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Company Gets 3-Year Contract To Manage Md. State HospitalA Hagerstown company will continue managing a state-owned hospital for the chronically ill for the next three years.
5 Die From Hypothermia In Maryland In MonthState public health officials say Maryland has seen its first deaths from hypothermia this season, with five people dying from cold-related conditions in a month.
Md. Court Dismisses Swim School's LawsuitA Carroll County judge is dismissing a lawsuit filed by a children's swimming school chain against the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Md. Reports First Hypothermia Death This SeasonPublic health officials say the state has had its first hypothermia-related death of the season.
Frederick Group Urges Md. To Regulate BiolabsA watchdog group in Frederick is urging state licensing and registration of laboratories that handle certain deadly pathogens.
First Case Of Flu Confirmed In Md.State health officials say the first case of influenza of the 2013-'14 season has been confirmed.
Second Hypothermia Death Confirmed In Md.State health officials say a second death from hypothermia has been confirmed in Maryland.
Md. Health Dept. Confirms 2012's First Flu Cases; 4 Children Affected, 1 HospitalizedThis year's first cases of the flu virus are confirmed in Maryland and it's already landed one local child in the hospital.
Health Officials Report 15 Infected With Meningitis In Md.; 4 More States Report CasesA meningitis outbreak continues to spiral. Health officials in Maryland are now confirming a fifteenth case of the disease.
Md. Panel On Biolab Safety Will Hold First Meeting In BaltimoreA state work group on private laboratories that handle dangerous pathogens is holding its first meeting at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in Baltimore.
Md. Mulls Voluntary Standards For Crib Bumper PadsThe state of Maryland plans to hold hearings on adopting voluntary safety standards on crib bumper pads.
Fans Possibly Exposed To Rabies After A Bat Swoops In During Last Friday's Ravens GameAn unusual health warning goes out to Ravens fans. Some people in the stands at last Friday's game against the Detroit Lions may have been exposed to rabies.
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