Poor Sleep Linked To Buildup Of Dangerous Plaques Throughout Body, Study SaysHere's another reason why getting a good night's sleep should be on your must-do list: Sleeping fewer than six hours a night or waking frequently raises your risk of developing damaging plaque in arteries throughout your body, not just your heart.
Study Examines Recidivism Risks For Maryland ProbationersA study has found a large proportion of former prisoners on supervised probation in Maryland are at a moderate to low risk of going back to prison.
Target For Terrorists: Report Shows U.S. Nuclear Reactors At RiskMore than 100 nuclear power plants are being called terror targets, including those here in Maryland. A new report ordered by the Pentagon finds American nuclear plants are dangerously unprotected from possible attacks.
Witness: Manning Leak Put Afghan Villages At RiskA Pentagon official says the classified information that Army Pfc. Bradley Manning disclosed through WikiLeaks put entire Afghan villages at risk of harm from the Taliban.
Diabetes Alert Day: Md. Couple Testament That Risk Tests Can Save LivesIt's Diabetes Alert Day. It's a one day wake up call for the country, asking millions to take a diabetes risk test.
Vegetarian Diet May Cut Heart Disease RiskThe risk of hospitalization or death from heart disease is almost a third lower in vegetarians, study says.
Berries May Reduce Heart Attack Risk In WomenHeart attacks may have met their match in the form of a bowl of berries.
Sweetened Drinks Linked To Depression RiskDrinking sugar-sweetened and diet drinks may be linked with a slightly higher depression risk.
Former NFLers At Risk For Brain, Mood ProblemsProblems in thinking skills and depression may be more common in former NFL players.
Distress Tied To Higher Risk Of StrokeDistress is a combined measure of stress, depression, negativity and dissatisfaction with life.
Unemployment May Increase Heart Attack RiskA new study shows unemployment can take a big toll on a person's health.
Hypothermia Risk In Sandy's AftermathWith power out and temperatures dropping, keeping warm is more than a comfort issue.
Potential Health Risk With New Light BulbsAccording to a new study, money-saving fluorescent light bulbs emit high levels of ultraviolet radiation.
Insomnia, Anxiety Drugs May Raise Dementia RiskSeniors who take certain kinds of drugs to treat anxiety or insomnia may be more likely to develop dementia.
Seniors, RX Drugs & Driving: A Potential Safety RiskThe AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has issued new warnings for seniors who drive.