| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Maryland has won a five-year, $650 million federal grant that will give officials more flexibility to run the state's foster care program and reduce the number of children entering the system, Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration said Tuesday.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:20 AM
George Sheldon and Perry Thurston are so civil toward one another — publicly, at least — that they embraced after pitching themselves in back-to-back appearances before a group of Democratic activists in Plantation.
The two Democrats are...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:19 PM
Not long ago, you always knew where to find a Walgreens — at the corner of happy and homely.
Walgreens' banal, cookie-cutter buildings made one part of America indistinguishable from another. Inside were narrow, harshly-lit aisles piled high...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Connecticut is one of five states in the country to receive a five-year Community of Practice Grant, which examines the process of improving supports to individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families across the span of their lifetime. The...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Monthly premiums for the second year of Obamacare health insurance plans are expected to rise an average of 13 percent, Florida officials announced Monday.
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has completed its analysis of recently submitted health...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Innovative Products are Keeping up With the Needs of a Growing Senior Population
Assistive device products, high-tech communication systems, and innovative pill dispensers are providing needed solutions for both patients and caregivers who are...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:29 PM
An arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is giving $5.8 million to Baltimore company Profectus BioSciences for its efforts to develop an Ebola vaccine.
The investment comes as the southeast Baltimore biotechnology company prepares to...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Officials from the Maryland health exchange and their prime contractor have agreed to delay potential litigation over the troubled website that frustrated thousands in their attempts to buy health insurance promised under the Affordable Care Act.
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:16 PM
– Most Lehigh Valley federal lawmakers are joining a chorus of concerns about how federal officials are responding to the Ebola crisis, calling for restricting travel from the affected countries and better coordination among agencies.
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:13 PM
As Pennsylvania hospitals work to remain ready for any number of public health emergencies — from likely disasters such as a busy flu season to unlikely events such as an Ebola outbreak — they are doing so with dramatically reduced federal...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been awarded a $3.5 million federal grant to invest in diabetes and heart disease prevention efforts in five designated regions in the state, including Baltimore.
The award is one of 21 grants...