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Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals

People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose...

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Maryland & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly Everything

Like it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.

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Md. Army Reservists Deploying To West Africa To Assist In Ebola Efforts

Helping in the fight against Ebola. More than 100 Maryland Army reservists are heading to West Africa–where more than 5000 people have died from the disease.

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U-Md. Ebola Vaccine Study Progresses

The University of Maryland School of Medicine says it has administered an experimental Ebola vaccine to 20 volunteers in Baltimore.

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Ebola Vaccination Effort Underway At UMd. School Of Medicine

A desperate race to stop the Ebola outbreak is underway. Some of that life-saving work is being done right here in Baltimore.

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Md. Launches New State Health Care Website

It’s time for Marylanders to sign up for affordable health care. Maryland Health Connection is open for business.

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Obesity Affects Number Of Those Eligible For Military Service

Unhealthy eating habits could become an issue of national security. The Department of Defense says that obesity is affecting the number of Americans eligible to serve in the military.

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Funeral Planned For Md. Doctor Who Died From Ebola

The Maryland man who died after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone will be laid to rest Saturday, Nov. 29.

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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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