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New Data Shows No Fort Detrick Cancer Clusters

Public health officials say an updated study shows no statistically significant evidence of cancer clusters within 2 miles of Fort Detrick in Frederick.

09/25/2014

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Md. Health Secretary To Join Johns Hopkins Public Health Faculty

Maryland’s health secretary will be joining the full-time faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

07/30/2014

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Tainted Food Suspected In Pa. School Trip Illness

Maryland public health officials are investigating the cause of nausea and vomiting that struck high school students aboard a bus returning to Uniontown, Pa., from Washington, D.C. over the weekend.

03/31/2014

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Md. Expands Scrap Tire Collection Program

The state of Maryland is pumping more money into scrap tire collection.

10/18/2013

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Public Health Effects Of Md. Gas Drilling Studied

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is studying the possible public health effects of natural gas drilling in the western part of the state.

09/24/2013

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Marylanders Urged To Take Precautions As West Nile Virus Tracking Begins

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reminds Marylanders to take precautions to protect themselves and their families from mosquito bites as it begins tracking West Nile virus cases for the 2013 season.

07/01/2013

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New Study Finds Flu Is Mostly Spread By Airborne Droplets Of The Virus

A new study could shed some light on how the flu virus is spread. The doctor leading the groundbreaking research has ties to Maryland.

03/10/2013

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Health Officials Urge Md. Hospitals To Promote Breastfeeding

If you’re a new mom or expecting, a new set of breastfeeding recommendations for hospitals may affect you.

11/13/2012

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Roland Park Elementary Students Take Pledge Against Sugary Drinks

With New York City set to enact a controversial ban on the sale of large sugary drinks, a Baltimore school is also getting into the act, but in a much different way.

06/01/2012

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Baltimore To Expand Violence Mediation Program

Baltimore is expanding a public health campaign to cut gun violence through mediation and community outreach.

01/11/2012

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Md. Reports First Case Of Seasonal Influenza

Maryland health officials are reporting the state’s first case of seasonal influenza.

12/30/2011

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Fort Detrick Environmental Studies Get Review

The Army takes another look at possible groundwater contamination around Fort Detrick.

05/16/2011

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