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3 Heat-Related Deaths Reported In Md.

Maryland health officials say three people died from heat-related conditions last week.

07/26/2011

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Are Grandparents Safer Drivers Than Mom And Dad?

There’s another debate brewing across the country. It’s a debate over a new study that says kids are safer in the car when a grandparent is driving, rather than their own parents.

07/18/2011

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Poll: Obesity Hits More Boomers Than Others In U.S.

Baby boomers say their biggest health fear is cancer. Given their waistlines, heart disease and diabetes should be atop that list, too.

07/18/2011

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Maryland Officials Work To Stop Mosquito-Related Health Issues

Mosquito season has just begin but Maryland is already taking aggressive action to control the nuisance bugs.

07/03/2011

John Boehner, Gabrielle Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords About To Undergo Major Surgery

Medical experts have called Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ recovery remarkable. Soon, Giffords will undergo another big surgery less than six months after the Arizona shooting.

05/18/2011

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Cameras Capture What Children Eat At School

How do parents track everything their children are eating in school? Take a picture of it on a calorie camera.

05/12/2011

Lyme Disease, ticks

It’s Lyme & Tick Season Again

It is the height of lyme and tick season, and experts in Anne Arundel County are urging you to guard against the potential dangers.

03/27/2011

Doctor Generic

New Law May Set Guidelines For Student Athletes & Concussions

There was a big push Wednesday in Annapolis to better protect students from the dangers of sports-related concussions. A proposed law would set new guidelines for coaches and young athletes across the state.

03/02/2011

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Woman With Measles Prompts Nationwide Scare

A woman infected with measles prompts a nationwide scare and she could have passed the deadly disease to people in Maryland.

02/28/2011

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Md. Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Is it for pleasure or pain? That’s the question state lawmakers are asking as they consider two bills that would lessen the jail time for people caught with marijuana.

02/20/2011

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Baltimore Groups Work To Raise Awareness Of Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer among women nationwide. In Baltimore, it’s also the leading cause of death for African-American women. The city is teaming up with doctors and churches to target the most likely victims.

02/13/2011

kidney donation

16 People Receive Kidneys Just Before Thanksgiving

Sixteen people received kidneys in the world’s largest paired kidney exchange ever accomplished.

11/24/2010

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