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Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 02:47 PM EDT

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Certain diabetes drugs can cause severe and disabling joint pain, the Food and Drug Administration warned patients on Friday. "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that the type 2 diabetes...

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 12:19 PM EDT

3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his mother, uniting three generations. The new mother, who lost her own uterus to cancer in her 20s,...

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 08:46 PM EDT

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a potentially deadly germ on their clothing, researchers report. They found respiratory syncytial virus...

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 at 08:54 PM EDT

Former Fairfax Co. Inmate Returns to Jail to Educate

Former Fairfax Co. Inmate Returns to Jail to Educate

A woman locked up in Fairfax County five years ago during a manic episode returns to the jail to help deputies and police officers better handle inmates with mental health issues.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 at 01:40 PM EDT

The Correlation Between Picky Eating, Depression

The Correlation Between Picky Eating, Depression

Dr. Joshua Weiner explains the correlation between picky eating in childhood and depression in adults.

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.

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