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Check out these 4 revealing maps of Baltimore’s health and crime stats

The Baltimore City Health Department is rolling out maps to visualize health data.

Historic Baltimore snowstorm cleanup costs still piling up

As criticism mounted over unplowed streets following the biggest snowfall in Baltimore's history in January, officials touted the industrial snow-melters they had rented to eradicate the moun

Baltimore City Health Department Releases New Interactive Map Gallery

BALTIMORE, MD (March 7, 2016) – The Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) today released a new interactive web map gallery on a number health and related topics.

Doctor wants overdose antidote in every medicine cabinet

Physician Leana Wen has trained heroin addicts, first responders and drug court officials in how to administer the antidote for an opioid overdose.

Bill Would Give Md. Workers Paid Sick Time Off

Most Maryland workers have paid time off from their employers to take care of a sick child, an ailing parent or when they become sick themselves–but some workers go without those benefits.

Baltimore’s Urban Deindustrialization & Health

Almost 10 months ago, Baltimore City, in a state of emergency, was besieged by local police forces and the National Guard to control rioters and protesters angered by the death of 25 year old 

Baltimore's Leana Wen: A Doctor For The City

It's only March, but Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen already has an embarrassingly full calendar.

Baltimore's Leana Wen: A Doctor For The City

It's only March, but Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen already has an embarrassingly full calendar.

Sick leave proposals pit labor and health advocates against business groups

Bills forcing employers to extend benefits to sick employees had labor and health advocates sparring with representatives of business groups at a hearing Tuesday.

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