People who eschew takeout for home cooking eat healthier foods, whether they aim to or not, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins University.
About 136,685 people enrolled in policies through the state's health exchange as of the Dec. 18 deadline for coverage beginning Jan. 1, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown reported Friday.
The Baltimore County health department said Friday it is monitoring for Legionnaires' disease at Oakwood Care Center, a 130-bed nursing home in Middle River, after one case was confirmed.
A state health department work group has developed a set of standards for how drugs to treat cancer and rheumatology and blood conditions are dosed and controlled, perhaps serving as a national model.
That teaspoon of acetaminophen parents give their children when they have a fever may not be a teaspoon at all. Studies show parents who use utensils from the kitchen drawer may inadvertently give their child too little or too much of all kinds of medicines, and that can sometimes lead to...
A day before the deadline to sign up on the Maryland exchange for health insurance that would start Jan. 1, thousands of residents risk losing their subsidies temporarily because they have not re-enrolled.
Unexpected deaths of infants and children dropped to 171 in 2013 from 302 in 2007, a 43 percent decline, according to new state health data.
These are the calls public health officials don't want this time of year, from procrastinators who haven't gotten the flu vaccine asking if it's still worthwhile.