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Local Veterans Sound Off After Latest Round of VA Woes

Tens of thousands of veterans are waiting months to see a doctor. Now local veterans are sounding off as Congress takes action to...

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Maryland & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Boy Scout Recovering After Being Bitten By Poisonous Snake

An Anne Arundel County Boy Scout is recovering after being bitten by a venomous snake.

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Hopkins Expert: No Cure, Vaccine For Ebola Contracted By 2 American Volunteers In Africa

The words ebola and uncontrolled is a dangerous combination. But that’s how health experts are characterizing the current outbreak in Africa.

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New Lab Keeps Md. On Cutting Edge Of Health & Technology

Infectious diseases, pathogens and bioterrorism agents are all inside a new building downtown.

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New Council To Address Drug Overdoses In Md. Head-On

Fighting a deadly problem. Governor Martin O’Malley recently signed an executive order in a push to prevent the growing number of drug overdoses in Maryland. It’s a problem getting out of control.

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Women Define Trauma To Share $190M Hopkins Payout

Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns Hopkins Health System. But they’ll have to describe their trauma before seeing any money.

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Experts: Food Allergies Are Skyrocketing

An explosion of food allergies is unique to America and Europe and no one seems to know why.

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Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

WebMD Health News
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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?