Baltimore Health Commissioner Issues Overdose Prevention PlanBaltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen announced Wednesday that the city plans to issue a “standing order” for a medication that completely reverses the effect of an opioid overdose.
13 Pharmacies Closed After Riots, Health Department Offers Help With PrescriptionsThe Baltimore City Health Department is trying to ensure prescription medicine is available to resident impacted by the civil unrest.
National Civil War Medicine Museum Exec. Director ResignsThe National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick is looking for a new executive director.
Baltimore Mayor Honors Henrietta LacksBaltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will honor the memory of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells continue to have an impact on medicine 65 years after they were taken during a medical procedure, in a lecture for Women's History Month.
Hopkins Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. With Annual EventThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital are celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of what would have been the civil rights leader's 86th birthday.
UMd. Event Highlights Infectious Disease ResearchSome of the nation's leading infectious-disease fighters are speaking at an event in Baltimore highlighting efforts to stop the spread of Ebola and AIDS.
Moveable Feast Provides Baltimore Patients With ‘Food As Medicine’ For 25 YearsWhen AIDS first spread, its victims were treated as outcasts. The sick found it hard to care for themselves and few people were willing to help.
Md. Schools Get $10.7M Grant To Study STDsThe University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases.
Shakira And Blake Shelton To Perform Together At The ACM AwardsThe two artists will perform their duet "Medicine" live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.
Academic Medical Centers Can Give Out Marijuana Under New LegislationThere’s finally a breakthrough for patients who use marijuana as medicine.
Physician Seeks Curbs On Insurer Limits For DrugsIt's taken years for Dr. Ronald Sroka, a Crofton primary care physician, to hone his skill at prescribing what he considers the right medications.
Feeling Out Of Sync? Movement May Be The Best MedicineCan shaking and dancing really make you feel better?