I italicize...

Abortion Rights Advocates Schedule Half a Dozen Rallies in Md. Tuesday

Pro-choice groups and their allies have scheduled a national day of action Tuesday to show support for reproductive rights. There will be gatherings in...

Frank DeFilippo: Why Are Prescription Drug Ads Still on TV?

There’s a quick and easy cure for the opioid curse. Turn off the television sets. Better yet, outlaw all pharmaceutical advertising the way that...

Md. Abortion Rights Supporters Mobilize in Response to Alabama Ban

National abortion rights activists, alarmed that a handful of states have enacted extreme abortion bans in recent weeks, have called for a national day...

Frosh Files Consumer Protection Charges Against Purdue Pharma, Sackler Family

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) brought consumer protection charges Thursday against the manufacturer of OxyContin, saying members of the family that controls...

National Report Paints Bleak Picture of Opioid Addiction in Western Md.

The opioid epidemic is hitting communities in Appalachia harder than those in other parts of the country, according to a new report by the...

Maryland Moves Up in Best State Ranking, From 13th to 6th

Maryland is again among the top states in the nation, according to a new ranking by U.S. News & World Report.The state now ranks...

Lobbyist Julia Pitcher Worcester to Take PhRMA Gig

Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America – better known as PhRMA – has tapped Annapolis contract lobbyist Julia Pitcher Worcester to be its director...