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The 11th Annual Maryland Health Disparities Conference brought together state health officials and experts from across the health care field Wednesday to talk about the key role community health care workers play.
Members of Congress harshly criticized the Obama Administration's handling of the Ebola virus during a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing Friday.
Reaching populations who don’t speak English as their first language to talk about public health information can be a complex task that takes a lot of preparation to tackle effectively. This struggle plays out all the time in some of Maryland’s most diverse counties, where language barriers and cultural differences persist, and information consumption varies widely.
The First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama welcomes schoolchildren from around the country, including Esther Matheny from Chevy Chase, Maryland, to participate in the fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden.
A state committee will spend years working on detailed regulations before medical marijuana becomes legally available in Maryland. The process is long, complex, and controversial.
BETHESDA - Prospective medical marijuana business owners learn the ins and outs about state and federal laws as the state of Maryland gears up to implement its own medical marijuana law.
Maryland state health officials are learning from the mistakes made at a Texas hospital that have left two nurses who cared for an Ebola patient infected with the disease themselves.
Banning air travel to the United States from the West African countries affected by Ebola could cause people to travel by other means that cannot be monitored, said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing Thursday.