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Report: Baltimore Ranked 16th Healthiest City

Baltimore has been ranked the 16th healthiest city in America according to a report by Better Doctor.

01/24/2015

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Measles Outbreak That Started In California Expanding

A health warning. The extremely contagious measles virus is back. An outbreak that started at Disneyland is starting to sweep the country.

01/22/2015

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CDC: Flu Vaccine Least Effective In A Decade

Flu shot fail. For the first time in ten years, health workers say this year’s vaccine is the least effective. But doctors say getting the vaccine can still protect you.

01/17/2015

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Fighting The Spread Of HIV By Posing On The Dance Floor

Baltimore’s health department is taking a unique approach to fighting HIV.

01/17/2015

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Flu Outbreak Becoming Increasingly Difficult To Fight

Flu shot effectiveness. Health experts say the flu vaccine has been one of the least effective in a decade.

01/16/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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Maryland State Senator Plans To Introduce Right-To-Die Bill

A Maryland state senator says he’ll introduce a bill this year to make it legal for Maryland doctors to help terminally ill patients end their own lives.

01/14/2015

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Md. Calls Revamped Health Care Exchange A Success

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is calling the state’s revamped health-insurance exchange a success as the second enrollment period hits a milestone.

12/19/2014

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Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

Coffee With Cedric the Entertainer and Dr. Ann Peters; People Are Talking about Train Garden Week.

12/17/2014

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

12/11/2014

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Expert Warns Doing This While Checking Your Messages Can Cause ‘Email Apnea’

Like sleep apnea, email apnea puts people at risk for a variety of illnesses, such as stroke, heart attack and diabetes, expert believe.

12/10/2014

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Medical Trial May Help Offset Peanut Allergies

CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, researchers at Lurie Children’s Hospital are conducting a study that may give patients other options in the future. But does it work?

12/10/2014

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