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Cruise Line Officials Address Recent Health And Safety Issues

From fires to power outages to rapidly spreading illnesses, it’s been tough sailing for the cruise industry these last few years.

04/17/2014

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Possible Norovirus Reported On Board Baltimore-Based Cruise Ship

Cruise passengers on the Baltimore-based Grandeur of the Seas get more than they bargain for on their Bahamas vacation. More than 100 people get sick, and the cruise line believes the dreaded norovirus is to blame.

04/11/2014

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1 Dead, Babies Sick From Listeria Linked To Cheese

One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese.

02/21/2014

Dogs

BARCS Suspends Intake Of Stray Dogs Due To Respiratory Infection

An outbreak of respiratory infections forces a local animal rescue shelter to stop accepting unwanted or abused dogs.

06/02/2013

Pot Spring Elementary School

Norovirus Sickens More Than 200 Students, Staff At Pot Spring Elementary

We now know what caused more than 200 Baltimore County students to miss school last week.

05/24/2013

Pot Spring Elementary School

Over 200 Students & Teachers Get Sick At Balt. Co. School

Mass illness. More than 200 students and teachers at Pot Spring Elementary School in Baltimore County get sick.

05/20/2013

pinewood

Mysterious Illness At Pinewood Elementary Still Under Investigation

Baltimore County Schools are still trying to determine what caused more than a dozen students to get sick at Pinewood Elementary Thursday.

05/17/2013

rabies

CDC Probes Mystery Of Rabies Transplant Survivors

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to understand why three of the four people who got organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 didn’t develop the disease, the agency’s top rabies expert said Wednesday.

04/03/2013

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CDC Reports This Is The Earliest Flu Season In A Decade

This year’s flu season is the earliest since 2003-04 and that season was considered severe.

12/04/2012

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Study: Patients With Incurable Cancers Believe They’ll Survive

Patients suffering from incurable forms of cancer maintain hope of survival if they are receiving chemotherapy or other treatments for their diseases, despite the deadliness of their illnesses, a new study found.

10/27/2012

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CDC Reports Incidents Of Tainted Ricotta Cheese

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ricotta cheese tainted with listeria bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses and at least one death.

09/12/2012

Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House Celebrates Anniversary

Ask a parent, even the smallest illness in a child can throw a home into chaos. Now imagine what it’s like if that illness involves a hospital.

06/27/2012

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