Author: Andrea K. McDaniels

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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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Health advocates have begun the final push to enroll citizens in insurance plans through the Maryland health exchange. [Read More]
The third year of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act began Sunday and exchange officials said they are focusing more on consumer experience and... [Read More]
The prime contractor on Maryland's failed online health exchange will repay the state $45 million, or about 60 percent of what it was paid, according... [Read More]
The board that makes spending decisions for Maryland's health exchange delayed a vote on a contract for its call center Tuesday as it works toward... [Read More]
Maryland is trying to convince hard to reach populations to enroll in Obamacare. [Read More]
The board that oversees Maryland's online health insurance marketplace is considering several ways to improve the accuracy of its doctor directories, but consumers would not... [Read More]
Jill Pelovitz depends on an army of in-home nurses to keep her teenage daughter alive. Fourteen-year-old Nadiya suffers from a rare genetic disorder that... [Read More]
Patients with serious illnesses, such as cancer, often suffer from more than just the physical symptoms of their disease. They may struggle emotionally and deal... [Read More]
After four years as the Baltimore health commissioner, Dr. Leana Wen is stepping down to take a job as the new head of Planned Parenthood... [Read More]
Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen will serve as new head of Planned Parenthood. Her first day is Nov. 12. [Read More]
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