As the state struggled under the national spotlight to fix its deeply flawed online health insurance marketplace last year, officials awarded more than $84 million in contracts without competition, about a third of the money spent on the troubled website.
Binge drinking in Maryland is on the rise, driven in large part by women whose rate jumped 34.7 percent from 2005 to 2012, according to new estimates published online Thursday in the Journal of Public Health.
On a recent day, 21/2-year-old Connor was busy helping his grandmother make cookies, a normal family scene except for what happened before the bowls and measuring spoons came out.
No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities.
Baltimore Orioles minor-league outfielder Nolan Reimold filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging negligent medical care at Johns Hopkins Hospital, claiming he was cleared to resume play too quickly after spinal surgery, causing additional damage.
The owner of an Owings Mills imaging firm was accused in a federal indictment this week of contributing to the deaths of four people whose disease and infection were not caught on X-rays because employees were not qualified to read them.
Unconscious and with furry yellow paws in the air, Otter was guided into the MRI machine.
The University of Maryland School of Medicine plans to form an Institute for Global Health to build on vaccine development and other domestic and international public health efforts long underway.