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.
Raccoons aren’t just a nuisance, they can also be dangerous. The cute and furry critters are the number one carrier of rabies.
Health alert on the train. A person carrying a very contagious illness came through the Baltimore area.
Animal Control has already collected 188 bats this year. A dozen tested positive for rabies, compared to 11 of 222 bats in all of 2010.
.A state audit has found the state health department lacked adequate controls over vital records like birth certificates.
Maryland has received a $27 million federal grant to fund the state’s health benefit exchange.
Maryland health authorities say four more deaths have been linked to the hot weather, bringing the total for the season to 25.
Maryland’s health department has drafted new regulations for clinics where surgical abortions are performed, after a woman required emergency surgery following an abortion performed by an unlicensed doctor at an Elkton clinic last year.
Last week’s heat wave scorched the Baltimore area, leaving three people in Maryland dead.
A rare disease has claimed the life of an MTA worker. He died from bacterial meningitis.
The Cecil County Health Department says three beaches have failed to meet water quality regulations.
Because of predicted high temperatures and potential danger, Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot is declaring Monday and Tuesday a Code Red Heat Alert day.