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- First Maryland Medical Marijuana Clinic Open In Annapolis The first specialty clinic for medical marijuana opened in Annapolis in June and has seen more than 100 prospective patients -- even though the Maryland Medical Cannabis Program isn't expected to be operational for another year.
- Rep. Edwards To Attend Event On Healthy Meals In Schools Rep. Donna Edwards is scheduled to attend an event that will highlight an initiative aimed at improving the ability of schools to provide healthy meals to school children.
- Cancer, Hair Loss Haven't Affected Gov. Hogan's Positive Outlook Days after Governor Larry Hogan showcases his new look online, he is talking about his health.
- New Howard County Bill Aims To Curb Using E-Cigarettes In Public Howard County lawmakers are hoping to limit where vaping is allowed.
- Medical Device Manufacturer Agrees To $13.5M Settlement Federal prosecutors say a medical device manufacturer has agreed to pay the U.S. $13.5 million over allegations of false claims for the company's devices.
- Drones Being Tested To Carry Blood To Emergencies They’ve been surrounded by controversy, but drones could soon save lives, thanks to a new study by a Johns Hopkins doctor. The impact could be worldwide.
- Boy Who Lost Hands To Infection Gets Double Hand Transplant A Baltimore County boy makes history, becoming the first child in the world to have a double hand transplant.
- Maryland Vulnerable After Avian Flu Hits Poultry Industry Hard It's devastated poultry operations in the Midwest and now avian influenza has a very strong chance of making it here to Maryland.
- Cardin To Discuss Health Care Innovation Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to discuss ways of meeting health care challenges with innovative care.
- Official: Arrival Of Bird Flu In Maryland Expected This Fall Maryland's top agricultural official says he expects the bird flu outbreak that has ravaged poultry flocks across much of the country to arrive in the state this fall.
- Study Shows How Alzheimer's Affects Women Differently Than Men New developments in Alzheimer's research---a disease that is known to be more common for women. Now a study shows how it impacts them differently.
- Contractor For Maryland Health Exchange Website To Pay $45M Tens of millions of your dollars were shelled out for a website that never worked. Now the state is getting money back from the company in charge of making Maryland's failed Healthcare Exchange website.
- State Officials Warn Parents: Don't Leave Your Children Unattended In Cars A little girl left inside a hot car in Baltimore is Maryland's first heat-related death of the summer. Now there is a warning from state health officials to all parents.
- Study Shows Breast Cancer Survivors Gain More Weight Than Cancer-Free Women A new study out of Johns Hopkins finds breast cancer survivors are gaining more weight than women who are cancer free.
- Maryland Is Becoming Hot Spot For Lyme Disease Right now is the most dangerous time of the year for getting Lyme Disease. It's spreading rapidly and Maryland is one of the hot spots.