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  • Jobs in Health

    Jobs in Health

    Learn about the wide variety of careers in the health-care field in the words of local professionals. Also see the latest hirings and promotions at Health Professionals on the Move.

  • Ask the expert

    Ask the Expert

    Health professionals in Maryland answer questions related to their field.

  • Coverage: 'Death with Dignity' debate

    Coverage: 'Death with Dignity' debate

    Follow our coverage of the issue and its ongoing controversy.

  • Collateral Damage

    Collateral Damage

    For more than a year, Baltimore Sun reporter Andrea K. McDaniels and photographer Lloyd Fox have examined the unseen impact of violence — on children, caregivers and victims’ relatives — in the Baltimore area. McDaniels wrote the articles while participating in The California Endowment Health Journalism...

  • Sun Investigates: Group Homes

    Sun Investigates: Group Homes

    A two-month investigation by The Baltimore Sun highlighted troubles at a LifeLine Inc. group home for disabled foster children, where a 10-year-old died in July. The Sun showed that state regulators were left in the dark about significant problems at LifeLine, including the founder’s conviction...

  • Sun coverage: Ebola in the news

    Sun coverage: Ebola in the news

    Read Baltimore Sun coverage of the 2014 world-wide Ebola outbreak.

  • House, Senate Republicans seal deal on $1.1B Zika measure

    House, Senate Republicans seal deal on $1.1B Zika measure

    House and Senate Republicans have reached agreement on a $1.1 billion measure to combat the Zika virus, but the measure is certain to draw opposition from Democrats and is unlikely to make it through the Senate. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers, R-Ky., announced the agreement...

  • Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids

    Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids

    Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans' medicine cabinets. With an overdose epidemic worsening,...

  • Bloomberg gift lures star professors to Johns Hopkins

    Bloomberg gift lures star professors to Johns Hopkins

    They came from Harvard, Michigan, Columbia and Cornell, every one an academic superstar. Their research crosses disciplines, tackling complex questions about the consequences of environmental regulations on the poor, computational methods for analyzing DNA, and statistical measures of the distribution...

  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health turns 100

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health turns 100

    When Baltimore's health commissioner and mayor were seeking state permission in the 1990s for the nation's first big-city needle exchange program for intravenous drug users, the two government officials knew there was powerful political opposition to anything that appeared to aid drug use. They...

  • Fewer sick, injured taken by police to Central Booking

    Fewer sick, injured taken by police to Central Booking

    With fewer people arrested in Baltimore over the last year, the number of detainees turned away by the Baltimore City Detention Center for wounds or illnesses has also fallen. The issue drew attention last April when prosecutors accused Baltimore police officers of ignoring Freddie Gray's pleas...

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