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5 Dec 1999:  Chuck Evans #29 of the Baltimore Ravens runs with the ball during the game against the Tennessee Titans at the PSINet Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens defeated the Titans 41-14. Mandatory Credit: Doug Pensinger  /Allsport

Widow Of Former Ravens Player A Part Of New Lawsuit Against NFL Teams

Painkiller pressure. A federal lawsuit is filed against NFL teams across the country by a Baltimore-based attorney.

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Maryland & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Sugar Free Initiatives Bill To Be Introduced

Baltimore City Council prepares to tackle what some consider a huge health issue–sugary drinks.

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Former Players: NFL Teams ‘Conspired’ To Push Painkillers

Hundreds of former players have filed a lawsuit claiming all 32 NFL teams, their doctors, trainers and medical staffs obtained and provided painkillers to players — often illegally — as part of a decades-long conspiracy to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.

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Ceremony Honors First Responders & Hero Children

Setting aside one day to honor those who save lives every day—not just first responders but also Maryland citizens.

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Maryland Reports 21 Percent Increase In Fatal Overdoses

Maryland’s health department says the state had a 21 percent increase in fatal drug overdoses in 2014, compared to the previous year.

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Former Beauty Queen Taking Drastic Steps To Avoid Breast Cancer

An update on a story we first brought you two years ago. A former beauty queen from Maryland makes a brave decision—removing both of her breasts because most of her female relatives died of breast cancer.

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Doctor With Rape Conviction Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A doctor who got a Maryland medical license despite his Florida rape conviction has settled a wrongful death lawsuit in Baltimore County.

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U.S. In Grip Of What Experts Call ‘Pollen Tsunami’

If you have red, itchy eyes or stuffed-up sinuses, you are not alone. Allergy experts across the country are warning of a “pollen tsunami.”

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?