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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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At Least 3 Montgomery Co. Students Confirmed To Have Whooping Cough

There is an apparent outbreak of whooping cough at Montgomery County Public Schools.

08/30/2014

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1st Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Maryland This Year

The Maryland Department of Health confirms the first case of West Nile virus in Maryland this year.

08/28/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/28/2014

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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/28/2014

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New Subpoenas Into Md. Health Care Exchange Issued

The investigation continues into Maryland’s troubled health exchange. A top contractor who built the website says a federal agency looking into the problems has now asked for internal documents.

08/27/2014

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New Nail Polish Detects Presence of Date Rape Drugs in Drinks

The future of preventing date rape may soon be at the tip of your finger—literally.

08/27/2014

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At-Home Test For Colon Cancer Coming Soon

The Mayo Clinic is the first in the country to offer a new, at-home screening test for colon cancer.

08/27/2014

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Health Officials Warn Against Using Unapproved Meds

Public health officials in Maryland are warning residents against using an unapproved medication to treat children’s colds that is being sold in some convenience stores in Latino communities.

08/21/2014

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Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To Breastfeed

More women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.

08/18/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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