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Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 11:54 PM EDT

Md. Woman Has Stomach Removed to Prevent Cancer

Md. Woman Has Stomach Removed to Prevent Cancer

Maryland woman Terri Beach found out she had a rare genetic mutation that increases the risk of gastric cancer by more than 80 percent -- so she opted to have her stomach removed.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 04:19 PM EDT

FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

A vegan spread called Just Mayo isn't actually mayonnaise, according to U.S. regulators, because it doesn't actually have eggs in it. Hampton Creek, the company behind the spread, was issued a warning letter on...

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 01:25 PM EDT

More Businesses Selling Cigarettes to Minors in Md.

More Businesses Selling Cigarettes to Minors in Md.

Maryland health officials report a “troubling increase” in the number of businesses selling tobacco to minors.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 01:23 PM EDT

VIDEO: Ground Beef Safety Tips

VIDEO: Ground Beef Safety Tips

Consumer Reports analyzed packaged ground beef from across the country and found potentially concerning levels of bacteria in hundreds of pounds of meat. Click the link below for tips on safely handling...

Friday, Aug 21, 2015 at 08:23 PM EDT

Laurel Regional Hospital Maternity Ward Closing

Laurel Regional Hospital Maternity Ward Closing

Laurel Regional Hospital is closing its maternity ward Oct. 10, Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins reported.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 05:35 PM EDT

First Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in D.C.

First Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in D.C.

Washington, D.C., confirmed its first human case of West Nile Virus this year.

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