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Study: You’re Probably Overestimating How Hard You Exercise

Even if you’re huffing and puffing through your morning run, you might not be working out as hard as you think.

06/13/2014

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Study: Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

According to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

06/13/2014

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Health Exchange Website Problems Hang Over Brown

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s bid to become Maryland’s next governor has received wide backing from federal, state and local Maryland political leaders, as well as a long list of endorsements from a variety of organizations.

06/06/2014

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Study: People More Stressed At Home Than At Work

Measurements of a prime biological marker of stress show that people are less stressed out at work than they are at home.

06/05/2014

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Study: Suicides More Likely To Occur After Midnight

According to a new study, suicides are more likely to happen after midnight.

06/05/2014

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Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Forget what you think you know about heart disease. There’s new information that’s shaking things up a bit.

06/04/2014

maryland healthcare

Board OKs $43.5M In Contracts On Health Exchange

The board overseeing Maryland’s badly flawed health exchange website has approved $43.5 million in contracts to facilitate the move to new technology to fix the problems.

05/30/2014

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CDC: U.S. Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

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Md. Health Group Pushes For $1 Tobacco Tax Hike

The cost to keep smoking in Maryland may soon get even steeper. Another tobacco tax hike is being pushed for 2015.

05/28/2014

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Study: Wealthy And Impoverished Get Different Types Of Cancer

A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get.

05/28/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

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Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+

Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.

05/22/2014

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