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Postpartum Statistics In African American Mothers Have Hospitals Reevaluating TrainingAccording to the CDC, nearly four million babies are born in the U.S. every year. But mixed in with that joy are stories of tragedy, women who die during or shortly after pregnancy. And African American mothers are most at risk.
Salmonella Outbreak In 26 States Tied To Raw TurkeyAn outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
Bacon Is Bad For Your Mental Health, Researchers SayProcessed meats like bacon and hot dogs are bad for your mental health, researchers say.
New Law In Baltimore Bars Sodas From Kids' MenusA new ordinance in Baltimore bars city restaurants from including sodas and other sugary drinks on kids' menus.
Woman's Tingling Legs Turned Out To Be Parasite In Her BackThe woman who came into the emergency room in Dijon, France, said she had been having difficulty riding her horse for three months. Her symptoms had only gotten worse, from weakness to falls to feeling electric shocks in both legs.
FDA Recalls Common Heart Drug Over Potential Cancer RiskA recall of a common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday, a week after 22 other countries recalled it because the drug contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk.
Lexington Market Reopening After Viral Video Shows Rodent In Display CaseLexington Market, which houses a number of eateries in Baltimore, voluntarily closed Friday after a video showing a rat running around in a bakery display case went viral Thursday.
CDC Says ‘Do Not Eat This Cereal’ After Linking Honey Smacks, SalmonellaHealth officials want people to stay away from Honey Smacks cereal.
Man Bitten By Copperhead While Coming Ashore At Maryland ParkA man was bitten by a copperhead in a Maryland park Monday night.
Maryland Crab Safe To Eat, But Officials Say Check LabelsMaryland's Health Department is warning people not to eat fresh crab imported from Venezuela.
Accidental Tuberculosis Release Causes Hazmat Scare At Johns HopkinsBaltimore City Fire has secured Johns Hopkins Hospital after people in one building may have been exposed to tuberculosis during the transfer of a frozen vial between buildings.
After Fish Pedicure, Woman Loses Her ToenailsAfter a young woman's toenails started to separate from her toes, a doctor finally zeroed in on the reason: a fish pedicure, according to a report published Tuesday in the journal JAMA Dermatology.