| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:16 AM
A Loyola University Maryland student has been diagnosed with possible bacterial meningitis and is in serious condition at local hospital, school officials said Thursday.
Loyola spokesman Nick Alexopulos said the diagnosis is pending laboratory...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It was a year of significant changes in how health care is delivered in Maryland. Here are some highlights:
Rocky rollout for Obamacare
Years of effort preparing for the Affordable Care Act culminated with the opening of state and federal health...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Food and Drug Administration would play a broader role in regulating specialty pharmacies, such as the one responsible for last year's deadly outbreak of meningitis, under legislation approved by Congress on Monday and expected to be signed by...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are closing in on a deal to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority over the type of drugs that caused a deadly outbreak of meningitis last year, advocates close to the issue said Tuesday.
Though details of the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:54 AM
A Baltimore County pain treatment center is resisting involvement in a probe into the deadly national fungal meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroids last year.
Baltimore Pain Management Center, which received some doses of the recalled...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:53 PM
Seven Maryland health care centers that received tainted steroids linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak will be required to turn over documents and give testimony under subpoenas filed last week in a federal lawsuit.
A steering committee of...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Trish Perl traveled halfway around the world last month to trace the outbreak of a deadly SARS-like disease in Saudi Arabia that's spreading.
She and two colleagues pored over hospital records, tracking the spread of...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In July, authorities discovered that a radiology technician who had worked in Maryland and several other states had been injecting himself with narcotics-filled syringes, refilling them with saline and leaving them behind for use on patients. More than 1,...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A dozen or more cases of mumps have been reported among Loyola University Maryland students over the past month, prompting officials to alert the campus community to signs of the rare virus that has spread rapidly across college campuses in recent...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:54 PM
State health officials are looking into two cases of meningitis, including one death, that may have been caused by spinal injections.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which announced the cases late Wednesday, would not release...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Technicians at the Cape Apothecary compounding pharmacy in Annapolis spend their days mixing drugs that are no longer sold commercially or creating specialized batches of medicine for patients such as children who can't handle the normal dose.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:49 AM
WEATHER: Cloudy early in the day, then mostly sunny with a high near 71. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 48.
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