AP Exclusive: Medicare Safeguard Overwhelmed By Pricey DrugsA safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show.
Licenses To Grow Medical Marijuana In Md. To Be Awarded SoonNearly a year after the deadline to apply to grow medical marijuana in Maryland, the first licenses are on track to be awarded soon.
MDA Ramps Up Efforts to Control Mosquitoes, Tackle Zika VirusExtra effort is underway in Maryland to control mosquitoes and the Zika virus.
Nutrition Labels Coming to A Beer Near YouBeer drinkers may soon see just how nutritious that cold beverage is due to a new voluntary disclosure initiative.
Billboard Combating Heroin Addiction Removed After BacklashA billboard aimed at trying to curb heroin addiction backfired; a county health department was forced to remove it.
Giant Food Issues Recall Of Betty Crocker Super Moist Cake Mixes Giant Food has recalled some Betty Crocker Super Moist Cake Mixes that are potentially linked to an outbreak of E. coli.
New Kidneys 40 Years Apart Show Transplant Progress, HurdlesBrenda Hudson recalls weeks spent in a glass-enclosed isolation room after her first kidney transplant, her family allowed to visit only when suited up against germs.
Md. Company To Develop Early-Stage Zika VaccineThe Maryland-based drug developer Emergent BioSolutions has received a multi-million dollar contract to help with the Zika health crisis.
Stay Cool! First Extended Hot Spell Of The Season Is HereThe heat is on in Maryland. Much of the state is facing a Code Orange alert.
Getting Overdose Antidote With Painkillers May Cut ER VisitsA new study says patients prescribed an overdose antidote along with opioids made fewer painkiller-related visits to the emergency room.
Md. Health Officials Work To Tackle Growing Heroin EpidemicThere has been a surge in overdose deaths, according to the Maryland Department of Health.
Young Patients At Sinai Hospital Get Special Day Of PamperingMakeup artists and manicurists took over for doctors at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, giving their youngest patients a little pampering.