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Skipping Breakfast Tied To Higher Risk Of Heart-Related Death, Study FindsSkipping breakfast was significantly associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular-related death, especially stroke-related death, in the study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology on Monday.
Measles Cases Grow Across U.S., 4 Reported In Maryland The U.S. is inching closer to an unwelcome record- there are now more than 600 measles cases reported. 
FDA Oks First Medical Device To Treat ADHD In ChildrenDesignated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the disorder, the device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to the parts of the brain responsible for ADHD symptoms.
Fourth Measles Case Reported In MarylandA fourth measles case is now confirmed in Maryland.
Recall Of Blood Pressure Drug Losartan Expanded If you take blood pressure medicine, you'll want to double-check your bottle. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has expanded its recall of losartan potassium and losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets.
Measles Cases Prompts Travel Concerns As Passover, Easter Holidays ApproachHealth officials have been pushing to vaccinate to try and slow the spread of the disease, especially as two religious holidays approach, which could prompt travel to other affected areas.
Eating Just One Slice Of Bacon A Day Linked To Higher Risk Of Colorectal Cancer, Says StudyEating even a moderate amount of red or processed meat is linked with an increased risk of colorectal (bowel) cancer, according to a new study published Wednesday.
1,200 Doses Of Measles Vaccine Sent To Baltimore County Clinic Following 3rd Reported CaseA third confirmed case of measles in Maryland came this week as outbreak spiked nationwide.
Two Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Flavors Recalled Because Of Nut Labeling IssuesUnilever is recalling some pint-sized containers of Ben & Jerry's Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey because they may contain almonds, Brazil nuts and hazelnuts that aren't declared on the product's ingredient list or allergy information list, according to a statement from the Food and Drug Administration.
Frozen Tuna Recalled Amid Salmonella OutbreakThirteen people in seven states have been sickened with salmonella since January, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday, adding the source of this outbreak is believed to be Jensen Tuna Inc.'s frozen raw ground tuna.
Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Aly Raisman To Speak At Baltimore Child Abuse Center's 'Be A Hero' GalaThe 'Be A Hero' gala raises money to support victims of child abuse.
'I Just Try My Hardest' | 10-Year-Old Maryland Girl Born Without Hands Wins Handwriting ContestA Frederick girl, born without hands, is overcoming obstacles and excelling at school.