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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 care committee to meet in Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland health care reform committee is meeting this week in Annapolis. Monday’s meeting of the Health Care Reform Coordinating Council will be the first meeting of 2011 and its ninth meeting overall. The meeting will be led ...

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Former Md. health secretary Colmers joining Hopkins Medicine

After leaving the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in January, former Secretary John Michael Colmers has joined Johns Hopkins Medicine as vice president for health care transformation and planning. Colmers, 57, headed the Department of Health and Mental ...

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Editorial: Joshua Sharfstein

The federal government’s loss was Maryland’s gain as Gov. Martin O’Malley enticed Joshua Sharfstein to leave the Food and Drug Administration’s No. 2 post and join O’Malley’s cabinet as state secretary of health and mental hygiene. The move reunites the ...

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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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