Johns Hopkins University Creates Stethoscope To Diagnose Lung AbnormalitiesHealth care workers in busy hospitals or noisy areas may benefit from a new digital stethoscope.
'Cancer Never Waits': Doctors Urge Patients Not To Skip Routine Screenings, Medical AppointmentsAs Americans get a handle on the coronavirus pandemic and managing life around it, health experts stress the importance of annual screenings and preventative care as restrictions lift.
Maryland Lawmakers Propose Alcohol Tax Hike For Health PlanMaryland lawmakers and health care advocates proposed increasing the state’s alcohol tax on Wednesday to generate millions of dollars to address health disparities, which have been highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Patients With Serious Medical Needs Afraid To Seek Treatment Due To Risk Of Contracting Coronavirus, Doctor SaysDespite the anxiety patients may face, doctors say it's important those with serious medical conditions get the help they need before it's too late.
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Announces 2020 Plans And Prices Ahead Of Fall Open EnrollmentThe Maryland Health Benefit Exchange announced its 2020 plans and prices, four weeks ahead of open enrollment on November 1.
US Court Appeals Maryland's Move To Block Abortion ChangesA federal court appealed a Maryland judge's order blocking the implementation of Trump Administration changes to the federal Title X program, which makes family planning services available to low-income individuals for low or no cost
Study: Baltimore Among Nation's Leaders In Health CareA new report from Healthgrades ranked cities based on health care; here's what put Baltimore near the top of the 2019 National Health Index.
MedStar Aiming To Improve Healthcare Safety With New Training Center In BaltimoreMedStar Health recently opened an innovative training center that helps doctors and nurses practice both new and old procedures without ever touching a patient.
Goldman Sachs Asks 'Is Curing Patients A Sustainable Business Model?'Turning the search for medical remedies into a numbers game, analyst Salveen Richter called potential "one shot cures" a bad business decision that will hurt a company's bottom line.
Maryland Lawmakers Tackle Health Care ProposalsThe Maryland Legislature is working to enact a number of crucial bills that would counteract healthcare policy changes at the federal level.
Maryland Regulators Approve Higher Health Insurance RatesMaryland regulators approved higher health insurance premiums on Wednesday for individual silver plans bought through the state's health care exchange.
Premium Costs Are Set To Jump As State Approves RatesPremium costs for plans sold on Maryland's health exchanges are set to rise as state regulators approve increased rates.
GOP Dealt Stiff Blow In Senate’s Bid To Repeal ‘Obamacare’Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump’s agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama’s health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol.
Trump Exhorts Senate Anew To Rid US Of ObamacarePresident Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an “Obamacare” repeal bill to sign.
Carson Sometimes Deviates From GOP Health Care ThoughtCarson has said private insurers should be little more than "nonprofit service organizations," with government capping their profit margins.