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Friday, Apr 27, 2018

Map: DC, Maryland Hospitals Make Strides in Safety Rankings

Map: DC, Maryland Hospitals Make Strides in Safety Rankings

Sibley Memorial Hospital now has an A. Howard University Hospital still has an F. And several hospitals in Maryland and Virginia now have higher or lower grades.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018

People With Mental Health, Drug Problems Overwhelm Hospitals

People With Mental Health, Drug Problems Overwhelm Hospitals

Hospital emergency rooms in Maryland are being overwhelmed with people needing treatment for mental health or substance-abuse problems.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018

Mercy Health to Merge with Bon Secours Health This Year

Mercy Health to Merge with Bon Secours Health This Year

Bon Secours Health System has announced plans to merge with Cincinnati-based Mercy Health to create the fifth-largest Catholic health system in the country.

Saturday, Feb 10, 2018

Md. Paid Sick Leave Law to Take Effect Sunday

Md. Paid Sick Leave Law to Take Effect Sunday

A new law requiring Maryland businesses with 15 or more employees to provide up to five days of earned paid sick leave is scheduled to go into effect.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018

Child Dies of Flu-Related Causes in Maryland

Child Dies of Flu-Related Causes in Maryland

A child has died of flu-related causes in Maryland, marking the first flu-related pediatric death in the state for this flu season.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018

Mother of Patient Left in Cold Says She Was Denied Care

Mother of Patient Left in Cold Says She Was Denied Care<br />

The mother of a mentally ill woman who was left outside a Baltimore hospital on a frigid night wearing only a flimsy gown and socks says the 22-year-old daughter was denied care by medical professionals and left...

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

'Long Overdue:' Prince George's Breaks Ground on Hospital

'Long Overdue:' Prince George's Breaks Ground on Hospital

In a county where 80 percent of residents perceived access to health care as a problem, officials hope a new hospital in Prince George’s County hospital will help.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

7 People Get Flu After Contact With Pigs at Charles Co. Fair

7 People Get Flu After Contact With Pigs at Charles Co. Fair

Seven fair-goers in Maryland have tested positive for a strain of the flu after coming in close contact with pigs at the Charles County Fair, health officials say.

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017

All Montgomery Co. Schools to Stock Opioid Overdose Antidote

All Montgomery Co. Schools to Stock Opioid Overdose Antidote

When the new school year starts in September in Montgomery County, Maryland, every elementary, middle and high school will be stocked with the drug that prevents people from dying of opioid overdoses.

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017

Md.'s 1st Medical Marijuana Dispensary Taking 'Pre-Orders'

Md.'s 1st Medical Marijuana Dispensary Taking 'Pre-Orders'

The license for the Wellness Institute of Maryland was approved Wednesday, although the first crop is not expected to be ready until after Labor Day. However, owner Michael Kline says the company will take...

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