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- 5 Die From Hypothermia In Maryland In Month State public health officials say Maryland has seen its first deaths from hypothermia this season, with five people dying from cold-related conditions in a month.
- Pharmacy Owner Convicted Of Health Care Fraud The owner of a pharmacy chain has been convicted of defrauding Medicaid and Medicare by submitting false claims for prescription refills.
- U.S. Nurse Exposed To Ebola Being Monitored At NIH An American nurse who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone has been admitted the National Institutes of Health near Washington, D.C.
- UMd. Event Highlights Infectious Disease Research Some of the nation's leading infectious-disease fighters are speaking at an event in Baltimore highlighting efforts to stop the spread of Ebola and AIDS.
- Maryland Launches Phone App To Fight Drunk Driving Maryland has launched a new phone app to fight drunk driving.
- Study: Stress Causes Aging -- Even In Teens And Pre-teens Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.
- Kidney Transplant Survivor Dies During Burglary At His Home He was given a second chance at life but this weekend, violence claimed the life of Jonathan Harris, a two-time kidney transplant survivor.
- Expert Warns Doing This While Checking Your Messages Can Cause 'Email Apnea' Like sleep apnea, email apnea puts people at risk for a variety of illnesses, such as stroke, heart attack and diabetes, expert believe.
- Medical Trial May Help Offset Peanut Allergies CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports, researchers at Lurie Children's Hospital are conducting a study that may give patients other options in the future. But does it work?
- Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACA A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.
- Md. Governor-Elect Vows To Increase Fight Against Heroin Governor-elect Larry Hogan picked a battleground on the public health and safety front and is declaring a state of emergency.
- Doctors Work To Fight Painkiller Overdoses It's a nationwide epidemic. Prescription drug abuse is responsible for a growing number of deaths. Now a new study out of Johns Hopkins shows that doctors are taking steps to try and fight painkiller overdoses.
- How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
- More Than 50,000 Enroll In Health Care In Maryland Nearly 52,000 people have enrolled for health coverage in Maryland since the second enrollment period began last month, the state's health care exchange said Friday.
- New Study Says Wind Energy Has Double Benefits A new study released Thursday find a double benefit from increasing wind energy in Maryland.