May 26, 2011
Advocates Eye Missouri Model As Maryland Juvenile Justice Solution

BALTIMORE – Ask some Maryland leaders interested in juvenile justice what they think of the state’s system, and they say it’s not working

November 3, 2011
After Grim Diagnosis, Parents Turn to Internet, Social Networks

The Internet has increasingly become the place where people connect with others who share similar diagnoses, through blogging, Facebook and other social media.


After Grim Diagnosis, Parents Turn to Internet, Social Networks

ANNAPOLIS – Julie Leach knew something was amiss during a routine check-up

May 26, 2011
Baltimore Police Major Determined to Make an Impression

BALTIMORE – On the lowest level of the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center, below the courtrooms, offices, and judges’ chambers, two Baltimore teenagers sit alone in holding cells, waiting to learn their fate

September 20, 2011
Critics Argue Maryland’s Health Care Overhaul Lacks Prudence

Maryland is recognized as one of the first to embrace the federal Affordable Care Act passed in 2010 and to begin implementing its provisions. But some policy experts are concerned that Maryland’s commitment to health reform could prove shortsighted if the law, expected to be reviewed by the Supreme Court, is overturned.


Critics Argue Maryland’s Health Care Overhaul Lacks Prudence

ANNAPOLIS — Federal officials have praised Maryland for leading national efforts to implement health care reform, but critics caution against spending limited funds on a law in jeopardy of repeal

November 22, 2011
Despite Rising Food Costs, Some Still Go for Organic Thanksgiving

ANNAPOLIS – Preparing a traditional Thanksgiving feast for a slew of family and friends will mean shelling out extra dough this year, with a typical meal costing 13 percent more than last year, according to a national survey

September 27, 2011
Health Officials Urge Vaccinations, but are Optimistic about Flu Season

Friday, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene kicked off its annual prevention campaign with a free flu clinic at the Baltimore County Health Department. By 10:30 a.m., 250 vaccines had been administered despite the pouring rain.

September 23, 2011
Health Officials Urge Vaccinations, but are Optimistic about Flu Season

BALTIMORE – All signs point toward a manageable flu season this year, but despite the positive outlook, Maryland health officials are strongly encouraging everyone 6-months and older to get vaccinated as soon as possible

November 15, 2011
Homeless Baltimoreans Find Lifesaving Care

Health Care for the Homeless delivers care to approximately 7,000 individuals in Baltimore each year, providing adult and pediatric medical care, mental health services, dental care and addiction treatment.