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3 Hospitals Designated For Md. Ebola Patients

A number of new developments in the ongoing concerns over Ebola.

6 hours ago

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Baltimore County Leaders Push To Get More People CPR Certified

The nationwide shift to hands-only CPR is saving lives. Baltimore County has several cases, and Thursday, it honored medics and firefighters who recently used the technique.

12 hours ago

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Health Board OKs Contract For Call Center Software

The board overseeing Maryland’s health exchange has approved a contract to modify software designed to help the state’s call center that assists people who try to get signed up for health insurance.

19 hours ago

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Ebola Monitoring In Md. To Depend On Circumstances

Health officials are working on a plan to monitor every person who returns to Maryland from countries stricken by Ebola, but the extent of the monitoring will depend on individual circumstances, the state’s health secretary said Wednesday.

10/22/2014

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Here’s How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season

There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.

10/22/2014

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Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk Off

We’ve heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it’s harmful to our health. But that isn’t keeping many Americans from drinking it.

10/22/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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U.S. To Track Everyone Coming From Ebola Nations

All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.

10/22/2014

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Baltimore Volunteers Line Up In The Race To Find An Ebola Vaccine

The race to find an Ebola vaccine is now lining up volunteers here in Baltimore.

10/20/2014

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Maryland Is Taking Precautions To Prevent Spread Of Ebola

Gov. Martin O’Malley joined with some of the state’s top health officials to talk about how Maryland is responding and preparing for any possible cases of the Ebola virus.

10/17/2014

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Apple, Facebook Paying To Freeze Eggs Of Female Employees

Facebook began covering egg freezing for workers earlier this year, becoming the first major employer on record to do so, according to NBC News, which reports that Apple will add the perk in January.

10/15/2014

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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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