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10 Americans Leave Sierra Leone Amid Ebola Scare

Several Americans being monitored for Ebola could be coming to a Maryland hospital.

03/15/2015

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Baltimore Health Officials Urge Parents To Vaccinate Kids Against Measles

Measles cases are on the rise across the country. Seventeen states are now reporting the illness.

02/09/2015

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University Of Md. Warns Students Through Email About Flu Epidemic

A warning at the University of Maryland as a large number of students come down with the flu. The university is asking patients to isolate themselves to stop the spread. This year’s stubborn flu strain has already turned deadly. Rick Ritter has more on the growing flu fears.

02/06/2015

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First Case Of Measles Confirmed In Delaware

The measles outbreak is on maryland’s doorstep with a new case is confirmed and it’s not far away.

02/02/2015

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Officials: Thousands Possibly Exposed In Disney Measles Outbreak

Health officials fear thousands may have been exposed to the measles at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure last month.

01/12/2015

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CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For It

U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.

12/04/2014

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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

09/26/2014

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CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.

09/15/2014

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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.

07/24/2014

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CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

07/23/2014

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CDC Under Fire After Smallpox Vials Found

Under fire. Scrutiny intensifies at the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention in the wake of several security breaches involving potentially deadly diseases.

07/18/2014

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Study Finds High Number Of Deaths Linked To Excessive Drinking

A new study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) finds excessive drinking accounts for nearly 1 in 10 deaths.

07/03/2014

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