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  • Maryland poised for next phase of health reform

    Maryland poised for next phase of health reform
    Infinite Biomedical Technologies started to see the benefits of President Barack Obama's health reform law well before the Supreme Court decided its fate. The six-person medical device firm in East Baltimore, which develops technology for prosthetics,...
  • Many problems ahead for ACA

    Now that the Affordable Care Act in most of its bulk has been declared constitutional by the Supreme Court ("Reform moves ahead," June 29), there are numerous practical stumbling blocks to its implementation. According to the mandate, everyone in America...
  • Changes in the works at Healthy Howard

    Thousands of Howard residents have stepped from the parking lot of the Health Department offices through the glass door to the county's Door to HealthCare program in the past 18 months, using this portion of the innovative Healthy Howard project to search...
  • Growing treatment numbers clash with addiction center closures

    Growing treatment numbers clash with addiction center closures
    When state officials sent out a recent news release to detail their success providing 20,600 more Marylanders with drug and alcohol treatment, the description appeared vastly different than what some providers on the ground were saying.  The Baltimore...
  • Executives from Hopkins, UMMS, CareFirst weigh in on health care reform

    Executives from Hopkins, UMMS, CareFirst weigh in on health care reform
    The Supreme Court's recent ruling on federal health care reform may have settled legal concerns, but the heads of Maryland's top insurer and two largest medical institutions said there are still unanswered questions and worries about the law. "There...
  • Mitt Romney's question-mark economy

    Mitt Romney's question-mark economy
    We're closing in on Election Day, but the questions about what Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would do if elected are only growing larger. Rarely before in American history has a presidential ticket campaigned on such a blank slate. Yet, paradoxically, not...
  • Group urges pregnant women to maintain good dental care

    Group urges pregnant women to maintain good dental care
    With so many things to think about, expectant mothers sometimes neglect their teeth, but this can have implications for their unborn babies. In response, the advocacy group Maryland Dental Action Coalition is educating women about proper oral hygiene...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Md. infant mortality rate at record low for second year

    Md. infant mortality rate at record low for second year
    Maryland maintained a record low infant mortality rate for the second year in a row, statistics cheered by state leaders, though the rate continued to outpace the national average. The statistic shows deaths among infants under a year old and was 6.7...
  • Social Security supporters tap seniors for campaign season advocacy

    Social Security advocates had a message last week for an audience of Maryland seniors on the 77th anniversary of the federal benefits program: Let's not be the last generation to retire. The Alliance for Retired Americans and Social Security Works...
  • The key role of nursing homes

    Many people think of nursing homes as places to go to die. But here in Maryland, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers are in fact places people go to live. They are a big part of the solution to the state's health care challenges, providing...
  • Decline in circumcisions costing health care system billions, study finds

    Decline in circumcisions costing health care system billions, study finds
    A 20-year decline in male circumcision has cost the country $2 billion in medical costs that could have been prevented, Johns Hopkins researchers say in a study released Monday. In what is believed to be the first look at the economic impact of male...