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- Johns Hopkins University Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit Johns Hopkins University faces a $1 billion lawsuit. The lawsuit is being filed by nearly 800 former research subjects and their families.
- Maryland Groups Build Awareness For Bike Safety Keeping the roads safe. Bike safety has been getting a lot of attention in recent months.
- Smokers React To New Anti-Cigarette Ad A new ad campaign hopes to stop you in your tracks before reaching for a cigarette.
- Balt. Co. Girl Celebrates First Year With New Heart A Baltimore County girl born with a diseased heart needed a new one to survive. WJZ was in the operating room at Johns Hopkins when she got one. Now, one year later, WJZ was there again when the Parrott family got some life-changing news.
- Condition Of American Ebola Patient At NIH in Md. Improves The National Institutes of Health is reporting that the condition of the American with Ebola has improved.
- Va. Man Gets 18 Months In HIV Case Involving 2 Md. Women A Virginia man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for having unprotected sex with two women in Maryland without telling them he was HIV positive.
- Audit: Maryland Misallocated $28.4M For Health Exchange Paying for insurance. A federal audit finds that Maryland may have wrongfully billed the federal government for millions of dollars in affordable care funding.
- Maryland Chapter Of ADA Has New Women's Health Initiative It's Diabetes Alert Day across the nation, and the Maryland chapter of the American Diabetes Association is using the day to kick off its inaugural "Fabulous You" women's health initiative.
- Md. Doctor Applauds Angelina Jolie's Decision To Remove Ovaries After Cancer Scare Brave move. Hollywood star Angelina Jolie makes a shocking revelation, telling the world about her close call with ovarian cancer and why she can no longer have children.
- Senate OKs Artificial Insemination Bill For Same-Sex Couples Female same-sex couples in Maryland would have the same health care benefits for artificial insemination as heterosexual couples, under a bill passed by the state Senate.
- Restaurant Grading System Fails To Get Past City Council A new grading system is causing some controversy for city restaurant owners. The city council has opted not to go for health inspectors handing out grades based on restaurant cleanliness.
- New PBS Cancer Documentary Filmed At Johns Hopkins Hospital The story of cancer. A new documentary about the deadly disease is filmed right here in Baltimore.
- 'Egg Crack Challenge' Raises Money For Juvenile Diabetes In the spirit of the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS, a college student from Towson started the "Egg Crack Challenge" to raise money for juvenile diabetes research, a disease he was living with.
- Ronald McDonald House Helps Patients Heal With Touch Of Home People come from all over the world to Baltimore for high quality medical care.
- Med Students At Johns Hopkins Learn Residency On 'Match Day' It’s the day that students work so hard for, it's called Match Day--and medical students throughout the country find out where they will do their residency and become doctors.