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- Audit: Maryland Misallocated $28.4M For Health Exchange Paying for insurance. A federal audit finds that Maryland may have wrongfully billed the federal government for millions of dollars in affordable care funding.
- Maryland Chapter Of ADA Has New Women's Health Initiative It's Diabetes Alert Day across the nation, and the Maryland chapter of the American Diabetes Association is using the day to kick off its inaugural "Fabulous You" women's health initiative.
- Md. Doctor Applauds Angelina Jolie's Decision To Remove Ovaries After Cancer Scare Brave move. Hollywood star Angelina Jolie makes a shocking revelation, telling the world about her close call with ovarian cancer and why she can no longer have children.
- Senate OKs Artificial Insemination Bill For Same-Sex Couples Female same-sex couples in Maryland would have the same health care benefits for artificial insemination as heterosexual couples, under a bill passed by the state Senate.
- Restaurant Grading System Fails To Get Past City Council A new grading system is causing some controversy for city restaurant owners. The city council has opted not to go for health inspectors handing out grades based on restaurant cleanliness.
- New PBS Cancer Documentary Filmed At Johns Hopkins Hospital The story of cancer. A new documentary about the deadly disease is filmed right here in Baltimore.
- 'Egg Crack Challenge' Raises Money For Juvenile Diabetes In the spirit of the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS, a college student from Towson started the "Egg Crack Challenge" to raise money for juvenile diabetes research, a disease he was living with.
- Ronald McDonald House Helps Patients Heal With Touch Of Home People come from all over the world to Baltimore for high quality medical care.
- Med Students At Johns Hopkins Learn Residency On 'Match Day' It’s the day that students work so hard for, it's called Match Day--and medical students throughout the country find out where they will do their residency and become doctors.
- More Than 289,000 Md. Residents Enrolled For Health Care The state of Maryland says 289,131 residents enrolled in health care in the second sign up period.
- Global Ebola Battle Comes To Baltimore Right here in Maryland, researchers are racing to develop a way to stop Ebola. At the University of Maryland School of Medicine, a dozen brave Marylanders have volunteered their bodies to test an experimental vaccine--but will it work and is it worth...
- Ebola Patient At NIH Now In Critical Condition The health of the American Ebola patient has worsened. They were flown in Friday and just over the weekend changed to critical condition.
- Ebola Patient In 'Serious' Condition At NIH In Md. A health care worker infected with the Ebola virus is in Maryland for treatment. The person is being treated at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.
- NIH To Admit, Treat Another Ebola Patient Friday Just when it seemed like the Ebola crisis was subsiding, an American aid worker infected in Africa is on the way to a Maryland hospital.
- Bill Would Ban Sugary Drinks From Kids' Menus Fighting childhood obesity by preventing children from drinking soda. That's the city health commissioner's plan.