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This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC.  The Pentagon, which is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DOD), is the world's largest office building by floor area, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2), of which 3,700,000 sq ft (340,000 m2) are used as offices.  Approximately 23,000 military and civilian employees and about 3,000 non-defense support personnel work in the Pentagon. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon: Military Mistakenly Shipped Live Anthrax Samples

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores.

05/27/2015

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Jury Awards $9.3 million In Lead-Paint Poisoning Case

A Baltimore jury has awarded $9.3 million to a man who says he was poisoned by lead-based paint at his former rowhouse.

04/30/2015

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Smokers React To New Anti-Cigarette Ad

A new ad campaign hopes to stop you in your tracks before reaching for a cigarette.

03/30/2015

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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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