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- Dulles Stepping Up Screenings To Keep Ebola Out Of The U.S. Five of the nation's airports are stepping up screenings for people flying in from West Africa. One of them, Dulles International, is right here in our region.
- The Ebola Effect: More Marylanders Opting For Flu Vaccine Some are calling it the Ebola effect. Health officials say the amount of people getting their flu shots has increased dramatically compared to recent years.
- Study: Drinking Lots Of Milk Might Not Be Good For You We've long heard that drinking milk can help our bones and overall health. But a new study out Thursday morning says drinking lots of milk could actually be bad for you.
- Changing Seasons Can Mean a Change in Mood Millions of people will turn their clocks back an hour on Sunday, but for some the extra hour of sleep gained is not worth the hours of daylight lost.
- Survey: Shrimp In United States Rife With Mislabeling Consumers around the nation can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says.
- Hopkins Team To Develop Ebola Training Tool For Medical Workers The Centers for Disease Control picks a team from Johns Hopkins to help develop a special tool to properly train health care workers nationwide.
- Growing Number Of UMd. Students Contracting Viral Meningitis The numbers are growing. University of Maryland officials confirm nearly two dozen cases of viral meningitis on the College Park campus.
- Board Explores Background Checks In Wake Of Former Md. Doctor Convicted Of Rape Regulators allowed a doctor to practice in Maryland despite a past rape conviction. His case is now putting a spotlight on the lack of required background checks for all of Maryland's physicians.
- Md. Enacts New Protocols To Battle Ebola Tests show the person brought to the University of Maryland Medical Center for a suspected case of Ebola does not have the deadly disease, but they were taken for testing and treatment in an abundance of caution.
- Medical Marijuana Panel May Vote On Regulations Medical marijuana could soon be available in Maryland. The rules for handling the drug were discussed Tuesday.
- Man Charged In Md. HIV Exposure Case Freed On Bond A Virginia man charged with having unprotected sex with two women in Maryland without disclosing he was HIV-positive has been released on bond until trial.
- Aberdeen Proving Ground Sends Chemists To Help With Ebola Outbreak Soldiers from Aberdeen Proving Ground are heading to West Africa to help with the overwhelming task the country has in diagnosing those patients with the deadly Ebola disease.
- O'Malley, Md. Health Officials To Monitor Those Exposed To Ebola The state of Maryland announced new steps to protect the public from people who have been exposed to Ebola in parts of West Africa.
- Md. Designates 3 Hospitals To Care For Ebola Patients The state of Maryland has designated three specific hospitals to care for any potential Ebola patients should the need arise.
- Woman Journeys Through Pregnancy And Breast Cancer Amber Blose typed up a few paragraphs and posted to the Internet. With the last few key strokes, she wrote: "No sugar-coating will be found. That's just not my style."