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As Lead Poisoning Cases In Baltimore Rise, Group Hopes To Help Homeowners Remove HazardsBaltimore saw 99 cases of lead poisoning reported in 2018, up from 18 in 2017, Mary Beth Haller with the city's health department told the council earlier this week.
Former Ravens Kick Returner Cyrus Jones Undergoes Open-Heart Surgery, Reports SayBroncos cornerback and former Raven Cyrus Jones underwent open-heart surgery Thursday.
'Magic Mushroom' Ingredient Could Be Used To Treat Depression, Study Says"Magic mushrooms" may have moved one step closer to becoming a treatment for depression.
First Cold-Related Death Reported In Baltimore For 2019-2020 SeasonCold-related illnesses include hypothermia and frostbite. 
Holiday Season Is Hard For Local Blood BanksThe American Red Cross hopes others will consider giving something this holiday season that doesn't cost a dime.
More People In The US Are Dying At Home Than At The HospitalFor the first time since the early 20th century, more people in United States are dying at home than at the hospital, according to a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday.
55K Pounds Of Frozen Breakfast Burritos Recalled Due To Plastic PiecesIf you have this in your freezer, FSIS says to throw it away or return it to where you bought it. 
Exercise Advice On Food Labels Could Help Reduce Obesity, Researchers SayFood labels detailing how much exercise is needed to burn off a product's calorie content could help to combat obesity, according to UK researchers.
CDC Urges Customers To Toss Out These Salad Kits After People Sickened With E. ColiThe CDC is warning customers about a multi-state outbreak of E. coli infections linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp chopped salad kits.
Athletes Have Healthier Brains That Can Actually Hear Better, Study SaysThe new study is part of a five-year analysis of the neural processing of sound in sports concussions, funded by the National Institutes of Health.
No Single E-Cigarette Brand Linked To Vaping-Related Lung Injuries, CDC SaysNo single product or brand is responsible for the thousands of vaping-related lung illnesses reported across the United States, according to a report released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Christmas Sweaters Are Adding To Plastic Pollution, Environmental Charity SaysMost Christmas sweaters are made of plastic and are likely to contribute to plastic pollution in the world's oceans, an environmental charity has warned.