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'Killer heroin' causing fatal overdoses

As the number of people who use, and fatally overdose on, heroin has risen in recent years, authorities are seeing the return of an alarming development: heroin that, often unbeknownst to the user, is spiked with fentanyl.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 03:54pm EDT

Tags: heroin, fentanyl, Johns Hopkins University,

Maryland warning customers of listeria risk in Roos Foods' cheeses

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is warning customers to avoid eating cheese products made by Roos Foods because of a listeria risk.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 12:03pm EST

Tags: Roos Foods, cheese products, listeria

Frederick training center boss chooses jail

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 12:15pm EST

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Md. reports 15th case of meningitis linked to shot

Saturday - 10/13/2012, 09:40pm EDT

Tags: meningitis,

Md. broadens ban on shellfish from S. Korea

Tuesday - 06/12/2012, 06:59am EDT

Tags: shellfish ban

6 sickened by baby turtles in Md.

Maryland health officials are warning people to take care when handling baby animals after six people fell ill after being exposed to baby turtles.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 07:31am EDT

Tags: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, salmonella,