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Union wants lawmakers to revisit move of prescription drug plan to Medicare

A union that represents some of the state’s retirees is asking Gov. Larry Hogan and other lawmakers to reconsider moving the retiree’s prescription drug plan to the Medicare Part D program next year. Members of the Maryland Classified Employees Association held a rally at their Woodlawn headquarters...

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  • Osteoporosis is responsible for millions of broken bones a year. Do you have it?

    Osteoporosis is responsible for millions of broken bones a year. Do you have it?

    As people age, they become more likely to develop osteoporosis, a disease that occurs when bones lose density and mass, which can cause them to be brittle, weak and easily broken. Dr. Rhonda Randall, chief medical officer for UnitedHealthcare Retiree Solutions, answers questions about osteoporosis...

  • Heartburn help: Try these 6 tips

    Heartburn help: Try these 6 tips

    From the food or beverages consumed to the way we eat and when, there are many factors that play a role in the onset of heartburn. To help keep it at bay, internal medicine physician at Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center Dr. Keri Peterson recommends the following tips: 1) Be mindful...

  • A different approach to preventing child abuse

    A different approach to preventing child abuse

    Research shows that child abuse and neglect affects households across the country, and a majority of Americans view it as a public health problem and acknowledge that it is an issue in their community. In fact, a recent national survey by Research!America shows that 44 percent of non-Hispanic whites,...

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