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Mar 25, 2013

Transplant Guidelines Too Late for Rabies Victim

Transplant Guidelines Too Late for Rabies Victim

Experts say a Maryland man who died last month of rabies might have been spared under transplant recommendations that hadn't yet been published when he got a kidney from an infected donor in 2011.

Mar 15, 2013

Rare Rabies Death Linked to Kidney Transplant

Rare Rabies Death Linked to Kidney Transplant

The Maryland patient who died of rabies earlier this month contracted the disease from an organ transplant, health officials say.

Jan 11, 2013

Maryland's First Flu Death at Frederick Memorial

Maryland's First Flu Death at Frederick Memorial

Frederick Memorial Hospital confirmed to News4 Maryland's first flu-related death this season.

Aug 22, 2012

New Concussion Guidelines in Maryland Schools

New Concussion Guidelines in Maryland Schools

The new school year in Maryland comes with new guidelines for student athletes and concussions.

Aug 17, 2012

Six Cases of Swine Flu in Maryland

Six Cases of Swine Flu in Maryland

Six people have been diagnosed with swine flu in Maryland.

Aug 16, 2012

Case of West Nile Virus Reported in D.C. Area

Case of West Nile Virus Reported in D.C. Area

A second West Nile virus case was reported in Maryland.

Jul 18, 2012
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By Brian Witte

Health Advocates Cheer Use of Md. Alcohol Tax

Health Advocates Cheer Use of Md. Alcohol Tax

Maryland health officials are highlighting $14.3 million they can use to expand community-based, long-term care for seniors and the physically disabled with the help of an increased state alcohol tax, which has...

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.

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