Author: Andrea K. McDaniels

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It started with a sinus infection. Then 4-year-old Camdyn Carr couldn't move the right side of his face or lift his arm to scratch his... [Read More]
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What is acute flaccid myelitis or AFM? [Read More]
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Nothing seemed special about the test Darla Scharf took back in 1960 when she was a junior at Howard Senior High School. "It was... [Read More]
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The Maryland Department of Health announced the first confirmed cases of the flu Tuesday, an adult and child in Central Maryland and the Eastern Shore.... [Read More]
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The number of opioid-related overdoses in Maryland increased 14.8 percent in the first half of the year as public health officials and others continue to... [Read More]
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Women are in for the fight of their lives in the next few years, says Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore's departing health commissioner. And starting... [Read More]
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A U.S. district court judge ruled this week that Maryland can't force state retirees to switch during this enrollment period to a federal prescription drug... [Read More]
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Sharon Lanza was too self-conscious to wear sleeveless shirts before last summer. The 73-year-old from upstate New York suffers from lymphedema, a side effect... [Read More]
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Many women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, but many also don't know what to expect next. [Read More]
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The number of people with sexually transmitted diseases in Maryland is growing rapidly and many might not even know they are infected, fueling the spread.... [Read More]
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Scientists with the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have created a free, web-based app that will help better detect a woman's risk of getting breast... [Read More]
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Twenty to 30 percent of breast cancer survivors suffer from post mastectomy pain syndrome, or lingering nerve pain in the chest wall, armpit or arm.... [Read More]
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Patients that wind up in emergency rooms because of drug use have far more types of drugs in their systems than the standard screening test... [Read More]
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Critics of a decision to cut back pediatric services at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center protested outside of the Baltimore County hospital Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
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Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States announced Wednesday that it is giving Bon Secours Health System $1.7 million to build a community resource center that... [Read More]
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A federal jury found the owner of an Owings Mills imaging firm guilty Wednesday of defrauding the federal Medicare and Medicaid system of more than... [Read More]
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More than 162,000 Marylanders signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, a 33 percent jump from last year that surpasses a state goal... [Read More]
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Marylanders who get dinged with a tax penalty this year because they didn't realize federal law requires everyone to have health insurance will get extra... [Read More]
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State auditors are criticizing Maryland's health department for the way it hired a contractor to replace the system used to process Medicaid payments — and... [Read More]
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Health advocates have begun the final push to enroll citizens in insurance plans through the Maryland health exchange. [Read More]
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