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Doctors Bracing To Battle Enterovirus; 10 Confirmed Cases In Md.

It’s the largest outbreak of enterovirus D68 ever recorded, and new cases are coming in every day. There have been ten confirmed here in Maryland in just the last three weeks.

10/10/2014

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Maryland Reports First Seasonal Flu Case

Flu season has arrived in Maryland.

10/10/2014

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What Is The ‘Perfect’ Amount Of Sleep?

It’s the question we all want answered — What is the “perfect” amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.

10/08/2014

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Could Blood Types Be Linked With Patterns Of Disease?

People may know their blood type, but they may not think about associated patterns of disease.

10/08/2014

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Study: People With Poor Smell More Likely To Die Within 5 Years

According to a new study out of the University of Chicago, a fading sense of smell in older Americans may be the biggest predictor of impending death.

10/08/2014

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CDC: 110 Million Americans Have STDs At Any Given Time

Nearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don’t show symptoms.

10/08/2014

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Wellness Program Required For Md. State Employees

State employees will now be required to participate in a wellness program as part of their health insurance or pay a $50 annual penalty.

10/07/2014

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Maryland Sees Little Risk To Water From Fracking

Maryland environmental regulators see little risk of water contamination from hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in far western Maryland.

10/03/2014

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Study: Viagra May Cause Vision Problems

Patients with a common genetic mutation may be more susceptible to visual problems because of an active ingredient in Viagra.

10/03/2014

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‘Eating Smart’ With High-Tech Utensils

We all know losing weight takes more than just a diet. Now even your fork and plate are being engineered to help you slim down.

10/02/2014

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Study: Main Ingredient Found In Beer Can Help Improve Memory

A compound found in hops helps younger mice improve their memory but had no effect on older animals.

10/01/2014

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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

09/26/2014

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