HEALTHBEAT: When To Stop Mammograms Tricky Issue As US AgesLost in the arguing over whether women should begin mammograms at age 40 or 50, or somewhere in between, is the issue they'll all eventually face: when to stop.
Cancer Now No. 1 Killer In 22 States, Ahead Of Heart DiseaseCancer is becoming the No. 1 killer in more and more states as deaths from heart disease have declined, new health statistics show.
Long Before Learning ABCs, Tots Recognize Words Are SymbolsCelebrate your child's scribbles. A novel experiment shows that even before learning their ABCs, youngsters start to recognize that a written word symbolizes language in a way a drawing doesn't -- a developmental step on the path to reading.
Many Doctors Don't Urge HPV Shots For Preteens, Study SaysMany pediatricians and family doctors are not strongly recommending the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine to preteens and their parents, contributing to low vaccination rates, a survey of nearly 600 doctors suggests.
RECALL: PetSmart Recalls Dog Treat Due To Possible MoldPetSmart has issued a voluntary recall for one one of their dog treats due to potential mold.
RECALL: Campbell Soup Recalls 355,000 Cans Of SpaghettiOsCampbell Soup is recalling 355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs Original in the U.S. due to a possible choking hazard.
Patients Want Drug Off The Market Following Crippling Side EffectsDoctors are blaming crippling side effects on a powerful drug that's being prescribed to thousands of patients around the country and here in Maryland.
Johns Hopkins Hospital Hosts Gynecologic Cancer ConferenceThe phrase “below the belt” is taking on new meaning in tonight’s WJZ HealthWatch.
5 Things About Trans Fats And The FDA's Proposed Phase OutThere are a lot fewer trans fats in the nation's food than there were a decade ago, but the Obama administration is moving toward getting rid of them almost entirely.
App Enables Self-Reporting Of Possible Ebola Symptoms In Md.Maryland residents who have been to any of the three West African countries battling an Ebola outbreak now can use their smartphone or computer to report possible symptoms to the state health department, the agency and the application's developer said Wednesday.
Baltimore Cancer Patients Experiment With Cutting Edge Treatment
Baltimore County Planning Drug Overdose Response TrainingThe Baltimore County Department of Health is offering a free, two-hour training course on how to prevent and respond to certain drug overdoses.