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May 9, 2012

Tuberculosis Reported at Md. High School

Tuberculosis Reported at Md. High School

A student at North Point High School in Waldorf, Md., has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and is under medical care, according to the Charles County Department of Health.

Mar 20, 2012

Facial Transplant Completed at UMD Med Center

Facial Transplant Completed at UMD Med Center

Doctors at the University of Maryland Medical Center have completed a facial transplant.

Feb 10, 2012

Md. Considers Banning Teens From Tanning Beds

Md. Considers Banning Teens From Tanning Beds

The Maryland State Senate is considering a bill that bans minors from indoor tanning beds.

Feb 8, 2012

Region's Divorce Rates Among Nation's Lowest

Region's Divorce Rates Among Nation's Lowest

The divorce rate in America is dropping and the economy could be the primary reason.

Feb 2, 2012

35 Cases of Illness Tied to Raw Milk

35 Cases of Illness Tied to Raw Milk

The number of people stricken with illness after consuming raw milk from the same dairy has risen to 35 in four states.

Jan 27, 2012

Infections Linked to Raw Milk

Infections Linked to Raw Milk

Multiple cases of infection are linked to raw, unpasteurized milk from Pennsylvania.

Jan 16, 2012

Crashes Involving Headphones Skyrocket

Crashes Involving Headphones Skyrocket

A new study by University of Maryland researchers finds injuries and fatalities among pedestrians with headphones tripled in six years.

Dec 29, 2011

Environmentalists Call For Stricter Manure Regulations

Environmentalists Call For Stricter Manure Regulations

Some environmental activists want to see tighter regulations on what Maryland's poultry farmers do with all that chicken waste.

Dec 15, 2011

Maryland Health Rankings by County Released

Maryland Health Rankings by County Released

New health rankings of Maryland show a big gap in the counties that border D.C.

Nov 10, 2011

Walter Reed Hospital in Bethesda Renamed

Walter Reed Hospital in Bethesda Renamed

Top military leaders officially renamed the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda Thursday.

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