UM Capital Region Health officials provided updates on new programs being implemented, behavioral health, campus development and community outreach efforts at Laurel Regional Hospital at the March 11 City Council meeting.
Minimal sleep loss can take a toll on your mood, energy level and ability to handle stress. Over time, sleep loss has been linked to other health consequences such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, depression, heart attack, stroke, and at-risk behaviors.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley of Iowa and House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings of Maryland are taking aim at the drug industry. So is President Donald Trump.
Edward H. Latchford, a certified public accountant who rose through the ranks to become vice president of finance for CSX Transportation and later was a Fruit Growers Express official, died Sunday from complications of diabetes at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 71.
Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson will house a new center to look for treatments and a cure for a rare genetic disease called Alstrom Syndrome and perhaps contribute to therapies for many other diseases.
Shortly after 7 p.m. on Tuesday, the Carroll County Health Department posted a special alert to its Facebook page. “There were eight potential overdoses in the past 24 hours throughout Carroll County,” the alert read.
A group of four Maryland government retirees sued the state and Gov. Larry Hogan on behalf of fellow retirees seeking to stop Maryland from moving them from a state prescription drug plan to a much more expensive federal plan.
From Scottsdale, Ariz., to the University of Oklahoma to Baltimore, rookie tight end Mark Andrews has preached the same message to children once like him: Diabetes doesn’t define you. It’s only a part of you.
Lions are ordinary people from all parts of the world who make a difference in the lives of their neighbors, especially those in need. There are nearly 1.5 million Lions in over 200 countries and geographic areas. Lions are men and women who serve their community here in Carroll County.
The Trump's administration's reproductive health plan would only treat patients who have health insurance from their employers or are wealthy enough to pay out-of-pocket. And it would require clinicians to knowingly withhold evidence-based treatment.
Carroll Hospital is hosting its second annual Wound Care Education Day on Friday, a free event for those who either have, or are at risk for developing hard to heal wounds and their caretakers or family members.
If you want the best shot at continuing in your own home as you age, staving off chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes is important. Staying healthy requires a healthy lifestyle and exercise. It’s not too late to become motivated to get up and get moving.
It’s National Public Health Week, an annual campaign of the American Public Health Association designed to help communicate what organizations such as the Carroll County Health Department do for their communities.
Passing the Baltimore City Healthy Kids’ Meal Bill, which would ban sugary drinks from kids' menus in restaurants, would make a tangible difference for all our children’s future. It’s the right thing to do.
A new study by Jed Fahey, a nutritional biochemist at Johns Hopkins, and a team of researchers based in Europe and the U.S. suggests that sulforaphane, a compound that is found naturally in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, can reduce some of the harmful effects of Type II diabetes in overweight adults.
While Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price was in West Virginia last week, he described methadone and buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorders as just "substituting one opioid for another." This statement swiftly, and rightly, drew widespread criticism from the medical community, including former Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy. On the surface, Dr. Price is correct: Both methadone and buprenorphine (brand name Suboxone) are synthetic opioids. However, taking them in the context