Since the Supreme Court found that states could reject federal funding for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, 19 states have flatly rejected health care for millions of low-income Americans. The expansion is still under debate in five more states. President Obama says the reason for the rejection and the reluctance is political spite.
Last winter’s “Polar Vortex” has unleashed a particularly harsh allergy season, dubbed “The Pollen Vortex.” Baltimore’s asthma-related deaths are almost three times higher than the rest of the state's. Warm-weather injuries are expected to begin popping up in emergency rooms; we’ll hear about some of the most common injuries that occur as a result of spring activity and how to avoid them.