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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

Lyme Disease

Spread By Deer Ticks, Lyme Disease Has Been Underestimated In Md.

Spread by the deer tick, Lyme disease is a lot more common than thought. Maryland is one of 13 states with the highest rates of infection.

08/20/2013

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Baltimore Project To Fix Up Seniors’ Homes To help Them Age In Place

The environment in which you live can be as disabling as a disease, and too often, older Americans wind up in a nursing home not because they’re super-sick but because they can’t get through their days safely at home.

07/08/2013

Terrie Hall

Former Smoker Who Appeared In Anti-Smoking Commercial Is Honored By CDC

The woman behind a dramatic and graphic anti-smoking commercial is being honored.

05/23/2013

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CDC: 3 Of 5 Pools Tested Positive For Fecal Contamination

The CDC says public swimming pools are contaminated with fecal matter a majority of the time.

05/17/2013

rabies

23 Urged To Get Rabies Shot After Transplant Death

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says at least 23 people have been urged to get rabies shots following the disclosure that four patients received organs from an infected donor.

03/20/2013

rabies

Marylander Who Died Of Rabies Contracted It From Kidney Transplant Surgery

Maryland health officials release new information about a rare case. A man dies of rabies he got through an organ transplant.

03/15/2013

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Md. Reports First Pediatric Flu-Related Death

State health officials say the season’s first pediatric flu-related death has been confirmed in Maryland.

01/19/2013

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ER Visits Tied To Energy Drinks Double Since 2007

A new government report is raising more concern over energy drinks. It shows more people are heading to the emergency room after drinking them.

01/16/2013

meningitis

Second Fungal Meningitis Death Reported In Md.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there has been another death in Maryland from fungal meningitis related to recalled medications.

12/10/2012

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CDC Reports This Is The Earliest Flu Season In A Decade

This year’s flu season is the earliest since 2003-04 and that season was considered severe.

12/04/2012

meningitis

FDA Chief Will Testify At First Meningitis Hearing

House lawmakers investigating a nationwide outbreak of deadly meningitis have summoned the head of the Food and Drug Administration to testify at the first congressional hearing on the issue next week.

11/06/2012

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