Meredith Cohn

Writer

Meredith Cohn came to The Sun in 2000 to cover commercial real estate after nearly a decade covering politics and business. Most of her recent time, however, has been dedicated to health and medicine, following all the advances in research at local institutions and the launching of the state’s online health insurance exchange. A runner since junior high and a particular eater for almost as long, she tries to keep up on health and fitness trends.

Recent Articles

  • University of Maryland adds inpatient floors to planned Midtown tower

    University of Maryland adds inpatient floors to planned Midtown tower

    The University of Maryland Medical Center plans to add three inpatient floors atop a planned 10-story outpatient center at its Midtown campus, center officials said Thursday. The hospital is adding the floors in anticipation of future patient care needs and an expected expansion of services offered...

  • Hospitalist group changes name as it seeks to grow

    Hospitalist group changes name as it seeks to grow

    MDICS, a private hospitalist group, has changed its name to Adfinitas Health as it seeks to expand to new hospitals. The group, Maryland Inpatient Care Specialists, currently serves five hospitals in Maryland, including Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince...

  • Health care debate a source of anxiety for state's Obamacare enrollees

    Health care debate a source of anxiety for state's Obamacare enrollees

    The first health insurance policy Lisa Eimer purchased under Obamacare in 2014 was canceled. The price of the next plan shot up about 20 percent in a year. When the 35-year-old Nottingham woman describes her coverage during the early days of the Affordable Care Act, she uses words such as “fantastic.”...

  • United Foods opens Belcamp plant making soy sauce packets, Korean barbeque sauce

    United Foods opens Belcamp plant making soy sauce packets, Korean barbeque sauce

    Inside United Foods International’s new Belcamp manufacturing plant, the walls and floors gleam white, hulking Japanese-engineered equipment hums and there is a whiff of soy sauce in the air. The Japanese maker of Asian sauces and spices chose Harford County for its plant, which officially opened...

  • Baltimore police add crisis response team

    Baltimore police add crisis response team

    For the past six weeks, a Baltimore police officer has been taking a social worker on calls that involve people in the throes of a mental health crisis in an effort to calm situations that can easily move from tense to violent. The pair make up a crisis response team that has answered 85 calls...

  • Legg Mason earnings up for quarter

    Legg Mason earnings up for quarter

    Legg Mason reported a profit of $50.9 million for its first quarter, compared with $33.5 million in the same April- to-June period last year. Earnings per share rose to 52 cents from 31 cents a year ago, beating analysts expectations. The consensus analysts' expectation was 43 cents a share, according...

  • Amazon to hire 1,200 in Maryland, 50,000 across the country at fulfillment centers

    Amazon to hire 1,200 in Maryland, 50,000 across the country at fulfillment centers

    Amazon plans to hire 50,000 people across the country, including 1,200 in Maryland, to work in its fulfillment facilities, the company said Wednesday. The Seattle-based giant online shopping site will host a “jobs day” on Aug. 2 in Baltimore and nine other cities, offering tours and information...

  • Brands turn to loyal customers to serve as their ambassadors

    Brands turn to loyal customers to serve as their ambassadors

    When Lauren Seserko wanted to get back into shape after college about five years ago, she went to the running store near her home in Baltimore for good shoes, a training team and advice on items to help her go faster and farther. Now a seasoned marathoner, she’s worked to encourage and guide others...

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