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Battle Against Time: 4-Year-Old Needs Heart Transplant

Every day–every hour–could make a difference in the life of little Madison Parrott. It’s a battle against time for the 4-year-old, who is at the top of the waiting list for a lifesaving heart transplant.

02/04/2014

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Md. Health Exchange Bill Receives Final Approval

The Maryland Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill to help people who could not enroll in a private health plan on Maryland’s health exchange website due to computer problems, sending the measure to Gov. Martin O’Malley who will sign the legislation.

01/29/2014

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Md. House OKs Bill On Health Exchange Problems

The Maryland House of Delegates voted on Tuesday to provide health insurance retroactive to the first of the year for people who tried to enroll on the state’s online health exchange but couldn’t complete the process due to computer problems with a state website.

01/28/2014

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Frigid Temps Causing Major Transportation And Health Problems

There’s no escaping the deep freeze. It was another day of bitter cold temperatures.

01/24/2014

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Md. Health Exchange Reports Retroactive Numbers

Maryland’s health exchange says 1,407 households have registered for a retroactive coverage option offered by insurers in the exchange.

01/24/2014

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Md. Senate OKs Bill On Health Exchange Problems

The General Assembly is on its way to the rescue of hundreds of Marylanders locked out of the health care exchange by computer glitches.

01/21/2014

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Programming Error Affects Md. Medicaid Packages

Maryland health officials are blaming a programming error for causing some Medicaid enrollment packages to be sent to the wrong address.

01/19/2014

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Md. To Provide Retroactive Health Insurance To Those Who Had Trouble Enrolling Online

Top state leaders are attempting to make up for the time lost by customers who couldn’t get online in time to sign up on the state health insurance exchange.

01/14/2014

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Md. Health Secretary: Deal Made With Exchange Providers

Maryland’s health secretary said Monday night that an agreement has been reached to retroactively provide health insurance to people who had computer problems when trying to enroll in the state’s troubled online insurance exchange.

01/14/2014

New Test Could Spot Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease

With more and more people being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, doctors say it’s critical to identify problems with memory and thinking as soon as possible. Now, a simple test could help spot the early signs of the disease. Click on the link for more information.

01/13/2014

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

01/09/2014

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

01/09/2014

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