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Obesity Officially Classified As A Disease

The American Medical Association, the nation’s largest organization of doctors, now considers obesity a disease.

06/24/2013

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Md. Woman Plans Fundraiser For Alopecia

Kayla Campbell turned a loss into a gain after her hair fell out. It took several years to get past the discouraging disappearance of her thick, wavy brown locks.

05/03/2013

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Maryland Half Marathon: A Do-It-Yourself Approach To Cancer Research Fundraising

Ask those who are trying to find a cure for diseases and they’ll tell you that it is much harder to get funding for research. Now a cancer center downtown is taking a do-it-yourself approach to finding the money.

05/01/2013

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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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Army Study Finds High Cure Rate For Skin Disease

Army researchers at Fort Detrick say an antibiotic cream developed with international partners is effective against a disfiguring disease caused by sandfly bites in the Middle East and North Africa.

02/07/2013

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Aspirin Linked To Blinding Eye Disease

Macular degeneration is a leading cause of blindness in older adults. Taking aspirin may bring it on.

01/23/2013

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Johns Hopkins University Doctors Experiment With Pacemaker To Combat Alzheimer’s

One in eight older Americans has Alzheimer’s disease. Now doctors right here in Baltimore break new ground in the fight against it.

12/10/2012

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Md. Man With ALS Disease To Hold Fundraiser To Help Other Patients

ALS is an incurable disease that kills most of its victims three to five years after diagnosis. Former Ravens player O.J. Brigance has it and has a foundation to help others.

11/16/2012

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NFL Players At Higher Risk Of Brain Diseases

Former NFL players may have a higher risk of dying from diseases that damage brain cells.

09/10/2012

Inner Harbor

Baltimore Bacteria Tracker Keeping Tabs On Harbor

Baltimoreans have a new tool for keeping track of water conditions in the harbor and other city waterways.

04/16/2012

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LIVING WITH ADVANCED DISEASE

We typically refer to Advanced Disease as the state of prostate cancer that has grown beyond the prostate and is unlikely to be cured with surgery or radiation alone.

08/29/2011

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Sharon Gibala is live in Canton for the race for Celiac Disease. Dan Collins has the latest Baltimore entertainment reviews.

05/22/2011

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