New Yorkers may have tasted the difference as new rules took effect barring trans fats - but they couldn't always see the effect of a requirement that restaurants list calorie counts on menus.
The Bush administration sought Wednesday to turn a coming debate over children's health insurance into one that focuses on helping all of the uninsured.
A medical device that relies on freezing cold to treat some abnormal heart rhythms should be approved, federal health advisers recommended Wednesday.
As concerns rise over Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) infections nationwide, the Maryland Patient Safety Center is leading a promising new effort to eradicate transmission of the deadly strain.
Poison ivy, the scourge of summer campers, hikers and gardeners, is getting worse. The latest research studied poison ivy plants in Maryland under rising levels of carbon-dioxide exposure.
The American Medical Association wants authorities to investigate whether quickie retail-based health clinics run by pharmacy chains pose conflicts of interest that put profits ahead of patient health.
A court denied a request Tuesday by Pfizer Inc. to throw out a Nigerian government lawsuit seeking $7 billion in damages over allegations the company conducted a drug experiment that led to deaths and disabilities among children more than a decade ago.
When St. Agnes Hospital in Catonsville followed in the footsteps of many of its peers and enacted a campus-wide smoking ban, it had a marked impact on many of its 3,000 employees.
Mercy Medical Center has become the latest Maryland hospital to announce a major construction project, unveiling plans for a $400 million facility to replace its aging hospital in downtown Baltimore.
The local labor union that championed the
Five years after a landmark study scared millions of women off hormones for menopause symptoms, new research suggests the pills may offer some heart benefits for certain younger women who start taking them in their 50s.
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