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2014 CBS Cares Colonoscopy Sweepstakes!

Enter the CBS Cares Colonoscopy Sweepstakes. You could win a trip to New York and a free colonoscopy.

02/21/2014

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Health Exchange Woes Come Before Board Of Public Works

Another $2 million is approved to compensate for defects in the Maryland health exchange. The deadline to sign up is March 31.

02/19/2014

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Md. Medicaid Head Leaving As Program Adds Clients

The head of Maryland’s Medicaid program is leaving his post as the program adds tens of thousands of new clients under the health care overhaul.

02/19/2014

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Casey Cares Invites 50 Families Of Kids Battling Health Issues To ‘Believe It Or Not’

The families of children who are battling life threatening health issues long for their lives to return to normal. A local nonprofit tried to make that happen on Monday.

02/17/2014

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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.

02/14/2014

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Kids Continue To Pound Back The Caffeine

Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis.

02/14/2014

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Many Women Unaware Of Heart Disease’s Threat

Only one in five women are aware that heart disease is their greatest health threat.

02/14/2014

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Most States Lag In Health Insurance Sign-Ups

Most states are still lagging when it comes to sign-ups under President Barack Obama’s health care law, but an Associated Press analysis of numbers reported Wednesday finds a dozen high-achievers getting ahead of the game.

02/12/2014

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Md. Lawmaker Wants Probe Of Health Exchange Procurement

A Maryland lawmaker on Tuesday renewed a call for an investigation into the state’s defective health care exchange with a focus on the procurement process of the exchange’s board, which has approved multimillion dollar contracts.

02/12/2014

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Maryland Health Secretary: State Is Looking For Alternatives To Health Exchange

Maryland lawmakers try to get a handle on the troubled State Healthcare Exchange. They’ve already passed emergency legislation to help applicants stranded by the website.

02/10/2014

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Race To Enroll Young And Healthy For New Insurance

Facing a rapidly approaching deadline, the White House and its allies are racing to enroll young people in new insurance plans offered under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, a sweeping effort that underscores how crucial the so-called “young invincibles” are to the measure’s success.

02/07/2014

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Documents: Health Exchange Contractors Squabbled

A new court filing provides details of the behind-the-scenes squabbles among private contractors that contributed to the poor performance of Maryland’s online health exchange.

02/07/2014

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