Dole Recalls Packaged Salads Due To Possible Listeria ContaminationU.S. health officials are warning the public not to eat certain brands of packaged salads, which they say are linked to two small, long-running listeria outbreaks in which three people died.
Maryland Sues Monsanto Over Chemicals' 'Long-Lasting Harm' On EnvironmentMaryland is suing agrochemical giant Monsanto over the toll the government believes the company's chemicals have taken on the state's environment, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said Tuesday.
US Gives Final Clearance To COVID-19 Shots For Kids 5 to 11In Maryland, the vaccines will mostly be given through pediatricians and school-based clinics.
Maryland OKs COVID-19 Booster Shots For 'Anyone Who Needs One'Calling federal approval of COVID-19 booster shots “long overdue,” Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday said Maryland will make the shots available immediately to any residents who need them.
'This Could Be Bad' | Baltimore Residents Worried As CDC Says Coronavirus Will Spread In The U.S.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday it expects the coronavirus will spread in the U.S. and asked citizens to prepare.
This Season's Flu Shot Offers 'Substantial Protection' In A Season Tough On ChildrenThe flu season is still in full swing and it's likely to continue for several more weeks, and if you haven't gotten a flu shot yet, you should, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
What You Need To Know About ShinglesThere's a good chance you or someone you know has had or will have shingles -- one in three U.S. adults will come down with it. But what exactly is the virus and how can you reduce your chance of getting sick?
3 Major STDs Becoming More Prevalent In Maryland, CDC SaysNew data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows three sexually transmitted diseases are increasing in prevalence in Maryland and the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Fentanyl Is The Deadliest Drug In America, CDC ConfirmsThe number of total drug overdoses jumped 54% each year between 2011 and 2016. In 2016, there were 63,632 drug overdose deaths.
CDC Director Who Owned Stocks In Beer, Soda, Tobacco, ResignsU.S. officials have announced that the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has resigned because of financial conflicts of interest.
Life Expectancy Declines In The U.S. For The First Time Since 1993Life expectancy for Americans in 2015 declined by .1 year, from 78.9 to to 78.8, according to the CDC.
Report: 1st U.S. Case of Germ Resistant to Last Resort DrugFor the first time, a U.S. patient has been infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort treatment.
Kicking the Habit: Adult Smoking Rate in U.S. Falling FastThe nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before.
Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions Are On The RisePlayground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.