Despite an extensive investigation, state health officials do not know the cause of an outbreak that sickened hundreds of people who attended a beer and oyster festival at Fager’s Island Restaurant in Ocean City last year.
Medical alert systems, which give people a line to paramedics when there is an emergency, are good for the elderly, disabled and people who are prone to falling. Shannon Gettier, manager of Griswold Home Care of Harford and Cecil counties, talks about the different types of medical alert systems.
CVS placed containers for the disposal of unused prescription drugs in 750 stores, including 19 in Maryland, to help fight the opioid overdose epidemic. CVS Health has also donated disposal kiosks to Maryland police departments in Hampstead, Ellicott City and Rising Sun.
Frozen tuberculosis spilled within the Johns Hopkins Cancer Research Building, creating a potential hazard after a latch failed on a transport container, an official with the medical institution said Friday.
The spread of illnesses from mosquito, tick Lyme disease and other illnesses spread from mosquito, tick and flea bites more than tripled from 2004 to 2016 in what the Centers for Disease Control has called an increasing public health risks.
The National Institutes of Health halted funding of a $100 million study involving Johns Hopkins researchers that looked at whether one drink of alcohol a day can decrease the risk of heart disease and diabetes because the lead researcher and some agency employees were too cozy with the industry.
The odds already are higher that these children could suffer from depression, anxiety and other issues because they are coming from violent countries and volatile situations that have likely stressed and traumatized them.
Dr. Paul Lipkin and his daughter, Dr. Eliza Gordon-Lipkin, both of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, worked on a study on the relationship between autism, ADHD and other mental health disorders in children.
Beyond the classroom, the relationship between rapper Diablo Flamez and professor Toby Gordon, who live in neighborhoods of Baltimore that seem worlds apart, has blossomed into a strong, albeit unorthodox, friendship.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the health system for former military personnel, thinks sentiments like this are keeping many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans from using their services. An initiative aims to change that.
Amtrak joins airports, hospitals, stadiums and other businesses around the country that have improved accommodations for women who say they want to do what is best for the health of their babies, but get discouraged by the lack of support for breastfeeding.
A former pharmacist turned humanitarian worker from Syria has received a full scholarship to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, but worried that he won't be able to get a visa because of restrictions put in place by the Trump administration.
Trapped and in disbelief, freelance photographer Max Robinson began chronicling the storm on Twitter with videos, photos and commentary. His account went viral and even got the attention of media outlets.