Healthy options are coming to Howard County, but some think the carrot is a stick.
The state health department won a three-year, $815,745 federal grant to expand enrollment in substance abuse treatment in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County, which have the highest rates of opioid-related emergency room visits.
When a particularly lethal outbreak of a never-before-seen virus began spreading around Saudi Arabia in 2012, a few researchers in Maryland and around the United States already had a jump on the investigation into its origins.
A program launched in 2011 by the state's largest health insurer to better coordinate patient care has slowed its overall pace of spending, avoiding millions in costs for the company and those it insures, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield reported Thursday.
Epilepsy is a common disorder that causes seizures, but most people who suffer from it can be treated with medications. Trial and error is often needed to find the proper drugs and dosage, according to Dr. P. Jay Foreman, director of the Epilepsy Center at the Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain &...
Maryland health officials are seeking permission to use federal dollars to pay for Medicaid patients to get substance-abuse and mental-health treatment outside the state's general hospitals.
Thirteen sleep-related infant deaths reported in 2014, one better than previous low
The company state officials blame for the botched rollout of Maryland's online health exchange will repay $45 million to settle the claims in an agreement announced Tuesday.