Latest Baltimore Healthwatch
If you haven’t been under an ice bucket lately, you’ve probably been under a rock. The Ice Bucket Challenge has social media on fire, raising millions for the ALS Association.
The videos are all over the internet: people dumping buckets of ice water over their heads. It’s all for a good cause. The ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge.”
Researchers at the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick are planning a study on an experimental drug that was given to two American aid workers to treat the Ebola virus.
With more than 700 people dead from the Ebola virus in West Africa, fears are running rampant of the virus spreading globally. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is siding on caution.
A Maryland man is dead after his family says he didn’t receive adequate medical treatment in Liberia.
Maryland’s health secretary will be joining the full-time faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
The words ebola and uncontrolled is a dangerous combination. But that’s how health experts are characterizing the current outbreak in Africa.
A Maryland official says a computer glitch with Connecticut’s health exchange will be corrected in the version Maryland will be using as it revamps its own troubled website with Connecticut’s technology.
Prostate cancer strikes thousands of men every year, but going out and getting tested can very well be the difference between life and death. For that reason, WJZ is a proud sponsor of the 6th Annual Great Prostate Cancer Challenge.
Watch Dr. Travis Stork from The Doctors and a panel of renowned medical experts discuss colorectal cancer and digestive health.
Visit CBS Baltimore’s Your Home for great advice on how to keep your home clean, green and healthy.