Keswick Multi-Care Center will introduce plans for a new Center for Healthy Living at an event Thursday at 6 p.m. The center will be housed at the Bauernschmidt Building on Keswick’s campus, located in the Roland Park/Hampden area. The renovation ...Read More »
Joseph Boudreaux says taking Johnson & Johnson’s blood-thinning drug Xarelto was one of the biggest mistakes of his life. While Xarelto was supposed to help cut his stroke risk, Boudreaux says it instead caused internal bleeding that required a week-long ...Read More »
A fascinating study in Health Affairs last year by a father-daughter pair of public policy researchers found that Medicare prescriptions for things like painkillers, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications dropped sharply in states that introduced a medical marijuana program. The implication? ...Read More »
The drug Naloxone, often sold under the brand name Narcan, has become a critical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic. But since the drug’s ability to counter overdoses became popularized in 2014, its price has more than doubled. ...
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Chase Brexton Health Care will host an open house April 27 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at its Glen Burnie center, 200 Hospital Drive, Suite 300. The public is invited for refreshments and other goodies, including a tour of the ...Read More »
Under the shadow of federal efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the General Assembly this session passed several bills that look to insulate Marylanders from changes to the health insurance law and passed packages of bills designed to ...Read More »
On what many describe as the worst day of their lives, sexual assault victims can find nurses at Maryland hospitals trained to take qualified forensic examinations while also meeting with victim advocates. First, they have to go to the right ...
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A first-of-its-kind bill that authorizes the Maryland attorney general to file lawsuit against drug manufactures over suspected price gouging will head to the governor’s desk. House Bill 631 prohibits drug manufacturers from unconscionable price increases on off-patent generic drugs — those ...Read More »
Maryland hospitals have improved patient safety and quality of care in recent years, according to data released Wednesday by the Maryland Hospital Association. Maryland hospitals saw a 48 percent reduction in the overall number of complications from 2013 to 2016 ...Read More »
Opioid painkillers that have led to thousands of deaths and new drug addicts should be the highest priority of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, said Scott Gottlieb, President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the agency. “The opioid epidemic in ...Read More »