A new Maryland health department report shows a large increase in the number of residents who are receiving drug treatment.
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.
Maryland’s health department is sponsoring the state’s annual minority health disparities conference.
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.