Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings and another U.S. lawmaker sent a letter to the drug company that produces an antidote to heroin overdose that has been jumping in price as more police and health departments use it.
Doctors gave Army Sgt. Jacob Richardson a difficult choice after a gunshot to the thigh while on patrol in Iraq in September 2010 shattered his femur and frayed the surrounding nerves and tissue.
In the past five months, the pain has receded in Rachel Sandridge's back. Her legs aren't so sore and she has a lot more energy.
State auditors say Maryland's health department did not follow proper procedure when it hired a contractor to replace the system used to process Medicaid payments. The department later had to suspend work with the company.
Five Maryland-based health systems, comprising 10 hospitals, are forming an alliance to share ideas and programs that can cut costs and improve health care, the systems announced Tuesday.
Baltimore's teen pregnancy rate dropped by nearly a third from 2009 to 2013, far surpassing the city's goal for reducing the rate, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to announce today.