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Md. Schools Get $10.7M Grant To Study STDs

The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases.

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Shakira And Blake Shelton To Perform Together At The ACM Awards

The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.

03/31/2014

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Academic Medical Centers Can Give Out Marijuana Under New Legislation

There’s finally a breakthrough for patients who use marijuana as medicine.

05/02/2013

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Physician Seeks Curbs On Insurer Limits For Drugs

It’s taken years for Dr. Ronald Sroka, a Crofton primary care physician, to hone his skill at prescribing what he considers the right medications.

04/01/2013

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Feeling Out Of Sync? Movement May Be The Best Medicine

Can shaking and dancing really make you feel better?

03/14/2013

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New Pill Described As Viagra For The Brain

A pill that promises to make people think sharper is now available in generic form.

12/04/2012

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Aspirin May Keep The Brain Young For Older Women

Will a daily baby aspirin keep the brain young in old age?

11/27/2012

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Will Health Reform Cost Me More?

President Obama’s re-election guarantees that the health reform law will continue rolling out.

11/15/2012

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Officials Give Advice About Medicine After Storm

Maryland insurance officials have activated emergency regulations to require health insurance carriers to waive timing restrictions on coverage for renewal of prescription medications.

07/02/2012

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Hopkins Grad Students Work To Save Lives & Treat Those In Developing Countries

The lack of access to modern medical equipment in developing counties results in the deaths of millions of people. Grad students at Hopkins are on a path to change that.

05/12/2012

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DEA Organizes Prescription Drug Turn-In Day

What do you do with expired or unneeded prescription drugs? That’s the question millions of Americans answered Saturday by showing up at more than 5,000 sites across the country.

04/28/2012

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New Legislation Seeks To Bring Down Costs Of Anti-Cancer Medicine

There are new drugs in the battle against cancer, if you can afford them. Some people who can’t are dying.

02/09/2012

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