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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...

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Maryland & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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