Spread by the deer tick, Lyme disease is a lot more common than thought. Maryland is one of 13 states with the highest rates of infection.
The environment in which you live can be as disabling as a disease, and too often, older Americans wind up in a nursing home not because they’re super-sick but because they can’t get through their days safely at home.
The woman behind a dramatic and graphic anti-smoking commercial is being honored.
The CDC says public swimming pools are contaminated with fecal matter a majority of the time.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says at least 23 people have been urged to get rabies shots following the disclosure that four patients received organs from an infected donor.
Maryland health officials release new information about a rare case. A man dies of rabies he got through an organ transplant.
State health officials say the season’s first pediatric flu-related death has been confirmed in Maryland.
A new government report is raising more concern over energy drinks. It shows more people are heading to the emergency room after drinking them.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there has been another death in Maryland from fungal meningitis related to recalled medications.
This year’s flu season is the earliest since 2003-04 and that season was considered severe.
House lawmakers investigating a nationwide outbreak of deadly meningitis have summoned the head of the Food and Drug Administration to testify at the first congressional hearing on the issue next week.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that fungus found in tainted steroid shots matches the one behind the national outbreak. At the same time, a major health institution in Maryland has formulated vital information for treatment.