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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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WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

10/15/2014

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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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Norovirus Affects Millions, Caused By Food Workers

According to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus.

06/04/2014

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CDC: U.S. Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

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CDC Probes Mystery Of Rabies Transplant Survivors

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to understand why three of the four people who got organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 didn’t develop the disease, the agency’s top rabies expert said Wednesday.

04/03/2013

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4 More Hepatitis C Cases in Maryland Found Related To Infected Worker

The former lab tech accused of exposing hundreds of people to Hepatitis C is now believed to have more victims here in Baltimore.

12/21/2012

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Baltimore City Observes World AIDS Day

AIDS was first recognized 31 years ago. Medical advancements and education has helped in the fight against the disease, but cities like Baltimore are an example that there’s still a long way to go.

12/01/2012

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Md. Reports 16th Case Of Meningitis Linked To Steroid Shot

The number of meningitis cases linked to steroid injections for back pain continues to grow in Maryland.

10/16/2012

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More Than 90 People Sick With Meningitis; Pharmacy Linked To Outbreak Issues Wide Recall

Health officials say they have now confirmed more than 90 cases of a rare fungal meningitis that has been linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.

10/07/2012

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Peanut Butter Recall Includes Major Retailers

A recall of peanut butter and other nut products has some of the country’s largest grocery stores pulling store-brand products off their shelves.

10/02/2012

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