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Health Care

Washington Adventist Hospital moving to secure future

As two financially ailing neighboring hospitals prepare to close their doors, Washington Adventist Hospital has moved to secure its future by purchasing a 48-acre parcel in Montgomery County for a planned relocation.

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Health Care: Health reformers see hope in loss

Lawmakers again failed to bail out the 750,000 Marylanders without health insurance, but advocates said they are more hopeful than ever that a solution is close.

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Report: Lack of funding, neglect blamed for Walter Reed woes

WASHINGTON - Money woes and Pentagon neglect are to blame for shoddy outpatient conditions and bureaucratic delays at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, an independent review has found. The blistering report calls for major changes in troop care.

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Program would let doctors give antibiotics to patients' partners

ANNAPOLIS - Patients receiving treatment for sexually transmitted diseases can also get help for their partners without bringing them to the doctor's office, according to a bill the General Assembly has approved.

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Additional Health Information

From the Food and Drug Administration: FDA Approves First Biologic to Treat Rare Clotting Disorder, 3/30 FDA Announces Discontinued Marketing of GI Drug, Zelnorm, for Safety Rea, 3/30 FDA Announces Voluntary Withdrawal of Pergolide Products, 3/29 From the Maryland Department ...

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