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Mosquito

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

food camera

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

measles

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

Marijuana Plants

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

heart disease, heart

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

Kai

Government Wants New Packaging On Cigarettes

The federal government is looking to plaster new warning labels on cigarettes, labels featuring dead bodies and cancer patients.

11/10/2010

sweeps

Md. Woman Recovers After Eaten Alive By Bacteria

An incredible story of survival. A Columbian woman who spent years in a hospital spoke with Denise Koch about the life and death battle she faced.

11/10/2010

Jaylin Jennings died from H1N1 on Sept. 20, 2009.

Mother Hopes To Save Others From H1N1

If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet, it’s time. Last year’s H1N1 killed even healthy kids, and experts are warning that no one is immune.

11/10/2010

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