Federal regulators have approved a cholera vaccine developed by the University of Maryland that will provide U.S. travelers with the first defense against the virulent infection common in many poor countries.
The FDA approved Vaxchora this month, and its maker says it could be available as early as this fall.Read more
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill brought their initiative to find a cure for cancer to communities across the country Wednesday, including at the March's Life Tribute Center in Randallstown.Read more
State health officials continue to link overdose deaths to opioidsRead more
A group of local doctors plans to open a medical marijuana testing facility in Columbia to ensure product quality as the state prepares to launch its burgeoning therapeutic cannabis industry.
Testing is required by state law for cannabis growers, which presented an opportunity for the group of four doctors, led by Dr.Read more
Johns Hopkins, University of Maryland share grant money to investigate cancerRead more
More than 130 members of Congress, including several from Maryland, joined with progressive and gay rights advocacy groups to call on federal regulators Tuesday to lift a requirement that gay and bisexual men remain celibate for a year before donating blood.They signed letters urging the Food and Drug Administration to change the rule, arguing that the ban is discriminatory and unnecessary becauseRead more