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Safe Streets opens new location in Sandtown-Winchester

Ten safety counselors joined representatives from the mayor’s office on March 17, 2016 to open a new Safe Streets facility in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood.

House Oversight Committee: America’s Heroin and Opioid Abuse Epidemic

On the same day that the FDA issued black box warning to all immediate r

Maryland commission awards $3.4 million in grants to help combat health disparities

The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission has awarded $3.4 million in grants to 15 organizations to fund projects that will expand health access in underserved areas, reduce health dispari

Prescription Painkillers Are Finally Getting the FDA Warning Labels They Deserve

People who take opioid painkillers can expect to find severe new warnings on their pill bottles.

Maryland commission awards $3.4 million in grants to help combat health disparities

The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission has awarded $3.4 million in grants to 15 organizations to fund projects that will expand health access in underserved areas, reduce health d

Rep. Cummings Rips Pharma Company For Price Gouging On Heroin Overdose Drug

In his opening remarks at the Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform 

Amid opioid and heroin epidemic, CDC guidelines aim to curb painkiller prescribing

Prescription painkillers should not be a first choice for treating common ailments like back pain and arthritis, according to new federal guidelines designed to reshape how doctors prescribe

Leana Wen to testify before House on drug treatment funding

Baltimore city's health commissioner, Dr. Leana S.

Baltimore Officials Seek Crackdown on Landlords over Lead Exposure

Too many Baltimore landlords are renting “under the radar”—that is, failing to register their rental properties with the Maryland Department of the Environment—and lead exposure and poisoning

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