Penn State case sparks debate about anti-hazing laws nationwide

Pennsylvania’s senator Jake Corman and the parents of Timothy Piazza unveiled the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, which provides harsher punishments to those who participate in hazing in institutions and organizations.

Vision for Baltimore providing free eyeglasses to thousands of students

BALTIMORE, Maryland — A new public-private partnership in Baltimore has provided some two thousand students in Baltimore City with free eyeglasses. Educators say behavior and learning outcomes for those students have since improved.

Researcher: Allergies, mice, even gas stoves linked to asthma

Dr. Elizabeth Matsui, a pediatrician, is an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University and a national expert on asthma who has spent 15 years studying the effects of indoor environments on children with the disease, particularly in Baltimore.

Maryland’s Harris meets with Trump – perhaps over NIH post

WASHINGTON – Maryland Rep. Andy Harris, who reportedly is in the running to head the National Institutes of Health, met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York Wednesday. Harris, the lone Republican in Maryland’s congressional delegation, is also the only…

Maryland focuses on Zika, despite lack of cases

Mosquito season may be waning in Maryland, but Zika research here is in full force.

EPA funds pediatric asthma study at Johns Hopkins for Baltimore’s at-risk youth

Twenty percent of children in Baltimore suffer from asthma, which is more than double the national average. Lawmakers are taking the first step in clearing the air by funding a Johns Hopkins study that may bring them closer to preventing pediatric asthma.

Cummings Grills Pharmaceutical Execs on Drug-Price Increases

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D- Baltimore, charged Thursday that huge drug-price increases amounted to “blood money” that hurt vulnerable patients and caused hospital budgets to soar.

Maryland’s Senate Race Heats Up

Minority whip Kathy Szeliga entered Maryland’s Senate race on Tuesday, but the eye of the public still lies on the Democratic primary.

With More Suicides Among the Middle-aged, Experts Draw Attention to Warning Signs

It’s National Suicide Prevention Month, and experts say more awareness is needed on warning signs

Your Phone is Talking Behind Your Back…to Your Doctor

Your phone knows everything about you—how much you walk, talk and what level of Candy Crush you’re stuck on—but soon it could be spilling secrets to your doctor.