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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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Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACA

A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.

12/10/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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More Than 50,000 Enroll In Health Care In Maryland

Nearly 52,000 people have enrolled for health coverage in Maryland since the second enrollment period began last month, the state’s health care exchange said Friday.

12/05/2014

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Study: Regular Exercise Adds Years To Life Span

All that exercise will pay off, and could even add years to your life. Canadian researchers recently found young adults who did 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week added up to five years to their lives.

12/04/2014

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Possibility Of Erasing Bad Memories Moves Closer Toward Reality

Imagine having all your bad memories erased from your mind.

12/04/2014

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CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For It

U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.

12/04/2014

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Howard Co. Repeals Sugar Beverage Ban

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman signed an executive order on Thursday, repealing the county’s ban on the sale of sugar sweetened beverages.

12/04/2014

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Free AIDS Testing Available For World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is Dec. 1 and in an effort to bring awareness and information to the public about HIV and AIDS, free HIV testing and health clinics will be offered across various locations in Maryland.

12/01/2014

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Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals

People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.

11/26/2014

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New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly Everything

Like it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.

11/26/2014

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Does Hunching Over Smartphones Hurt Our Spines?

According to one study, people spend an average of 2-4 hours a day hunched over their smartphones, which puts a lot of stress on the spine.

11/19/2014

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