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- UMd. Tracking Cases Of Viral Meningitis Several cases of viral meningitis are causing concern on campus at the University of Maryland.
- Hopkins To Help Design Ebola Guide For Nurses Johns Hopkins Medicine says it has been asked to lead a group to design a Web-based program on Ebola protocols for health workers.
- Baltimore Man Wins $3.9M In Negligence Case A Baltimore man who says he was left paralyzed from the mid-chest down because of negligent post-operative care has been awarded $3.9 million.
- 3 Hospitals Designated For Md. Ebola Patients A number of new developments in the ongoing concerns over Ebola.
- Baltimore County Leaders Push To Get More People CPR Certified The nationwide shift to hands-only CPR is saving lives. Baltimore County has several cases, and Thursday, it honored medics and firefighters who recently used the technique.
- Health Board OKs Contract For Call Center Software The board overseeing Maryland's health exchange has approved a contract to modify software designed to help the state's call center that assists people who try to get signed up for health insurance.
- Ebola Monitoring In Md. To Depend On Circumstances Health officials are working on a plan to monitor every person who returns to Maryland from countries stricken by Ebola, but the extent of the monitoring will depend on individual circumstances, the state's health secretary said Wednesday.
- Obama Expresses Optimism About Ebola In U.S. President Barack Obama expressed confidence about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the...
- Here's How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.
- Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk Off We've heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it's harmful to our health. But that isn't keeping many Americans from drinking it.
- Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
- U.S. To Track Everyone Coming From Ebola Nations All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.
- Baltimore Volunteers Line Up In The Race To Find An Ebola Vaccine The race to find an Ebola vaccine is now lining up volunteers here in Baltimore.
- Maryland Is Taking Precautions To Prevent Spread Of Ebola Gov. Martin O’Malley joined with some of the state's top health officials to talk about how Maryland is responding and preparing for any possible cases of the Ebola virus.
- President Obama Appoints Former Biden Chief Of Staff To Lead Ebola Response President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis, the White House said Friday.