There’s Still Time To Get That Flu Shot Before Peak Season HitsThere’s not much news about this flu season yet, and the headlines about last year’s terrible toll have faded.
126 People Died From The Flu In Maryland Last YearIn Maryland, 126 flu deaths were reported last season. Protect yourself this year and get a flu shot!
What Is The Flu?Here's some things you need to know about the flu.
CDC Director: Pandemic Flu Is 'Very Possible'The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is keeping a close watch on the flu after the highest number of deaths from the virus last year since modern tracking began. It's been 100 years since the devastating Spanish Flu pandemic killed 50 million people worldwide.
How To Eat A Healthier Thanksgiving MealLooking for ways to make your Thanksgiving feast more nutritious?
Here's A List Of Maryland Health Centers Offering Free MammogramsWith October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, health centers all across Maryland are offering free mammograms and other health screening services.
Researchers Study Vaccine To Target Aggressive Form Of Breast CancerA team of researchers are studying a new anti-cancer vaccine that would help the body resist the return of an aggressive form of breast cancer.
First Confirmed Cases Of Seasonal Flu In MarylandThe Maryland Department of Health announced Tuesday the first confirmed cases of seasonal flu.
'Race For The Cure' On Oct. 13 For Breast Cancer Awareness MonthSeveral thousand people will be coming together on Saturday for the 2018 Komen Maryland Race For the Cure to raise money for breast cancer at Columbia Gateway
Survivor Says Early Detection Key In Breast Cancer Treatment, Encourages People To Go To 'Mammothon'The death rate is down, and doctors are attributing that to early detection.
Breast Self-Exams Helpful in Detecting Potentially Harmful SymptomsBecause there is debate over its advantages, a breast self-exam is either optional or futile in the estimation of some medical experts.
Breast Cancer Risk: Do Extra Pounds Play a Weighty Role?There are plenty of reasons to manage your weight.
E-Cigarettes Less Toxic To Users Than Cigarettes, Study SaysA lot of important questions surround the safety and health effects of e-cigarettes, a relatively new technology, but a new study says e-cigarettes are less toxic than traditional ones.
Gun Deaths In US Reach Highest Level In Nearly 40 Years, CDC Data RevealsNearly 40,000 people in the United States died by guns last year, marking the highest number of gun deaths in 38 years, according to a new analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database.
Your Favorite Restaurant Is More Calorific Than Fast Food, Global Study FindsFast food often gets the blame for calorific meals, but new research has found that your favorite chain restaurants are dishing up meals with even more excessive calories, worsening the global obesity epidemic.
Report: How Does Camden Yards, M&T Stadium Rank On Food Safety?ESPN's Outside the Lines investigated the inspection reports from all 111 sports stadiums in the U.S. -- baseball, football, basketball and hockey -- and have ranked them from best to worst.
Kotex Tampons Recalled After Reports They Unravel Inside BodyKimberly-Clark announced a voluntary recall of its U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency after some consumers reported the tampons were unraveling inside their bodies, or coming apart upon removal.
'Sesame Street' Muppet Becomes First To Experience HomelessnessFor the first time, a resident of "Sesame Street" is experiencing homelessness -- and the hope is that her story can help sweep the clouds away for the growing number of young children in the United States without homes to call their own.
Recall Issued For 30K Pounds Of Jimmy Dean Sausages After Metal Pieces Found In FoodNearly 30,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausages are being recalled because they may contain pieces of metal.
Increased Breast Cancer Risk Might Last Decades After Childbirth, Study SaysCompared with women who have never had children, women who have given birth may have an increased breast cancer risk that continues for up to 23 years after their most recent birth, according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine on Monday.
Deadline To Sign Up For ACA Healthcare Is Coming SoonThe window is rapidly closing to sign up for the Affordable Care Act. Whether it’s something as simple as a shot, or as complex as surgery, health insurance can mean all the difference in care.
Doctor To Pay $3M To Resolve Improper Medicaid BillingMaryland officials say a doctor will pay about $3 million to settle civil liability claims from improperly billing Medicaid programs in Maryland and Delaware and the Medicare program.
University Of Maryland System's Chief Medical Officer LeavesThe chief medical officer of the University of Maryland Medical System has resigned, ending a nearly three-decade association with the university.
Breast Cancer Testing Guidelines Out Of Date, Missing Genetic Screening, Says StudyThe current guidelines for genetic testing of breast cancer patients limit the number of women who can get tested. Because of these restrictions, these tests miss as many patients with hereditary cancers as they find, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.