Health Care

Oct 12, 2022

US clears updated COVID boosters for kids as young as 5

The U.S. authorized updated COVID-19 boosters for children as young as 5, seeking to expand protection ahead of an expected winter wave.

Oct 11, 2022

Humana bringing Medicare option to greater Baltimore

Humana Inc. announced it is introducing a new Humana Medicare Advantage plan for people eligible for Medicare living in the greater Baltimore area.

Oct 10, 2022

Columbia’s Vheda Health affirms minority owned status with Illinois Business Enterprise Program

Columbia-based Vheda Health announced it has re-certified as a Minority Owned Business with the State of Illinois' Business Enterprise Program.

Helen Khuri poses for a portrait on the campus of Emory University on Oct. 6, 2022, in Atlanta. Khuri’s mother found a specialist to help her when the 19-year-old’s post-traumatic stress disorder flared up last spring. But she had to temporarily move from Atlanta to Boston for treatment, even though she never set foot inside the hospital offering it. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Oct 10, 2022

Telemedicine was made easy during COVID-19 era. Not any more.

Telemedicine exploded in popularity after COVID-19 hit, but limits are returning for care delivered across state lines.

Oct 5, 2022

Culta, Fluence use LED light on new medical marijuana strains

Culta, a Maryland-based cannabis company, has formed a partnership with Fluence, a global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, to create indoor- and outdoor-grown cannabis products. As the first medicinal cannabis distributor to grow outdoors in Maryland, Culta has led the charge in using science and innovative technology to […]

Oct 4, 2022

Baltimore’s IZI Medical Products sold to global tech firm Halma

Halma acquired Baltimore-based IZI Medical Products, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of medical devices.

Oct 3, 2022

MindWork Group opens psychotherapeutic intensive outpatient program

Baltimore-based Mental health treatment center MindWork Group Monday announced the opening of a new Psychotherapeutic Intensive Outpatient Program (PIOP). The PIOP will offer 15 hours a week of group therapy led by psychiatrists with psychoanalytic training or other advanced psychotherapy training and other experienced clinicians. Patients will also be seen for family therapy, art therapy and se[...]

This photo provided by the Lasker Foundation in September 2022 shows Johns Hopkins University civil engineering professor Lauren Gardner in Baltimore. The 2022 Lasker public service award went to Gardner, an engineer who studies the spread of diseases. She worked with her lab team to develop the COVID-19 tracker as the coronavirus began spreading worldwide in January 2020. (Will Kirk/Johns Hopkins University via AP)
Sep 28, 2022

Johns Hopkins scientist honored for COVID-19 tracker

A Johns Hopkins University scientist who created a website to track COVID-19 cases worldwide is the recipient of this year’s Lasker award for public service.

Sep 28, 2022

BD Innovation Center opens at UM BioPark

Becton, Dickinson and Company opened the BD Innovation Center in collaboration with the University of Maryland BioPark in West Baltimore.

Sep 28, 2022

Shock Trauma Center celebrates collection of heroes

The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center hosted its 32nd annual Shock Trauma Heroes Celebration at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall Sept. 10, honoring more than 40 trauma professionals and first responders. The 40 professionals worked together to save the life of Amilcar Mendez, a severely injured 51-year-old […]

Sep 27, 2022

Johns Hopkins, Howard University partner to develop tech for neuro disorders

Johns Hopkins University and Howard University are teaming up to develop medical devices to diagnosis, treat and manage neurological disorders. Researchers with the new NeuroTech Harbor technology accelerator, supported by the National Institutes of Health, will collaborate with diverse partners worldwide to create equitable and accessible technologies and solutions. The goal is increase partici[...]

Sep 27, 2022

Ellicott City’s Evon Medics receives $2.9M NIH grant

Ellicott City-based Evon Medics LLC was awarded a non-dilutive grant of $2.9 million for its Computerized Chemosensory-Based Orbitofrontal Networks Training for Treatment of Pain.

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