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Can Pregnancy Increase Certain Types Of Heart Attacks?"It may be the hormones, it may be the high (blood) volume that pregnancy causes to circulate in the woman's system. The blood vessels in pregnancy become more fragile, so they are more prone to be damaged from any risk factors."
Simple Changes Can Boost Chances For Living Healthier, LongerIf you want to live longer, some simple healthy steps may help you do it.
It’s Not Just Balance In Life, But Ability To BalanceStand on one leg. Can you stay that way for 20 seconds?
A Rush When You Brush Is Tied To Higher Heart RiskBrushing your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes may lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, a new study suggests.
Evidence Points To Increased Heart Risk After Violence ExposureMexican women who experience violence as adults may be at higher risk for heart attacks and strokes.
When The Diagnosis Is Breast Cancer, It May Be Hard To Focus On Anything ElseNevertheless, doctors and patients dealing with that health crisis need to keep another crucial factor in mind as well: the heart
Chilling Studies Show Cold Weather Could Increase Stroke RiskOverexertion with a snow shovel isn’t the only cardiovascular risk during the winter.
12 Cold-Related Deaths Reported Across Maryland This SeasonState officials report 12 cold-related deaths across Maryland this season.
Firefighter Video Shows Why You Should Always Sleep With Your Door ClosedDo you sleep with your door closed? 
High Blood Pressure Medication Recalled For Cancer-Causing IngredientPrinston Pharmaceutical Inc. has voluntarily recalled one lot of Irbesartan and seven lots of Irbesartan HCTZ Tablets after they detectrf a trace amount of an unexpected impurity found in an ingredient.
Vitamin C? No Wet Hair Outside? What Actually Works To Prevent Kids’ ColdsSniffles and sneezes are hard for kids to avoid this time of year. While parents do their best to prevent children from getting sick, some of the precautions they take may not be helping.
CDC Reports 9.6M Already Have Been Sick With The Flu This SeasonAt least 30 states reported widespread activity last week, local hospitals here in Maryland are now on high alert.

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All Breast Cancer Patients Should Get Genetic Testing, Surgeons SayBarriers to genetic testing need to fall as knowledge of inherited cancer risks grow, surgeons say.
How Effective Is This Year's Flu Shot?The CDC estimates the vaccine has reduced the risk of going to the doctor for flu-related illness by 47 percent overall this season.
Drinking 2 Or More Diet Beverages A Day Linked To High Risk Of Stroke, Heart AttacksPrevious research has shown a link between diet beverages and stroke, dementia, Type 2 diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome, which can lead to heart disease and diabetes.
Nearly 1 In 7 US Kids & Teens Has A Mental Health Condition, Half Go Untreated, Study Says
FDA Takes Action Against 17 Companies For Illegally Selling Products Claiming To Treat Alzheimer's DiseaseThe US Food and Drug Administration is taking new action against dietary supplements, sending warning letters to companies who claim, without proof, that their products can prevent or treat Alzheimer's, diabetes and cancer.
Massive Insect Decline Could Have 'Catastrophic' Environmental Impact, Study SaysInsect populations are declining precipitously worldwide due to pesticide use and other factors, with a potentially "catastrophic" effect on the planet, a study has warned.
Kennedy Krieger Joins Largest Genetic Study Into Autism; Researchers Looking For Families To ParticipateIt will be the largest genetic study of autism in history -- and some of it will be done in Baltimore.
'Beer Before Wine, Always Fine'? Not Really, Hungover Study Participants SayEuropean researchers have bad news for the 76% of Americans who experience hangovers after a drinking session: Try as you may to change up the order of your alcoholic beverages, if you drink too much, you will still be hungover.
Nina Garcia To Get Preventive Double Mastectomy'Project Runway' judge Nina Garcia revealed she plans to get a preventive double mastectomy and will miss Fashion Week for the first time in 25 years.
There's A Decline In The Honeybee Population. A UMD Researcher Has Found The CauseOver time, the honeybee population has slowly declined. In a bad year, a colony will lose 15 to 20 percent of its population.
Juul Ramped Up Nicotine Levels, Competitors Followed, Study Says Leading e-cigarette company Juul Labs spurred a "widespread rush" of companies seeking to boost their own nicotine concentrations in order to mirror Juul's success, according to a paper published Thursday in the BMJ journal Tobacco Control.
Stacy's Simply Naked Pita Chips Recalled For 'Undeclared' MilkFrito-Lay voluntarily recalled its Stacy's brand of Simply Naked Pita Chips.