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Addiction Could Stem From Ancient Retrovirus, Study SuggestsAn ancient retrovirus that predates modern humans may explain why people suffer from addiction, scientists have said.
Health Links Between Gluten And Diabetes, Air Pollution And DementiaA new study has experts saying a high gluten diet may put offspring at higher risk for type 1 diabetes.
Obesity To Become Leading Cause Of Cancer In WomenObesity is set to overtake smoking as the leading preventable cause of cancer in women in the UK, a new report warns.
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Yogurts Deceptively High In Sugar, Study FindsMost yogurts have deceptively high levels of sugar, with organic yogurts among the worst offenders, a new study warned.
Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk To Be Held Sept. 23Help find a cure for prostate cancer and sign up for the Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk on Sunday, Sept. 23.
Jealous Backs Prescription Drug Affordability MeasuresDemocrat Ben Jealous is supporting proposals aimed at making prescription drugs more affordable in Maryland.
Household Disinfectants Could Be Making Kids Overweight, Study SaysMulti-surface cleaners and other commonly used household disinfectants could be making children overweight by altering the bacteria found in their guts, a new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests.
Michael Phelps On Managing Depression: 'It's OK To Not Be OK'Swimmer Michael Phelps is the most-decorated Olympian in history.
Almost 1 In 11 Students Has Vaped Cannabis, Report SaysNearly 1 in 11 middle and high school students in the US has used cannabis in an e-cigarette, according to a new report.
Maryland Officials Hold Hearing On Health Insurance RatesMaryland officials are holding a hearing on proposed premium rates for next year's health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act that are sold directly to individuals.
Families Say Low Wages Make Finding In-Home Nurses Difficult Some families and placement agencies in Maryland say they struggle to find and place in-home nurses as the state underpays them.