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Jun 1, 2021

Despite vaccines, nursing homes still struggle with COVID-19 outbreaks

COVID-19 vaccines have allowed nursing homes in the U.S. to make dramatic progress since the darkest days of the pandemic, but senior care facilities are still experiencing scattered outbreaks largely blamed on unvaccinated staff members.

May 21, 2021

Maryland medical professionals putting renewed emphasis on stroke prevention

A study published six months ago in the American Heart Association journal Stroke found that stroke rates, while declining generally, are on the rise among adults younger than 45.

Jun 29, 2020

Maryland tells lab to stop performing COVID-19 tests

GREENBELT — State officials have ordered a Maryland lab to stop performing coronavirus tests and have warned people who recently got tested through the company that their results may be incorrect. Maryland Secretary of Health Robert Neall issued an order Saturday demanding that the Advanced Pain Medicine Institute, which has offices in Greenbelt, to stop its collection […]

Apr 30, 2018

Patients’ pre-care conduct irrelevant in med-mal cases, Md. court says

Patients’ mistreatment of themselves before seeking medical care cannot later serve as a doctor’s defense against a malpractice claim, Maryland’s second-highest court ruled last week.

Feb 14, 2018

Baltimore committee votes on bill on sugary drinks in kids meals

A Baltimore City Council committee has voted to support a bill that would bar restaurants from including sugary drinks in kids meals.

Jun 16, 2017

Panel encourages lawyers to engage in self care

OCEAN CITY – It’s no secret that lawyers have high-stress jobs, so the convergence of 700 lawyers at the beach for the Maryland State Bar Association annual meeting was a good time to remind them to take a break. “The legal profession is much more vulnerable to drinking, anxiety disorders,” said Robert A. Simon, a […]

Apr 16, 2015

Government clarifies rules for wellness programs at work

Federal regulators Thursday proposed limits on how employers use financial penalties and rewards to nudge staff to participate in fast-growing workplace wellness programs.

Feb 5, 2015

This young lawyer got his priorities straight. You won’t believe what happened to him next.

It never occurred to me that, in order to be the best husband, father, and lawyer I could be, I had to start

Dec 18, 2014

Honest Tea remains true to healthy roots

For some companies, wellness programs are nothing new. Bethesda-based Honest Tea is no rookie when it comes to employee health — the company’s culture is steeped in wellness.

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