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Md. Confirms First 2015 Case Of West Nile Virus In State

For the first time this year, a person in the Baltimore area has West Nile virus. Now health officials have issued a warning about mosquito-borne illnesses.


A young boy learns how to surf. Courtesy: Surfers Healing.

Surfers Healing Camp Helps Autistic Children Learn To Surf

More than 200 children with autism gathered on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in Ocean City.


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West Nile Virus Detected In Mosquitoes In Md.

For the first time this year, mosquitoes in Maryland have tested positive for the West Nile virus. Health officials say more are expected. Now they’re taking action to try and prevent people getting sick.


Sunday, August 9, 2015

Wellness on the waterfront! What do Edgar Allan Poe, Babe Ruth and Francis Scott Key all have in common?


Saturday, August 8, 2015

Looking for dinners plans? We’re in the middle of Baltimore County Restaurant Week! What you need to know about AFib, or, atrial fibrillation.



Baltimore County Investigating Possible Measles Case

The Baltimore County Department of Health is investigating a possibly isolated case of measles.


AMES, IA - JULY 26:  Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to guests gathered for a campaign event at Iowa State University on July 26, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. Although Clinton leads all other Democratic contenders, a recent poll had her trailing several of the Republican candidates in Iowa.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Clinton’s Doctor Says 2016 Candidate In ‘Excellent’ Health

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s physician describes the Democratic presidential candidate as in “excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States.”



Kaiser Permanente, Workers Reach Tentative Contract Plan

Kaiser Permanente and unions representing 105,000 health care workers across the United States have reached a tentative labor agreement.


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Baltimore Smog Meets Federal Limit For First Time

Scientists have announced that Baltimore’s smog levels no longer exceed the limit set by the Environmental Protection Agency, but some people are still at risk from breathing the air.



FDA Panel Backs Female Libido Pill, Under Safety Conditions

Government health experts are backing the approval of an experimental drug intended to boost the female sex drive, but stress that it should carry safety restrictions to manage side effects including fatigue, low blood pressure and fainting.



Health Department Warns Of Rabid Fox Found In Pikesville

The Baltimore County Department of Health is warning the public about a rabid fox.


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Health Dept. Says Hopkins Patient Does Not Have Ebola

A patient under evaluation at Johns Hopkins after reporting a fever following a trip to West Africa does not have Ebola.