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Officials Remind Marylanders About Health Care Open Enrollment DeadlineThe Maryland Health Connection is reminding everyone of an important deadline for health care.
VA Study Shows Parasite From Vietnam May Be Killing VetsA half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a slow-killing parasite.
Risk Of Stillbirth Doubled By Sleeping On Your Back, Study SaysResearchers in Great Britain say the common sleeping position can double the risk of stillbirth during the third trimester.
Alcohol Use Is A Major Risk Factor For Cancer, But 70% Of Americans Don't Think SoEven light drinkers may raise their risk of getting several types of cancer.
40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
FDA Advisers Review Gene Therapy To Treat Form Of BlindnessU.S. health advisers are reviewing a novel treatment for a rare form of inherited blindness, potentially setting the stage for the launch of a groundbreaking new genetic medicine.
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Six Self-Defense Principles Every Woman Should Know
Six Self-Defense Principles Every Woman Should Know
Baltimore Will Take Another Look At Banning PolystyreneOver the past three years, two counties in Maryland have imposed bans on polystyrene foam products in their restaurants and schools. Now it's Baltimore City's turn to again consider following suit in getting rid of a product that makes up 85 percent of its litter.
River Of Life: Breast Cancer Survivor and Daughter Kayak 300 Miles For Cancer ResearchA breast cancer survivor originally from Harford County launched a special tribute journey with her daughter earlier this month to help raise funds for breast cancer research.
Schools, Libraries Help With Opioid Crisis By Carrying NalaxoneLibraries and schools will now be on the front lines of tackling Maryland's opioid crisis.

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