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Health officials announce 3 cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Md.

An Ocean City hotel is voluntarily closing a week earlier than planned for the season after three people who were guests developed legionellosis about a week after staying there. Maryland’s health department made the announcement Wednesday. The health department says ...

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Maryland officials to investigate baby crib pads

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland health department will be discussing its next steps in an investigation into baby crib bumper pads, which some studies have linked to asphyxia and death in young infants. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene ...

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State health department posts draft of abortion regulations

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s health department has drafted new regulations for clinics where surgical abortions are performed, after a woman required emergency surgery following an abortion performed by an unlicensed doctor at an Elkton clinic last year. The regulations, which were ...

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