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'This Is How I Save My Life' Excerpt From Amy B. Scher
Baltimore Co. Hospitals Provided With Narcan To Give To Families Of Overdose PatientsFor first responders, Naloxone is the go-to drug to stop overdoses from opioids.
Maryland Orthodontist Has Interesting Policy For Kids Who Lose Their RetainerParents understand just how often kids lose their belongings.
Idaho Child Diagnosed With Plague; Only 5th Human Case In State's HistoryA child in Elmore County, Idaho is recovering from plague in the first human case of the bacterial disease in Idaho since 1992.
Health Risks Increasing For Flesh-Eating BacteriaVibrio naturally occurs in brackish water, like the Chesapeake. In summer, it increases.
How To Identify Maryland's Venomous SnakesWarmer temperatures means that it's not uncommon to come across some slithery creatures in Maryland.
Skyping The Doctor? Poll Shows It's Not Just For The YoungEvery morning, 92-year-old Sidney Kramer wraps a blood pressure cuff around his arm and steps on a scale, and readings of his heart health beam to a team of nurses — and to his daughter's smartphone — miles from his Maryland home.
Health Alert Issued In Ellicott City Over Sewage OverflowHoward County officials are asking that residents in Ellicott City stay away from the 4500 block of Bonnie Branch Road after a sewage overflow was reported their following Sunday's flooding.
Online Dating Lowers Self-Esteem And Increases Depression, Studies SayBefore there were smartphones, singles would often go to bars or clubs and try to meet "the One," or at least the one for that night. Alcohol-induced courage and a steep bar tab later, singles were on top of their game or it was "game over" -- until the next weekend.
Health Officials Investigating Confirmed Case Of Measles In MarylandMaryland health officials are investigating a confirmed case of the measles.
Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.
Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.

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