WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Thursday announced before a packed White House East Room that the opioid epidemic is a public health emergency. “It’s time to liberate our communities from this scourge of drug addiction,” Trump said, flanked on…
As complaints rise throughout the nursing home system in Maryland, state nursing home regulators have a persistent staffing problem and are struggling to keep up.
While there are no reported cases of the Zika virus in Maryland currently, officials say it won’t be long before that changes.
State mandates that children aged one and two should undergo blood tests to detect lead levels
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.
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.
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.