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  • It's never too late to do the right thing [Letter]

    It's never too late to do the right thing [Letter]
    We, three retired health professionals, applaud Congressman Elijah Cummings for introducing HR 3120, the Comprehensive Dental Reform Act. His bill, identical to SB 1522, introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders, if enacted, would fill a gap in the health care legislation of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Dental reform act could save lives [Commentary]

    Dental reform act could save lives [Commentary]
    12-year-old Deamonte Driver of Prince George's County came home from school in February 2007 with a headache, which had started as a toothache days before. His mother, who made ends meet with low paying jobs, searched for a dentist who would accept...

    More Maryland children getting dental care

    More Maryland children getting dental care
    The number of children in Maryland with untreated tooth decay dropped 41 percent from 2001 to 2011, according to a new state report. The assessment of children in kindergarten and third grade  was conducted by the University of Maryland School of...

    Birthdays, groundhogs kick off February in HdG

    What? Is it already February, dear readers? February introduces African-American History (Black History) month. Feb. 1 is National Freedom Day. Happy Groundhog Day on Feb. 2. At 7:30 a.m. Punxsatawney Phil will emerge from a simulated tree trunk on...

    UM clinic offers compassionate dental care to HIV/AIDS patients

    UM clinic offers compassionate dental care to HIV/AIDS patients
    When his private dentist passed away, Henry Yeakel quickly searched for a new dental home. While some might have thumbed through a phone book to find the closest provider, Yeakel didn't have that luxury. He needed a dentist who could cater to his unique...