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First Heat-Related Deaths Of 2014 Announced

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has announced the first heat-related deaths of the 2014 season.

06/25/2014

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Legal Q&A: Appealing Medicaid Denials

In Maryland, the Decision form which the State sends out has the specific instructions regarding the steps necessary to appeal the denial of benefits.

07/08/2013

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Md. Health Dept. Confirms 2012’s First Flu Cases; 4 Children Affected, 1 Hospitalized

This year’s first cases of the flu virus are confirmed in Maryland and it’s already landed one local child in the hospital.

10/19/2012

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Md. Reports 16th Case Of Meningitis Linked To Steroid Shot

The number of meningitis cases linked to steroid injections for back pain continues to grow in Maryland.

10/16/2012

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Health Officials Report 15 Infected With Meningitis In Md.; 4 More States Report Cases

A meningitis outbreak continues to spiral. Health officials in Maryland are now confirming a fifteenth case of the disease.

10/14/2012

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Md. Health Dept. Shuts Down Timonium Cosmetic Surgery Center After 1 Death Due To Infection

A deadly infection shut down a Timonium cosmetic surgery center. Three people were sickened, one of them fatally, after undergoing a liposuction procedure. Now her family is speaking out to WJZ.

09/19/2012

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Md. May Help Rescue Shuttered Center For Disabled

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is seeking a role in the possible reopening of a Frederick nonprofit that provided jobs and training for the developmentally disabled.

07/30/2012

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Severe Heat Claims 9 Lives; Baltimore City Extends Heat Emergency For Another Week

It’s another sizzling hot summer evening. For the tenth straight day, temperatures soared above 90 degrees and it’s only going to get hotter. All across Maryland, people are trying to stay cool whether it’s with water or finding some much needed shade.

07/06/2012

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Md. Health Officials Investigating Measles Exposure In Catonsville, Easton & Baltimore

There’s a confirmed case of the measles in Maryland and the health department is warning others could have been exposed.

06/08/2011