Health Care

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine awarded near $400K grant for 2-year cancer project


The American Cancer Society and Pfizer have approved grants totaling more than $3 million in 10 communities focused on reducing racial disparities and helping optimize cancer outcomes for Black men and women, including the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ...

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Baltimore County launches health care provider registry


The Baltimore County Department of Health invites county health care providers to register their practice in the county’s new provider registry. Joining this registry will make it easier for the Department to get information to providers in the county as ...

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UMMC Midtown Campus nationally recognized with ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade


The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) Midtown Campus has been awarded an ‘A’ in the fall2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing UMMC Midtown Campus’ achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is ...

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2nd COVID-19 vaccine set for OK in US with panel endorsement

In this Monday, July 27, 2020 file photo, a nurse prepares a shot as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway in Binghamton, N.Y. On Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, a panel of independent experts is meeting to discuss a vaccine made by Moderna. The panel's review for the Food and Drug Administration is the next-to-last step before the agency decides whether the shots can be used on an emergency basis.

WASHINGTON — A government advisory panel endorsed a second COVID-19 vaccine Thursday, paving the way for the shot to be added to the U.S. vaccination campaign. The Food and Drug Administration is expected to follow the recommendation for the vaccine ...

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