CDC Posts Plan for Dealing With Any Zika Outbreaks In USThe government has come up with a plan in case mosquitoes start spreading Zika in the U.S.
For The First Time, More Than 4 In 10 US Women are ObeseThe nation's obesity epidemic continues to grow, led by an alarming increase among women. For the first time, more than 4 in 10 U.S. women are obese, according to new government health statistics.
Pentagon: Military Mistakenly Shipped Live Anthrax SamplesThe 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.
Jury Awards $9.3 million In Lead-Paint Poisoning CaseA Baltimore jury has awarded $9.3 million to a man who says he was poisoned by lead-based paint at his former rowhouse.
Smokers React To New Anti-Cigarette AdA new ad campaign hopes to stop you in your tracks before reaching for a cigarette.
10 Americans Leave Sierra Leone Amid Ebola ScareSeveral Americans being monitored for Ebola could be coming to a Maryland hospital.
Baltimore Health Officials Urge Parents To Vaccinate Kids Against MeaslesMeasles cases are on the rise across the country. Seventeen states are now reporting the illness.
University Of Md. Warns Students Through Email About Flu EpidemicA 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.
First Case Of Measles Confirmed In DelawareThe measles outbreak is on maryland's doorstep with a new case is confirmed and it's not far away.
Officials: Thousands Possibly Exposed In Disney Measles OutbreakHealth officials fear thousands may have been exposed to the measles at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure last month.
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.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.
CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal FluThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.