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Expert: Is a Low-Carb Diet Better Than a Low-Fat Diet?

A new study finds the best diet for weight loss and heart health may be a low-carb diet.

09/11/2014

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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

09/10/2014

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Study Shows Treatment In Infants Reduces Symptoms Of Autism

There is new hope in the fight against autism and it starts before a child is even diagnosed.

09/10/2014

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Study: Potassium Can Help Prevent Strokes

A new report in the journal ‘Stroke’ says there could be advantages to having potassium in the body.

09/08/2014

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Animal Control Releases Stephanie, The Feral Cat That Closed An Elementary School

The feral cat that caused Richard Henry Lee Elementary School to close for a day is on the move again.

09/05/2014

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Study: Any Diet Works If People Stick To It

Willpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.

09/04/2014

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‘Infant Cocooning’ Becoming More Popular Among New Parents

The idea is to immunize everyone who comes into contact with the baby.

09/04/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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At Least 3 Montgomery Co. Students Confirmed To Have Whooping Cough

There is an apparent outbreak of whooping cough at Montgomery County Public Schools.

08/30/2014

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1st Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Maryland This Year

The Maryland Department of Health confirms the first case of West Nile virus in Maryland this year.

08/28/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/28/2014

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