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Drug-Sniffing Dogs At Risk Of Overdose, Maryland Police Officers Step Up To Save Their Life

As police officers throughout Maryland are trying to get synthetic opioids off the street, their K-9 partners are becoming more at risk of overdose. It has been determined that synthetic opioids, such carfentanil and fentanyl, are more deadly and powerful … Continue reading

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Surgeons At Johns Hopkins Develop A Minimally Invasive Surgery To Treat Pancreatitis

Surgeons at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore have developed a minimally invasive surgery to treat chronic pancreatitis. Currently the condition is treated with pancreatectomy, removal of the pancreas. Chronic pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas becomes inflamed and the … Continue reading

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New Maryland Laws Going Into Effect On July The 1st

With the uncertainty created by the Trump White House, Maryland lawmakers have taken steps to prevent their state from losing Planned Parenthood funding. The new law, which goes into effect on July 1, will help to diminish the impact of … Continue reading

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Maryland Babies Being Born With Drugs In Their System Is Rapidly Increasing

Hospitals throughout Maryland are forced to deal with an ever-increasing number of babies exposed to drugs. As the opioid epidemic grows, so do the youngest victims of opioid addiction. Infants born with opiates or narcotics in their system will have … Continue reading

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