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Pro-choice group responds to Kittleman on reproductive rights

County executives and councils have the authority—and many assert it—to increase funding for reproductive related issues on the county level, says an abortion rights group. Or, if the state cuts funds, a county executive may choose to restore funding.

Pro-choice group responds to Kittleman on reproductive rights

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County executives and councils have the authority—and many assert it—to increase funding for reproductive related issues on the county level, says an abortion rights group. Or, if the state cuts funds, a county executive may choose to restore funding.

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Md. awards $16 billion, 10-year contract for health insurance

Above: Board of Public Works, from left, State Treasurer Nancy Kopp, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Comptroller Peter Franchot (file photo). By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Top state officials on Wednesday approved spending $16

Health Secretary Sharfstein had too much on his plate

Above: Health Secretary Joshua Sharfstein in spotlight surrounded by reporters at news conference on Maryland Health Exchange. This is slightly edited version of a column that appears in the August

Rascovar column: Health Exchange is Sharfstein’s scarlet letter

Above: from left, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Health Secretary Joshua Sharfstein at news conference on health care exchange. By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Joshua Sharfstein For a 44-year-old, Josh Sharfstein

Year after year, health department fails to inspect more than half of assisted living facilities

By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins Margaret@MarylandReporter.com There are over 1,300 licensed assisted living facilities in Maryland caring for thousands of residents not quite able to care for themselves. But year after year over

Most are impressed with Mizeur in final TV debate for Dems

UPDATED: 6/3, 11 p.m. Here are some reactions to Monday night’s debate between the Democratic candidates for governor of Maryland. They include the impressions of regular voters, bloggers, reporters

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Depression can impact health and fitness

We have it pretty good in the 21st century in the first world and a lot to be grateful for. Sure, there are gripes and issues, problems and circumstance,

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Prevent heart attacks – unclog your arteries

One of my Facebook friends died from a heart attack last week. Although he was a virtual friend my sadness was real.  We know what causes heart attacks and

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Letter to my teenage self

(Claire (second from left) as a teenager) I've been taking part in the 'Butterfly Club' recently, which is a self -reflection and health group. Some of the questions that are

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Welcome to ‘The Butterfly Club’

No, this isn't a club that looks at butterfly species. This is a club for women who want to instill positive changes in their lives through healthy eating, transformation and

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