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- 50 Levindale Geriatric Center Employees Take On The Ice Bucket Challenge There are some staggering numbers on the amount of money raised by all those folks pouring ice water over their heads here in Baltimore and across the country.
- Health Officials Warn Against Using Unapproved Meds Public health officials in Maryland are warning residents against using an unapproved medication to treat children's colds that is being sold in some convenience stores in Latino communities.
- Moveable Feast Provides Baltimore Patients With ‘Food As Medicine’ For 25 Years When AIDS first spread, its victims were treated as outcasts. The sick found it hard to care for themselves and few people were willing to help.
- Ron Matz, Charlestowne Retirement Community Accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 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.
- Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To Breastfeed More women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.
- WJZ’s Linh Bui & Marty Bass Take On The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 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."
- What Robin Williams' Death Tells Us About Parkinson's Disease Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
- How Common Is Depression? Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.
- Fort Detrick Lab To Study Ebola Treatment 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.
- Study: Metabolism Can Be Boosted By Adjusting Thermostat A new study published by the American Diabetes Association shows something as simple as lowering your thermostat can jump start your metabolism.