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Frederick group urges Md. to regulate biolabs

A watchdog group in Frederick is urging state licensing and registration of laboratories that handle certain deadly pathogens.

Monday - 11/25/2013, 02:05pm EST

Tags: Maryland General Assembly, laboratory regulations

Swim school sues Md. over chlorine regulations

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 12:50pm EDT

Tags: chlorine limits,

Brown designates 5 Md. health enterprise zones

Maryland officials are announcing Maryland's first five health enterprise zones.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 02:51pm EST


Md. crafts state hospital breast-feeding policies

Breast milk is a one-stop shop for all the nutrients and energy a baby needs for the first six months of its life, experts say.

Friday - 08/24/2012, 01:37pm EDT

Tags: breastfeeding

Bat at Ravens game has health officials worried

A different kind of bat the one with wings made contact with a fan during a Ravens game, worrying officials with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene because of the potential for rabies exposure.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 11:54pm EDT

Tags: bat, Ravens, rabies, Kate Ryan

Md. adult contracts state's first case of West Nile in 2012

An adult in central Maryland is the state's first person to contract West Nile virus and show symptoms of it in 2012.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 05:28pm EDT

Tags: West Nile virus, Montgomery County,

MRSA found in Maryland respiratory deaths

The Centers for Disease Control says two of three family members who died from a respiratory illness earlier this year in Calvert County were infected with an antibiotic resistant bacterial strain.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 07:41pm EDT

Tags: Dr. David Rogers, respiratory illness,