Maryland Department of Health

Type: Organization
Name: Maryland Department of Health
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Rice porridge with abalone recalled

BALTIMORE - The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is warning residents not to consume or purchase certain batches of Korea Food Trading Ltd. rice porridge with abalone because it might ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Food Poisoning Strikes Food Safety Meeting

How's this for irony? Maryland health officials are investigating a suspected outbreak of food poisoning among government and business leaders attending a national Food Safety Summit.The Baltimore City Health Department said at least four people have ... [Published NewsMax.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Side of Irony? Meal Sickens People at Food Safety Summit

Chaloner Woods / fileA spoon, knife, fork and table mat for one person's meal.Maryland health officials are investigating possible cases of food poisoning at what may be the worst-ever venue — a gathering of government and industry leaders attending ... [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

School vaccination requirements change

CUMBERLAND — Changes to school immunization requirements by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene affect students entering kindergarten and seventh grade for the next school year.Children entering kindergarten must receive two  doses of ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions [The Baltimore Sun :: ]

April 14--Now that the state's medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug legally in Maryland. Shannon Moore hopes her twin sons survive.Her 3-year-olds, Nicolas and Byron, ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Warm weather brings uptick in rabies cases

WASHINGTON -- The warmer weather has brought an increase in rabies cases, including rabid cats. Health officials says this is a good time to make sure your dog or cat's rabies vaccination is up-to-date.The problem, health officials say, is people don't ... [Published WTOP - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Shine a light: April is STD Awareness Month

April is Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month and the Carroll County Health Department is ready to serve residents via its new reproductive health clinic.The result of merging its sexually transmitted disease and family planning programs with ... [Published Community Times - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Social media helped in probe of Md. rabies death

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Public health investigators say they used Facebook and other social media to find people potentially exposed to the rabies virus after a Maryland man died from the disease last year in a rare case of transmission through a transplanted ... [Published Bradenton Herald - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

MARYLAND: Shine a Light: April Is STD Awareness Month

The Advocate (Hampstead and Manchester) (04.01.2014)The Advocate of Hampstead and Manchester reported that Maryland’s Carroll County Health Department merged its STD and family planning programs with women’s health, which would allow the department to ... [Published AEGIS - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Hagerstown Methadone Clinic To Relocate

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A methadone clinic in Hagerstown is relocating to a new space near Williamsport.According to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the treatment center's application to relocate was approved in March and they're reportedly ... [Published NBC25 - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

MD Health Officials To Conduct 'Sleep Study' In Public Schools

MARYLAND - Public school students' sleep schedules will be the focus of a new study in Maryland.Lawmakers reportedly approved legislation on Friday that would require the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to look at how sleep needs in adolescents ... [Published WMDT ABC-47 - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

New immunizations required for incoming students

advertisementNew requirements for student immunizations from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will take effect next school year.The new requirements contained in the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) include new and additional immunizations ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Apr 04 2014]
Entities: Immunity, Vaccine, Calvert

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"We have not yet determined how people became ill, and we want your help to do so, even if you did not get sick" wrote officials with the outbreak response unit for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Nearly half a century has passed since Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane." Yet decades later, only modest progress has been made to reduce the pervasive racial and ethnic health disparities that exist in this country — and we...
...Karen Gruszynski, veterinary epidemiologist with the Virginia Health Department says, "Normally 30 to 40 cats in Virginia test positive for rabies every year."
"The hardest part is feeling hopeless," the Frederick resident said. "If you've done everything you could, it might not be enough."

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Rice porridge with abalone recalled [Published Big News Network - Apr 19 2014]
Food Poisoning Strikes Food Safety Meeting [Published NewsMax.com - Apr 18 2014]
Md. warns of possible bacteria in porridge product [Published FOX WTTG Washington - Apr 18 2014]
Side of Irony? Meal Sickens People at Food Safe... [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 18 2014]
Foodborne illness strikes Food Safety Summit at... [Published Food Quality News - Apr 18 2014]
School vaccination requirements change [Published Cumberland Times-News - Apr 17 2014]
High Times [Published Baltimore City Paper Online - Apr 16 2014]
Health disparity persists [Commentary] [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 15 2014]
Warm weather brings uptick in rabies cases [Published WTOP - Apr 14 2014]
Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 14 2014]
Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 12 2014]
Overweight/Obese Youth May Not Receive Needed L... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 10 2014]
Shine a light: April is STD Awareness Month [Published Community Times - Apr 10 2014]
Nic Fit [Published Baltimore City Paper Online - Apr 09 2014]
Social media helped in probe of Md. rabies death [Published Bradenton Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Pre-K, Common Core bill become law [Published WBAL Channel - Apr 08 2014]
MARYLAND: Shine a Light: April Is STD Awareness... [Published AEGIS - Apr 08 2014]
Hagerstown Methadone Clinic To Relocate [Published NBC25 - Apr 08 2014]
MD Health Officials To Conduct 'Sleep Study' In... [Published WMDT ABC-47 - Apr 08 2014]
Heroin use on the rise in Md. [Published Merced Sun-Star - Apr 05 2014]
'Killer heroin' causing fatal overdoses [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Apr 04 2014]
Obamacare State Exchange Directors Defend Progr... [Published Heritage Foundation - Apr 04 2014]
Bloomberg School Researchers Contribute to New ... [Published JHSPH - Apr 04 2014]
New immunizations required for incoming students [Published SoMdNews.com - Apr 04 2014]
Sharfstein suggests feds may be reimbursed for ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 03 2014]
Saving Maryland's ACA Exchange: What Needs to H... [Published FOXBusiness.com - Apr 02 2014]
Shine a light: April is STD Awareness Month [Published Carroll County Online - Apr 01 2014]
MARYLAND: AHF Opens First Maryland HIV Clinic i... [Published AEGIS - Mar 29 2014]
10 hidden dangers at home [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 29 2014]
African American Mental Illness Targeted at Bal... [Published Afro American Newspaper - Mar 28 2014]
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