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Tag Archives: Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

2 restaurants coming to building near Hopkins Hospital

Fresh out of the three-month General Assembly session, Gov. Martin O’Malley stopped in east Baltimore Thursday for a forum on economic development. And, he broke some news. Two new restaurants are expected to open in the East Baltimore Development Inc. ...

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Exchange readies state for health care law

The General Assembly spent much time and effort this session getting the state ready for the implementation of federal health care reform. “Health reform is only as good as states’ abilities to implement reform,” said Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown. ...

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FDA’s Sharfstein to return to Maryland as health secretary

BERLIN — Joshua Sharfstein, the Food and Drug Administration’s No. 2 official, is leaving the Obama administration and returning to Maryland to become the state’s top health official there as Republicans take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, vowing ...

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Report: FDA official to take over Maryland health department

The deputy commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration will head Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, according to The Wall Street Journal, which cited unnamed government sources. Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, who was appointed to his post by ...

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Franchot opposes $33M for State Center parking garage

The $33 million state debt burden for the State Center parking garage, as well as the absence of a formal agreement on labor costs or local hiring, led Comptroller Peter Franchot to vote against approving the parking garage lease agreement ...

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24 take honors for Leadership in Law

U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan K. Gauvey won The Daily Record’s top Leadership in Law award for 2010, honoring her decades of work in public service. “As all of you know, none of us truly do it alone,” Gauvey said, lavishing ...

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Health council recommends independence for Md. Insurance Exchange

Health council staff recommended that the Health Care Reform Coordinating Council make the Maryland Insurance Exchange — the new entity for people without insurance and others to purchase coverage — an independent government agency. At a meeting Tuesday morning, council ...

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