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  • Maryland gets $1.4 million from CDC for its Zika response

    Maryland gets $1.4 million from CDC for its Zika response

    Maryland, with 42 cases of the Zika virus, to get more federal money to track, prevent the Zika virus

  • Rash of break-ins hits city health clinic

    Rash of break-ins hits city health clinic

    A city health clinic was broken into a third time in two weeks last night, leaving city officials frustrated and employees of the facility unnerved. No patient files or drugs were stolen during the incidents at Eastern Health Clinic, where foot patrols by private security and Baltimore police officers...

  • People with history of skin cancer still getting sunburned, study finds

    People with history of skin cancer still getting sunburned, study finds

    You might think people with a history of nonmelanoma skin cancer would be extra cautious about protecting themselves from the sun. But recent research by Johns Hopkins scientists found that they are getting risky sunburns at the same rate as those who have never had skin cancer. The researchers...

  • Are pool workouts the next big thing? Swimwear giant Speedo is working on it

    Are pool workouts the next big thing? Swimwear giant Speedo is working on it

    When you think about a pool workout, you probably think “swimming.”  Think again.  Industry giant Speedo USA is trying to reposition its brand as the source of fitness inspiration and workouts, not just swimwear and swim-related accessories. The newly launched Speedo Fit is making the case for...

  • Why kicking the opioid habit can be so tough

    Why kicking the opioid habit can be so tough

    He was 26, a specialist fifth class with the U.S. Army and stationed abroad when an accident on the German Autobahn sent him careening through the windshield of his car. The now-60-year-old veteran prefers to withhold his name but not his story, of a decades-long struggle against chronic back pain...

  • Laurel Regional supporters hit the road to save the hospital

    Laurel Regional supporters hit the road to save the hospital

    Devin McCall, a Laurel resident and union representative for the 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, sat quietly in a window seat aboard an Academy charter bus that left Laurel Thursday headed for Annapolis. McCall was on his way, alongside nearly two dozen city residents and union workers,...

  • State provides $750,000 to help MedStar Health move to new Columbia HQ

    State provides $750,000 to help MedStar Health move to new Columbia HQ

    The Maryland Department of Commerce will provide MedStar Health with $750,000 in state aid plus tax credits to support the relocation of its headquarters in Columbia. MedStar Health, the state's largest health care provider, plans to move later this year to a new and more spacious headquarters...

  • Kaiser Permanente building proposed for Abingdon's Box Hill South area

    Kaiser Permanente building proposed for Abingdon's Box Hill South area

    A 26,100-square-foot office building, to house Kaiser Permanente, is being proposed at the corner of Box Hill South Parkway and Box Hill Corporate Center Drive in Abingdon. The plan was reviewed Wednesday by the Harford County Development Advisory Committee, or DAC. The office space would be the...

  • Kaiser opens new Baltimore medical offices

    Kaiser opens new Baltimore medical offices

    Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States opened its new Harbor Medical Center location on East Pratt Street in Baltimore this week. The 19,000-square-foot facility houses nine provider offices and 17 exam rooms and offers clinical services, including family medicine, obstetrics gynecology and...

  • Laurel hospital to cease inpatient services, upsetting community

    Laurel hospital to cease inpatient services, upsetting community

    The last time a hospital closed in Maryland, Bill Clinton was president, Celine Dion was at the top of the music charts and Michael Jordan announced his retirement from basketball. It was 1999 and Liberty Medical Center, New Children's Hospital and Church Hospital in Baltimore all shuttered their...

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