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Case of Tuberculosis Confirmed in Baltimore Co.The Baltimore County Department of Health announced Thursday it is investigating a confirmed case of tuberculosis at Catonsville High School.
Health Dept. Trying To Get Americans Signed Up For Obamacare At MallsThe Obama administration says more than 462,000 people selected a health plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through
Md. Won't Detail Specific Ebola Monitoring CasesMaryland's health department will no longer release details on individual cases of people being monitored for potentially having the Ebola virus unless a patient tests positive.
Health Department Official: 'There Is An Epidemic Of Fear' In USThe likelihood of a significant outbreak of Ebola in the U.S. is remote, in the view of a top Health and Human Services official who is assuring lawmakers that government agencies are preparing for any contingency.
White House Being Pressed to Enforce Obamacare's Anti-Discrimination ProvisionsEnding insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.
Spokeswoman: Sebelius 'Not Considering A Run For The Senate'Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.
Obama: Sebelius 'Will Go Down In History' For ObamacarePresident Barack Obama announced the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Friday and nominated his budget director, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, as her replacement.
Va. Group Seeks Info on Whether Abortions ReportedA conservative advocacy group is trying to find out whether health officials met what it says is a legal obligation to inform police about abortions on two 14-year-old girls.
West Nile Virus Confirmed in 3 Md. Adults Maryland's health department has confirmed three cases of West Nile virus in the Baltimore area.
Maryland Sees Increase in Drug OverdosesFatal overdoses from drugs and alcohol rose 15 percent in Maryland from 2011 to 2012, driven by a 54 percent increase in heroin-related deaths.
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