Health

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Balt. Co. Girl Celebrates First Year With New Heart

A Baltimore County girl born with a diseased heart needed a new one to survive. WJZ was in the operating room at Johns Hopkins...

Health Reform

Maryland & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Condition Of American Ebola Patient At NIH in Md. Improves

The National Institutes of Health is reporting that the condition of the American with Ebola has improved.

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Va. Man Gets 18 Months In HIV Case Involving 2 Md. Women

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for having unprotected sex with two women in Maryland without telling them he was HIV positive.

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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.

diabetes

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.

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Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about her decision to make a pre-emptive strike against cancer, opting for a preventative double mastectomy. Her decision launched a worldwide discussion.

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.

same sex marriage, gay marriage

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.

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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.

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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?