Twelve cases of Zika virus have been identified in Maryland, a top state health official said Friday.
The emerging tropical disease can cause serious birth defects.
Dr. Howard M. Haft, the state's deputy secretary for public health services, spoke during a news conference called by Gov. Larry Hogan.Read more
Senior citizens already paying heavy premiums on their long-term care insurance plans strongly urged state regulators on Thursday to oppose any additional rate hikes wanted by insurance carriers.Read more
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Steep declines in birth rates among Hispanic and black teens has lead the overall rate across the nation to drop an all-time low, according to a new analysis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The rate among Hispanic teens aged 15-19 dropped 51 percent from 2006 to 2014, and 44 percent among black teens, CDC researchers reported.Read more
New research from Johns Hopkins shows it doesn't take a lot of air pollution to harm fetusesRead more
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