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- Maryland Vulnerable After Avian Flu Hits Poultry Industry Hard It's devastated poultry operations in the Midwest and now avian influenza has a very strong chance of making it here to Maryland.
- Cardin To Discuss Health Care Innovation Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to discuss ways of meeting health care challenges with innovative care.
- Official: Arrival Of Bird Flu In Maryland Expected This Fall Maryland's top agricultural official says he expects the bird flu outbreak that has ravaged poultry flocks across much of the country to arrive in the state this fall.
- Study Shows How Alzheimer's Affects Women Differently Than Men New developments in Alzheimer's research---a disease that is known to be more common for women. Now a study shows how it impacts them differently.
- Contractor For Maryland Health Exchange Website To Pay $45M Tens of millions of your dollars were shelled out for a website that never worked. Now the state is getting money back from the company in charge of making Maryland's failed Healthcare Exchange website.
- State Officials Warn Parents: Don't Leave Your Children Unattended In Cars A little girl left inside a hot car in Baltimore is Maryland's first heat-related death of the summer. Now there is a warning from state health officials to all parents.
- Study Shows Breast Cancer Survivors Gain More Weight Than Cancer-Free Women A new study out of Johns Hopkins finds breast cancer survivors are gaining more weight than women who are cancer free.
- Maryland Is Becoming Hot Spot For Lyme Disease Right now is the most dangerous time of the year for getting Lyme Disease. It's spreading rapidly and Maryland is one of the hot spots.
- Howard County Says No To Push For Healthy Eating The push to promote healthy eating by setting government guidelines is, once again, blocked in Howard County.
- Girl Thriving Years After Having Half Her Brain Removed Seven years ago, WJZ introduced you to a very special girl from Texas, who captured our hearts.
- Heroin Epidemic Continues To Surge; Antidote More Difficult To Buy A warning from Baltimore health officials--heroin is getting even more deadly. It's now being laced with a powerful painkiller. Making matters worse, the antidote is harder than ever to get.
- Fentanyl-related Deaths Up 178 Percent In Baltimore Health officials are warning Baltimore residents that drug overdose deaths linked to a highly potent chemical commonly used to lace heroin are up 178 percent from last year.
- Baltimore Orioles Work To Teach Kids How To Be Healthy Baltimore Orioles trainers and nutritionists are teaming up to teach kids how to stay healthy. It's all in an effort to curb childhood obesity and get kids outside.
- Warning To Parents: Do Not Leave Children Alone In Hot Car With one heat-related death in the city already this summer, city officials are issuing an important warning to parents.
- Governor Hogan Finishing Up First Round Of Chemo Governor Larry Hogan is wrapping up his first round of chemotherapy on a positive note: with a lot of positive energy coming from outside the hospital.