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Washington Co. Has School Nurses Through Summer

The Washington County Health Department and the local public schools superintendent say they have reached an agreement to continue providing school health services at least through the summer school session.

06/26/2012

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Md. To Require Licenses For Abortion Clinics

Maryland’s health department is adopting new regulations requiring licenses for surgical abortion clinics for the first time.

06/22/2012

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Maryland Pushes For Ban Of Baby Crib Bumpers

A crib is supposed to be a safe place for babies. But doctors say crib bumpers could turn it into a death trap.

06/10/2012

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Study: Howard Healthiest County In Md., Baltimore City Least Healthy

The rankings are out and two counties in Maryland took the top and bottom spot when it comes to being the healthiest.

04/07/2012

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Md. Health Officials Warn Against Cold Med Baczol

Maryland health officials are warning against using an unapproved medicine called Baczol, which has been found in some Maryland stores.

04/06/2012

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Baltimore To Expand Violence Mediation Program

Baltimore is expanding a public health campaign to cut gun violence through mediation and community outreach.

01/11/2012

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Baltimore Lowers Temperature For Winter Aid

Baltimore city officials say they are lowering the temperature needed for the city to offer additional services for the homeless during the winter.

12/09/2011

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Md. Report Shows Big Increase In Drug Treatment

A new Maryland health department report shows a large increase in the number of residents who are receiving drug treatment.

11/16/2011

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Cases Of Legionnaires’ Increase In Frederick Co.

Frederick County health officials say the number of cases of Legionnaire’s disease is higher than in the last five years, but it’s still relatively low.

11/14/2011

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Minority Health Disparities Conference Scheduled

Maryland’s health department is sponsoring the state’s annual minority health disparities conference.

10/04/2011

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Md. Officials To Announce Steps On Baby Crib Pads

The Maryland health department will be discussing its next steps in an investigation into baby crib bumper pads, which some studies have linked to asphyxia and death in young infants.

09/26/2011

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Anne Arundel County Health Officials Baiting Raccoons With Rabies Vaccine

Raccoons aren’t just a nuisance, they can also be dangerous. The cute and furry critters are the number one carrier of rabies.

09/07/2011

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