Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
State public health officials say Maryland has seen its first deaths from hypothermia this season, with five people dying from cold-related conditions in a month.
Maryland had a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year.
A Carroll County judge is dismissing a lawsuit filed by a children’s swimming school chain against the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Public health officials say the state’s first heat-related death for 2013 has been confirmed.
State health officials say the season’s first pediatric flu-related death has been confirmed in Maryland.