Studies Show New 3D Digital Mammogram Can Detect Cancer Earlier

A groundbreaking move in breast cancer detection. That’s how doctors are describing a new 3D digital mammogram test.


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Judge Orders Screening For Man Who Staged Banana Peel Fall

A D.C. judge has ordered a psychological screening for a Maryland man accused of staging a fall on a banana peel in a Metro station elevator.


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A Lesson From ’42:’ Local Students Attend Jackie Robinson Movie Screening

Several hundred Anne Arundel County high school students attended a special movie screening Thursday morning, one with an important message.


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Johns Hopkins Holds Free Screening For Young Athletes

Each year, hundreds of young athletes die suddenly from heart conditions and many don’t even know they’re at risk.


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Silverdocs Festival Announces Slate Of 114 Films

Organizers of the Silverdocs Documentary Festival in Silver Spring are announcing their slate of documentary films to be screened during the 10th annual event.


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CDC Study: Rise In Autism Cases In Children Due To Better Diagnosis & Screening

Stunning new numbers are out on the rate of autism in America. It is much more prevalent than previous estimates.


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Colon Cancer Screening Saves Lives, But Many People Still Don’t Get Screened

One in three people 50 years or older has not been screened for colon cancer, yet screening could help save their lives.


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Security Restrictions At Airports Loosened For Children 12 And Younger

In addition to the children not having to remove their shoes when they go through security, there are alternatives to the child having to be patted down.




The question of screening is a personal and complex one. It’s important for each man to talk with his doctor about whether prostate cancer screening is right for him.


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Airport Security Program May Shorten Lines For Frequent Travelers

Starting this fall, the TSA will pre-screen some frequent fliers then provide them access to expedited security in the trusted traveler program.



Metro Riders Question Bag Screening Policy

Dozens showed up at a Metro Riders Advisory Council on Monday evening to object to the transit agency’s new random bag screening policy.


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Johns Hopkins Screens Teens For Heart Disease

Catching it early. Hundreds of Maryland children could be facing serious health problems and not even know it. Kai Jackson explains why local children are being urged to get tested for heart disease. Doctors are […]