Johns Hopkins HealthCare has a new name — Johns Hopkins Health Plans — as it has expanded its business across the Mid-Atlantic in recent months.
U.S. officials have approved the first over-the-counter birth control pill.
Heat preparedness has generally improved over the years as forecasting has become more accurate, and as meteorologists, journalists and government officials have focused on spreading the word of upcoming danger. Chicago, for example, has expanded its emergency text and email notification system and identified its most vulnerable residents for outreach.
Novavax, Inc., a Gaithersburg-based, global company advancing protein-based vaccines with its novel Matrix-M adjuvant, has been granted full marketing authorization by the European Commission in the European Union (EU) for its COVID vaccine Nuvaxovid. This decision follows positive opinion for a full marketing authorization from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the […]
Rockville-based global consulting and research firm Abt Associates will continue its work to reduce tuberculosis cases in Uzbekistan through a new five-year $18 million award from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The TB Free Uzbekistan project will expand the scale and sustainability of approaches Abt has led in the country under its current regional USAID Eliminating [&he[...]
The University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center received the gold level “Safe Sleep” recertification from Cribs for Kids. This is the second time the hospital has met the standard for receiving gold level certification. Ensuring hospital care teams and families have the resources to promote safe sleep practices is important as it helps reduce the risk of […]
SunCloud Health, an Illinois-based company in comprehensive mental health care for individuals with co-occurring disorders, is set to open an outpatient center in Gaithersburg this summer, its first outside the state of Illinois. The new center will offer a range of services, including a partial hospitalization program (PHP), an intensive outpatient program (IOP), and outpatient […]
Federal judges in Kentucky and Tennessee temporarily blocked portions of bans on gender-affirming care for transgender youth.
Families of severely disabled children are worried about the future of Medicaid payments they started receiving to provide care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Hanover-based Sickle Cell Disease Association of America announced a pilot program to enhance the safety and well-being of people living with sickle cell disease.
The next big advance in cancer treatment could be a vaccine.
Jonathan Sachs, the former vice president of experience transformation at Adventist HealthCare in Gaithersburg, was named CEO of WUWTA.