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Cancer Death Rates Drop 20 Percent Since 1991

More than a half a million people are predicted to die this year in America from all forms of cancer. Though the overall number is staggering, the predicted deaths are showing a decrease from a high reached in 1991.

01/22/2013

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Baltimore Police Investigate 4 Killings In 6 Hours

Baltimore police say they are investigating four deaths in a span of six hours.

01/13/2013

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Most Cancer Deaths Continue To Drop

Cancer death rates decreased by 1.6 percent from 2000 to 2009.

01/09/2013

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U.S. Traffic Deaths Decline in 2011; Fatality Rate Hits All-Time Low

In 2011, fewer people died on U.S. roads than at any time since 1949.

12/17/2012

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Pedestrian Deaths Remain Stubborn In Md.

Maryland transportation officials are setting less ambitious goals after failing to significantly reduce pedestrian deaths in the state.

12/03/2012

Infant Travel Beds Recalled

About 220,000 infant travel beds have been recalled after reports of one infant’s death and nine others entrapped or distressed while inside the portable sleep tents. Click on the link for more information.

11/16/2012

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Sandy Gone, Caribbean Mourns 58 Dead, Cleans Up

The Caribbean death toll from Hurricane Sandy rose again sharply on Saturday, even as the storm swirled away toward the U.S. East Coast.

10/27/2012

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FDA: Fungus In Tainted Steroids And Patients Match

The fungus found in tainted steroid shots matches the one behind the national meningitis outbreak that has killed 20 people, federal health officials said Thursday.

10/18/2012

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Woman Hospitalized After Meningitis Outbreak Speaks With WJZ

More cases of meningitis from tainted steroids. Tuesday, the CDC reported another three deaths, bringing the death toll to 11. Here in Maryland, affected families are on edge.

10/09/2012

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Meningitis Outbreak Traced To Steroid Used To Relieve Back Pain; Health Officials Brace For More Cases

Injected to relieve pain, a steroid contaminated with meningitis has killed five people in the U.S., including one right here in Maryland. And nationally, as many as 900 people may have received a potentially dangerous injection.

10/04/2012

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Baltimore Police Probe Death Of Man In Custody; Family Calls It Police Brutality

He was arrested on drug charges but just minutes after the arrest, a Baltimore City man died in police custody. Now his family and witnesses are calling it a case of police brutality.

09/25/2012

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Grandson Of Pikesville Murder Victims Now Suspect In Their Deaths & Hospitalized In Okla.

There’s new information about the elderly couple found murdered in their home. WJZ has now learned the grandson of the murder victims is being considered a suspect in their deaths and is hospitalized in Oklahoma.

09/14/2012

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