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Amtrak Passenger With Measles Traveled Through Parts Of Md.

Health alert on the train. A person carrying a very contagious illness came through the Baltimore area.

08/22/2011

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Spike In Number Of Rabid Bats Causing Alarm In Baltimore

Animal Control has already collected 188 bats this year. A dozen tested positive for rabies, compared to 11 of 222 bats in all of 2010.

08/18/2011

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State Audit Finds Shortcomings In Vital Records-Keeping

.A state audit has found the state health department lacked adequate controls over vital records like birth certificates.

08/18/2011

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Md. Gets $27M Federal Grant For Health Exchange

Maryland has received a $27 million federal grant to fund the state’s health benefit exchange.

08/12/2011

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4 More Heat-Related Deaths Reported In Maryland

Maryland health authorities say four more deaths have been linked to the hot weather, bringing the total for the season to 25.

08/10/2011

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Md. Agency Posts Draft Abortion Regulations

Maryland’s health department has drafted new regulations for clinics where surgical abortions are performed, after a woman required emergency surgery following an abortion performed by an unlicensed doctor at an Elkton clinic last year.

08/01/2011

ER VISITS

Record Heat Had Deadly Impact In Maryland

Last week’s heat wave scorched the Baltimore area, leaving three people in Maryland dead.

07/27/2011

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Health Dept. Investigating Death of MTA Worker From Presumed Meningitis

A rare disease has claimed the life of an MTA worker. He died from bacterial meningitis.

07/13/2011

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Cecil Co. Beaches Found With High Bacteria Levels

The Cecil County Health Department says three beaches have failed to meet water quality regulations.

06/27/2011

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Baltimore City Opens Cooling Centers

Because of predicted high temperatures and potential danger, Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot is declaring Monday and Tuesday a Code Red Heat Alert day.

05/30/2011

Khalil Willis

Dog Accused Of Attacking Child Found To Be ‘Vicious’

A pit bull attacks a young boy in Baltimore City. Now, the Health Department makes a ruling on the dog’s fate.

05/24/2011

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Low Dose Radiation From Japanese Nuclear Crisis Found In Maryland

Radiation from the crippled Japanese nuclear power plants has been found in Maryland.

04/05/2011

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